Keyboard

iKey FZ-G1 Jumpseat fully rugged keyboard unveiled

iKey FZ-G1 Jumpseat fully rugged keyboard unveiled

During CES 2013 Panasonic launched a new rugged tablet called the Toughpad FZ-G1. That tablet offered no physical keyboard from Panasonic and was a touchscreen only device. There are plenty of keyboard accessories on the market that might work with that Toughpad, but there are few rugged options that can survive the environment the FZ-G1 is meant to live in.

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Wink It Keyboard for Android lets you use pictures instead of words

Wink It Keyboard for Android lets you use pictures instead of words

There are plenty of keyboard apps out there for users of Android smartphones. Most of the keyboards are serious bits of software that aim to make typing better than it is on the standard Android keyboard. A new keyboard app has entered beta for Android users that is not so serious.

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SwiftKey Note arrives with Evernote in tow

SwiftKey Note arrives with Evernote in tow

Ever the keyboard app-creating developers looking for another road into the iOS world of typing, SwiftKey has revealed an app called SwiftKey Note today, ready for one-shot saving of ideas. This app allows the user to work with SwiftKey's quick-type keyboard with all its various powers alongside full inclusion with Evernote account authorization.

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Matias Ergo Pro Keyboard crams mechanical switches inside an ergonomic shell

Matias Ergo Pro Keyboard crams mechanical switches inside an ergonomic shell

Matias isn’t exactly a household name when it comes to keyboards and other computer peripherals, but the company has a number of offerings. Matias had several keyboards on display this month including the Wireless Secure Pro keyboard that went up for pre-order this month. Matias is back with another keyboard for those that need ergonomics.

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Matias Secure Pro wireless keyboard brings 128-bit encryption, goes up for pre-order

Matias Secure Pro wireless keyboard brings 128-bit encryption, goes up for pre-order

Matias has put its new wireless keyboard, the Secure Pro, up for pre-order on its website. With the keyboard, which is compact in nature and has a no-nonsense business design, comes wireless connectivity and 128-bit AES encryption to keep data away from prying eyes, which the company says is the strongest encryption you can get with a wireless keyboard.

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MSI G Series Gaming Laptops tap SteelSeries Engine for rainbow keyboard customizations

MSI G Series Gaming Laptops tap SteelSeries Engine for rainbow keyboard customizations

Supposing you’ve never used a SteelSeries keyboard before, or you’ve never seen an MSI-made gaming notebook up close and personal, the ushering in of this lineup should throw you for a bit of a loop. What we’re looking at here is the MSI G Series Gaming collection of gaming laptops, with everything from the GT Dominator to the GS Stealth coming up hard with the ability to support some of today’s hardest-hitting games. Where SteelSeries comes in is in the software side of the keyboard.

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Logitech PRO case for Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO comes with a keyboard

Logitech PRO case for Samsung Galaxy NotePRO and TabPRO comes with a keyboard

Given the enormous bodies of Samsung's newest tablet lineup, it's not hard to imagine them being used in settings where a regular laptop would be. For those situations, Logitech is providing the new Logitech PRO that not only protects the Samsung Galaxy NotePRO or Galaxy TabPRO but also offers a full-sized keyboard for those intensive typing sessions.

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Corsair Cherry MX RGB keyboard hands-on

Corsair Cherry MX RGB keyboard hands-on

Corsair was here at CES showing off some goodies. There was quite a few items sitting on display and there was talk of the Raptor K40 gaming keyboard as well as the Raptor M45 gaming mouse. While those two items were solid and certainly good options for those looking for new gaming accessories, there was another star here -- a rather colorful keyboard.

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Typo iPhone keyboard hands-on: BlackBerry’s bane

Typo iPhone keyboard hands-on: BlackBerry’s bane

There’s only one Bluetooth-connected iPhone keyboard out there this week that connects the way Typo’s QWERTY does. What we’re aiming to take a peek at here is if the lawsuit aimed at this company by BlackBerry earlier this month is really worth all the fuss. What we’ve found so far is tha yes, when you get up close, there’s no mistaking that this keyboard is directly inspired by BlackBerry’s own classic physical keys.

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Feenix Autore mechanical keyboard debuts at CES 2014

Feenix Autore mechanical keyboard debuts at CES 2014

The world of mechanical keyboards is a robust one, particularly when it comes to gamer-centric offerings. In that market subset, Feenix has introduced the new Autore mechanical gaming keyboard here at CES 2014. The design, says the maker, gathers its inspiration from Stanley Kubrick, and that it aims to reduce fatigue and speed up typing.

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Typo BlackBerry-esque iPhone keyboard draws lawsuit

Typo BlackBerry-esque iPhone keyboard draws lawsuit

Remember that BlackBerry keyboard-looking case for the iPhone that popped up at the tail end of 2013? Looks like BlackBerry saw it too, and they weren't too happy about how similar it looked to their own handset models. The Typo iPhone keyboard is the subject of a brand new California court case which suggests the accessory is a "blatant" copy of BlackBerry's own designs.

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Xbox One and PS4 keyboard and mouse integration being hacked with XIM4

Xbox One and PS4 keyboard and mouse integration being hacked with XIM4

While users of both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 will still be using standard controllers for first-person-shooters for the foreseeable future, the creator of XIM is hard at work hacking. A fellow by the name OBsIV has created a hardware system called “Xbox Input Machine” - having started this project approximately 6 years ago on the Xbox 360 - now appearing on the Xbox One and potentially the PS4 as well.

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