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 [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, iOS, Reviews

Typing Karaoke – Rock on

typing karaoke

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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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 [...]

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

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Posted in: Android, Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables

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 [...]

Posted in: iOS, Reviews

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 [...]

Posted in: iOS, News

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 [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Computer Gear, Home and Kitchen, Laptops and Gear, Reviews, Wireless

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 [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, iOS, Laptops and Gear, News

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 [...]

Posted in: iOS, News

Clique by Henge Docks


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 [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News

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 [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Bluetooth Gear, iOS, News

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 [...]

Posted in: iOS, Reviews

You can control your home theater setup with this handy 2.4GHz Wireless Keyboard with Trackball and IR Remote from Brando.  One side has a 51-key keyboard with function keys and a trackball.  The other side is a universal remote that can replace your pile of remotes if you teach the remote their functions.  You can [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, News

This small USB keyboard from Brando combines a keyboard, mouse, and multi-touch functions into one compact device.  The FelTouch Bonepad 2.4GHz Wireless Keyboard is 5.9" X 3.3" X 0.7" and weighs only 3 ounces.  It comes with a USB dongle to pair the Bonepad with Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac, or Linux computers with USB HID keyboard/mouse, [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News

Sometimes when I'm being nostalgic and remembering how much I loved the Palm Treo smartphone, I start wishing my iPhone had a physical keyboard. Real keys beat touchscreen keyboard keys any day right? I decided to find out by trying the iPhone 4/4S Sliding Bluetooth Keyboard Case and Stand Combo from CELLMACS, which adds a slide out keyboard [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, iOS, Reviews
Open keyboard and folding device stand

Back in the day when Palms and PDAs ruled the portable electronics market, you could get several designs of folding or mini keyboards to connect to your PDA to turn it from a 'consumptive' device (that mostly displays content) to a 'creative' one (one that allows you to easily create new content). Sure, you could [...]

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

The One Keyboard from Matias is designed to plug into your computer (PC or Mac) for use as a keyboard and a 2-port USB 2.0 hub.  The standard model (shown above) is also designed to "connect wirelessly" to your iPhone or via Bluetooth to other smartphones for easy data entry.  You switch between the computer [...]

Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, News

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