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Microsoft Surface Power Cover finally…uh…surfaces!

By: Mark Rosengarten
on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

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 Read More…

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nimblstand tablet + Apple Wireless Keyboard stand review

on Monday, January 6th, 2014

There are all sorts of cases with built-in keyboards for iPads and Android tablets. But the problem with 99% of them is that they aren’t designed to allow you to use the tablet + keyboard on your lap like you can with a laptop computer. Another problem is that most of the keyboards used with Read More…

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ROCCAT Ryos MK Glow mechanical gaming keyboard review

By: Ryan Chapman
on Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

When it comes to PC gaming, one of the sounds you hate to hear is that “beep!” when you’ve pressed down too many keys. This is due to most average keyboards having a set number of keys allowed to be pressed at the same time. The way to combat this is to pick up a Read More…

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Minisuit Nexus 7 (2013) Keyboard Case review

on Monday, October 7th, 2013

During my vacation planning this year, I decided that I was going to leave my 13in Macbook Air laptop at home and only take my Nexus 7 2013 Android tablet. I figured it was a good way to keep me from wanting to do real work while I was supposed to be relaxing on Sanibel Read More…

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NFC portable keyboard for Android phones

on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013
Posted in: Android related, News

If you’re looking for a portable keyboard for your NFC-enabled Android phone, check out the ELECOM NFC Android Wireless keyboard.  This keyboard folds up for travel, and it unfolds to work with most Android 4.0 and higher phones.  It weighs 5 ounces and measures about 13.4″ X 2.6″ X 0.4″.  It has an internal lithium-ion Read More…

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Logitech announces tablet accessories for Samsung Galaxy Tab

on Monday, September 9th, 2013

9 times out of 10, when we hear about a new Bluetooth keyboard case, it’s been made specifically for the iPad. Not this time… Logitech has recently announced new accessories that have been designed especially for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1, 8.0 and 7.0. The new lineup includes the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio for Read More…

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iWALK’s Executive Bluetooth keyboard turns your mobile device into a portable workstation

on Sunday, September 8th, 2013

The Executive Bluetooth 3.0 keyboard from iWALK offers ultimate portability without sacrificing ultimate productivity. The keyboard is only 0.5” thick and weighs 1.4 lbs. It features a full QWERTY keyboard with media control and a cover that doubles as kick stand to support your device. It runs on a Li-Polymer battery that requires only 2 Read More…

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Satechi Bluetooth Wireless Smart Keypad review

on Saturday, July 20th, 2013
Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews

None of the laptops and keyboards I’ve had in the past several years has had a separate numeric keypad, and I still miss them.  Even for something as simple as entering my ZIP Code, I often begin to reach for the right side of my Apple Bluetooth keyboard before I remember there are no number Read More…

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Add a Bluetooth numeric keypad to your computer’s keyboard

on Monday, July 8th, 2013
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

I haven’t had a keyboard with a numeric keypad in many years, but my hand still automatically starts to move to the right whenever I need to enter numbers.  I considered buying Apple’s wired keyboard with a number pad, but it’s too big to fit on my desk and allow room for my mouse.  Satechi Read More…

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Logitech introduces a Wired Keyboard for iPad with plug-and-play convenience

on Friday, May 31st, 2013

The school system in my area recently announced they were purchasing a large number of iPads as part of a new education paradigm.  iPads are wonderful, and no one loves them more than me, but I will admit they are more useful for education purposes when they are paired with a physical keyboard for faster, Read More…

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Brydge iPad Keyboard review

on Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Pairing a Bluetooth keyboard with an iPad is not a new idea. Over the years, we’ve featured countless keyboards and all but one that I can recall, share a common problem… The iPad and keyboard combo can not easily be used on your lap – like a laptop. If you’re one of those people who Read More…

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Typing Karaoke – Rock on

on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

Love karaoke but can’t sing at work ? Think you’re a gun typist ?  Typing Karaoke is a game that merges the two together. Choose from 10 songs like LMFAO’s Sexy and I Know It or Stray Cat’s Rock This Town and type along. Choose a slow song to warm up your vocal … ummm Read More…

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Using an old Apple iPad keyboard dock with your iPhone 5

on Saturday, October 20th, 2012

So, got a new iPhone 5 but can’t find a charging dock?  Bluetooth keyboards aren’t your style?  Well, do you have an Apple iPad keyboard dock?  All you’ll need is the Apple’s $29 Lightning to 30-pin Adapter.

