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qwerty

using an older system or product when a newer one would be better (derived from the arrangement of typewriter keys)
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QWER·TY

 (kwûr′tē)
adj.
Of, relating to, or designating the traditional configuration of computer or typewriter keyboard keys.

[From the first six letters at the upper left.]
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qwerty

(ˈkwɜːtɪ) or

QWERTY keyboard

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) the standard English language typewriter keyboard layout with the characters q, w, e, r, t, and y positioned on the top row of alphabetic characters at the left side of the keyboard
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QWERTY

(ˈkwɜr ti, ˈkwɛr-)

adj.
of or noting the standard typewriter or computer keyboard with q, w, e, r, t, and y being the first six of the top row of letters, starting from the left.
[1925–30]
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The QWERTY keyboard layout was developed to help keep keys from jamming.
JioPhone 2 features a full QWERTY keyboard layout with a four-way navigation key and supports horizontal viewing.
Originally called BlindType by its developers, the QWERTY keyboard layout is positioned at the bottom of the touchscreen.
Its the reason why the QWERTY keyboard layout, devised for typewriters in the 1870s, is still the standard despite the development of several more logical configurations.