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Google Keyboard updated to learn from Google apps and services

Google Keyboard updated to learn from Google apps and services

In an attempt to make sure it understands what you are trying to say, or in this case, type, Google has endowed its Android keyboard with SwiftKey-like abilities. Now the kebyoard will be able to make smarter predictions and suggestions based on what it learns not only from your own habits but also from data stored on Google's own products.

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Razer Mechanical Switch: a first for gamers

Razer Mechanical Switch: a first for gamers

Today Razer has announced its latest device for gamers, the Razer Mechanical Switch, which is the company's first mechanical switch keyboard designed for game play. The company says it has engineered the keyboard from the ground up, doing so with a focus on its gaming customers, rather than the typists such devices are often aimed at.

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Samsung AR keyboard tech has you twiddling your thumbs

Samsung AR keyboard tech has you twiddling your thumbs

Samsung has developed a new virtual keyboard system that uses augmented reality and twiddling your fingers to replace physical keys, mapping the button layout to different points on the finger. The technology, revealed in a Samsung patent filing, places a dynamic key map over different sections of the fingers, and then relies on a camera to spot which is selected by the user's thumbs. The keyboard could have applications for wearable devices, like the rumored "Samsung Galaxy Glass" tipped to arrive sometime this year, or for alternative text-entry on tablets and phones.

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Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard makes streaming-media device control easier

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard makes streaming-media device control easier

Logitech has announced a new member of the Harmony universal remote family. This isn't a normal remote control like the other offerings Logitech has had in the Harmony line for so long. This is a keyboard aimed at making it easier to type on various game consoles and set top boxes.

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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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