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Celluon Magic Cube – Virtually a Keyboard

on Thursday, October 4th, 2012

Sick of lugging that keyboard around with your tablet or smartphone? The Magic Cube from Celluon is a laser projection system that will display a full size keyboard  with multi-touch mouse capability on any opaque surface. “The projection laser displays the keyboard layout onto any opaque surface. Keystrokes are recognized and relayed via an invisible infrared Read More…

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Logitech Introduces a Washable Keyboard

on Friday, August 24th, 2012
Posted in: Computer Gear, News

My daughter killed two laptops last year by spilling water on them, so you can imagine that the above photo gives me the shivers.  Spills are nothing to fear with the new Washable Keyboard K310 from Logitech.  This is a wired QWERTY keyboard that works with computers running Windows XP, Vista, or 7.  There are Read More…

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CruxSKUNK – Unfortunate Name, Great Keyboard Design

on Sunday, August 19th, 2012

The folks at Crux have been busy working on the ultimate iPad keyboard case and are looking for backing from Kickstarter fans for their new CruxSKUNK. Yeah, that name is ummm… strange. But forget the name and check out the keyboard. First of all, it’s Bluetooth, it has full size keys and a standard layout with Read More…

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Lenovo Thinkpad Tablet Keyboard Folio Case Quick Review

on Monday, July 23rd, 2012

I managed to get my hands on the Thinkpad Tablet Keyboard Folio Case from Lenovo recently, fairly cheaply.  I hadn’t worried about one before as I found that the Tablet was fine without it for my current needs, but the offer was too attractive to knock back. I’ve mentioned in several of my Thinkpad Tablet Read More…

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Touchfire Screen-Top Keyboard for iPad Review

on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Over the years I have reviewed quite a few keyboards for mobile devices. My all time favorite is still ThinkOutside’s Stowaway keyboard which I reviewed over 12 years ago. I would pay good money for an iPad compatible Bluetooth version of their original model right now. But since I don’t have that luxury, I keep looking Read More…

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Spike Keyboard will Turn your iPhone Into a Palm Treo

on Sunday, July 8th, 2012

There must be 100′s of iPad keyboards on the market, but you don’t see many keyboards being offered specifically for the iPhone. The ones that you can find aren’t nearly as cool as the Spike Keyboard which is currently seeking funding through Kickstarter. The Spike Keyboard will be available in 2 versions. They both feature Read More…

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Henge Docks Clique Review

on Friday, June 8th, 2012

The Clique from Henge Docks is a thin, rigid plastic tray with form-fitted recessions engineered to unite your Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad. The Clique not only combines your Apple peripherals, but allows you to use your keyboard and Trackpad without needing a flat surface to place them on, making it perfect for your Read More…

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Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 for Macs

on Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Logitech has just launched the Wireless Solar Keyboard K760.  The K760 is designed for the Mac and follows the K750, which was designed for the PC.  This Bluetooth keyboard will work with all your iDevices that support the Bluetooth keyboard functionality.  The K760 has Mac-friendly function keys and runs totally on solar power.  It’s priced at Read More…

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Forget Bluetooth Keyboards. Try a Wired Keyboard With Your iPad

on Tuesday, May 1st, 2012

I’ve been trying to find the perfect keyboard case for the iPad and realized that the Apple Bluetooth keyboard and a stand is actually my perfect solution for the iPad.  Macally has something I hadn’t considered – a wired keyboard for the iPad.  The iKEY30 Keyboard for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch is a full-sized Read More…

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Clique by Henge Docks

on Monday, April 30th, 2012

For those of you who have not heard of Henge Docks, they manufacture docking stations for Apple MacBooks. They have expanded their product line to include the Clique, a smartly done device that unites Apple’s Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad into a single unit/device. The Clique is a tray with insets that securely holds both Read More…

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iHome Releases iDM5 Executive Work Station

on Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

The iHome iDM5 is a Bluetooth keyboard speaker system for smartphones and tablets. It features a full sized keyboard along with speakers and a microphone that offer speakerphone and streaming audio capability. The speakers have SoundClear® Voice echo cancellation and Music 3D technology along with SRS TruBass sound enhancement. If all that doesn’t get you interested, the iDM5 Read More…

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iKeyboard for iPad, iPad 2, and New iPad Review

on Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

I’ve started a quest to find a way to touch-type on an iPad without having to use a heavy case with a non-standard keyboard in it.  I already wrote about my attempt to hack my own case/lapdesk for the iPad and Apple Bluetooth keyboard.  Today, I’ll be looking at something completely different.  The iKeyboard started Read More…