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  New mobile could make texting a breeze
Updated 24 November 2002, 12.39

The Fastap keyboard
A new mobile phone could do away with the need for that annoying predictive text messaging.

It has a redesigned keypad called the Fastap that gives each letter and number its own key.

It crams the alphabet into the same space that most phones only fit numbers and a couple of other keys.

Each letter sits on a raised bump.

That could spell the end of you having to tap several times for one letter and make texting much easier.

A company called Digit Wireless have invented the gadget but it's not on sale yet - they have to persuade phone makers to want to sell it.

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