No One Needs a One-Button Hashtag Key But I Want It Anyway

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Are you sick and tired of hitting two keys before each and every hashtag? Have you lost hours at work hunting down the # on your keyboard? Has your pinky been injured from awkward shifting positions? No? Me neither. But isn't this little hashtag keyboard cuuuuuuuute?

HashKey is an idea for a tiny one-key keyboard that only does one thing: Slaps that #hashtag onto your #Twitter #mentions instantly. And it does it without the pain or turmoil of endless shift-holding while you hunt through your keyboard for the hidden hashtagging key (pssssssst, it's over the 3). Think how much time we can save as a society if we don't have to press two keys to make a proper hashtag! Think how many MORE tweets we can post!!!


There are some additional details over at the campaign page, but really, what else do you need to know? It would plug into an existing USB port. It would be designed in molded plastic BUT a stretch goal would include a brushed aluminum model (or shall I say aluminium, it's British) to match your Mac. It's about $26 plus shipping if you pledge to the Kickstarter. The only problem is that these won't be available in time for me to give as Christmas presents to all my social media #friends, but—if they get funded they'll send out a custom tweet to tell your gift recipient it's on the way. [HashKey]