Keyboard

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 [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Gaming Gear, Reviews

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android, Bluetooth Gear, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android, Bluetooth Gear, iOS, News

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 [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Computer Gear, Reviews

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 [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News

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, [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News

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 [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, iOS, Reviews

Typing Karaoke – Rock on

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 [...]

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Posted in: Gaming Gear, Miscellaneous, News

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. I'm a dock kind of person.  It's a personal thing.  The lack of 3rd party accessories for the new [...]

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Posted in: Articles, Do-It-Yourself, How-To, iOS

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 [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables

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 [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News

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 [...]

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Posted in: iOS, News

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables