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Magic FrogPad bestows one-handed data entry upon Mac users

Magic FrogPad bestows one-handed data entry upon Mac users

Space at your desk can sometimes be at a premium, something that full-size QWERTY keyboards don't always help with. The folks at FrogPad are here to help with the new Magic FrogPad, a cling that crams the functionality of a full QWERTY keyboard into a one-handed keypad. The Magic FrogPad can fit the Apple Magic Trackpad "perfectly" (hence the name), and comes in designs made for both left- and right-handed people.

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Apple TV getting Bluetooth keyboard functionality with iOS 6.1

Apple TV getting Bluetooth keyboard functionality with iOS 6.1

For some, using an iOS device as a keyboard for Apple TV is good enough, but according to a new report from 9to5Mac, it won't be long before Apple TV users have more options when it comes to keyboard input. Specifically, we're talking about Bluetooth keyboard functionality, which is apparently a new feature that's about to land in iOS 6.1. Spotted in the latest Apple TV beta, this new functionality will likely be a big hit with a lot of users.

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SwiftKey Flow Beta available for download and hands-on action

SwiftKey Flow Beta available for download and hands-on action

It's time to get your SwiftKey Flow on with the official Beta release right this minute, complete with a lovely colorful tail for your typing finger! SwiftKey Flow is a new edition of the next-generation predictive keyboard for Android, here bringing on not just one of the most advanced learning engines in the keyboard universe, but a way to type that'll have the competition rather nervous. This release is part of the SwiftKey team's super powerful VIP community, a group of intrepid citizens of the web working as lab rats for the greater good of the app!

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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard Review

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Keyboard Review

Along with Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Phone 8, Microsoft has released a handful of new keyboards, trying to cover the wide range of people who need a physical keyboard regardless of it they're working on desktop or on a tablet. Of all of these keyboards, the new Sculpt Comfort Keyboard is probably the most interesting. The Sculpt is another ergonomic keyboard in a sea of products that claim to cut down on wrist strain and actually make typing easier. The question is whether that's actually the case, or if it's all PR fluff meant to get us to hand over cash for a keyboard we might not even need. Read on to hear the verdict.

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iKey unveils ultra-compact SWB-86-TP keyboard

iKey unveils ultra-compact SWB-86-TP keyboard

iKey has announced the latest model in its line of ultra-compact keyboards: the SWB-86-TP. This rugged unit is part of the company's WaterBoard line of keyboards, and is aimed at the public safety market, particularly for in-vehicle use. The SWB-86-TP is completely plug-and-play, meaning you can just grab it and go, no drivers required.

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Microsoft Surface pre-orders delayed in UK, apologetic coupon sent instead

Microsoft Surface pre-orders delayed in UK, apologetic coupon sent instead

This week the folks at Microsoft have made one gigantically undeniable effort to let the world know they're ready for Windows 8 to hit the public, but in the UK, they've hit a bit of a snag. It would appear that those early adopters hoping to get a Microsoft Surface this week after having pre-ordered one when they were placed on sale are now receiving a notice. This notice says that Microsoft is sorry that conflicting messages had been sent through various portals giving different odd delivery dates, be they later or earlier than originally stated - as it turns out, the original date range stands.

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SwiftKey Flow announced, looks to take on Swype

SwiftKey Flow announced, looks to take on Swype

If you're an avid Android user, you're probably using a third-party keyboard app of some kind. It's not that the stock keyboard sucks, but it's just that there's other keyboard options that are a lot better. For most users, it's a fight between SwiftKey and Swype. Both are very different from each other, but face stiff competition. However, SwiftKey is looking to offer the best of both worlds with SwiftKey Flow.

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Mad Catz STRIKE 5 is the wildest gaming keyboard ever

Mad Catz STRIKE 5 is the wildest gaming keyboard ever

If you're in the market for a new gaming keyboard to go along with you gaming PC, Mad Catz has one of the most interesting I've seen in a long time. The keyboard is called the STRIKE 5 and is available for pre-order right now for $199.99. Rather than being a simple gaming keyboard like we see from other manufacturers; this one is actually made up of five different modules.

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FAVI launches palm-size Bluetooth keyboard with integrated track pad

FAVI launches palm-size Bluetooth keyboard with integrated track pad

FAVI has unveiled a new and very small keyboard that uses Bluetooth to connect to a bunch of different gadgets that are on the market right now. The company says that the keyboard is designed with familiar Android buttons and is perfect for connecting to your favorite Tablet such as the Kindle Fire and others that support Bluetooth keyboards. The keyboard also has integrated media control keys.

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