Keyboard

Computer keyboards are almost a dime a dozen anymore. With different sizes, ergonomic, backlit, nonbacklit, wireless and wired. I will be honest I still use the original keyboard that was provided with my desktop computer. So, in order get me to want to switch over to a new keyboard it has to have some interesting [...]

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I knew a co-worker who swore by those misshapen "ergonomic" keyboards.  I never quite understood them until I saw the Kinesis Advantage keyboard about 10 years ago in person.  I was intrigued by the dual concave shape and layout.  I finally got to try the latest version, the Advantage2. For those who are familiar with [...]

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When you sit behind a computer all day long and then go home and do the same thing, you want keyboard that is as comfortable as possible to use. And when you touch type like I do, you want to make sure that keyboard doesn't end up causing carpal tunnel problems with your wrists. When [...]

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Gest

Keyboards are so 30 years ago and the creators of Gest say it’s time for an upgrade. Gest is a device people can wear on their hands to control a computer or smartphone. Users can customize gestures for keyboard shortcuts, to adjust music, control lights and adjust sliders in Photoshop. If you have a Gest for each hand, [...]

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Keyboardio's Model 01 ergonomic keyboard launched on Kickstarter Monday, June 15. Keyboardio hit its $120,000 goal in 2.5 hours and currently stand at $370,000 in funding. The Keyboardio Model 01 features an adjustable two-piece maple body, an advanced ergonomic design, sculpted keycaps, and applications-specific macros. Built on Arduino technology, the Model 01 is hacker-friendly open [...]

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Synergy, a mouse and keyboard sharing utility, recently released a new version of its software – Synergy Pro. The Pro version offers turn-key SSL encryption, which helps keep sensitive data safe on public networks, as well as upgraded technical support. Synergy lets you use one mouse and keyboard combination on two or more different computers. [...]

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Typing on a touchscreen is more difficult that typing on normal keyboards because the smooth, flat screen offers you no physical clues to let you know if you've even touched a key as you type.  The Phorm case changes that by overlaying physical clues on the touchscreen when you need it.  Slide a switch on the [...]

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Keyboards are a dime a dozen these days.  The feel of one is very important since I type a lot everyday.  I'm always on the lookout for one to use with my HTPC that I keep at home, so today I'll take a look at the iPazzPort Keyboard. This keyboard includes a touchpad that doubles [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews, Wireless

How would you like to use a full sized keyboard and mouse to interact with your smartphone and tablet without having to carry a set of peripherals with you? You can with the KeyShair from IOGear. Just plug the KeyShair USB adapter into a desktop or laptop computer (PC or Mac), run the built in app [...]

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Posted in: Android, Bluetooth Gear, iOS, News

I decided that I would write this review with the product I’m reviewing, the Microsoft All-in-One Media keyboard, and I’ll tell you right from the start that it is likely the last thing that I’ll type with this keyboard. After several weeks of cramped typing at my desk, I’m really looking forward to getting back [...]

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When I was a kid, I used my mom's old Underwood typewriter to write my own stories and newsletters that only myself and my sister read. I loved that typewriter, fitting in a piece of paper, twisting the knob on the platen to position the paper, pressing down the keys and seeing the individual type [...]

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I realize that I definitely have a thing for nice input devices. I'm always on the lookout for a good keyboard and mouse (especially at work), since I type and sit all day long.  Recently I had the chance to review the Rapoo E9070 Wireless Ultra-slim Keyboard, so I took the chance since I already use [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews, Wireless

You want a keyboard for your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch, but you don't want to deal with the usual undersized keyboards with non-standard, cramped layouts that are the norm.  The Griffin Wired Keyboard for iOS Devices is a full-sized keyboard with the standard layout and tactile feedback you're used to with Apple keyboards.  It [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News

The new line of Auto-Fit Bluetooth keyboards from ZAGG offers one-size fits all compatibility with a wide range of Android tablets from multiple manufacturers. The keyboards feature a spring-loaded cover that can expand to accommodate the specific height of the Android tablet. When inserted, the Auto-Fit keyboard turns the tablet into a pseudo mini laptop, with a cover that [...]

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Fans of Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet, your wait is over!  Boost that Haswell goodness' battery life a further 70% with the Surface Power Cover.  This keyboard boasts touch-typable keys that folds back out of the way when you want to use your Surface Pro as a tablet, disabling the keys or can be closed up [...]

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