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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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Nokia Lumia 2520 flame stoked with Power Keyboard by mail

Nokia Lumia 2520 flame stoked with Power Keyboard by mail

The fabled Nokia tablet is finally out in the real world, going by the name Nokia Lumia 2520 and looking every bit like the Lumia smartphone-inspired slate the world expected. What might not have been expected quite so much by the Nokia-hungry fans in our environment was the keyboard add-on. This Nokia Power Keyboard attaches to the Lumia 2520 and makes the machine into a full-fledged notebook, so to speak.

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Genius LuxePad i9010 Bluetooth keyboard for iPad mini debuts

Genius LuxePad i9010 Bluetooth keyboard for iPad mini debuts

Genius has unveiled a new Bluetooth keyboard that is sized specifically for use with the Apple iPad mini. The new keyboard is called the LuxePad i9010 and it uses Bluetooth 3.0. The keyboard is also designed to clip onto the front of the iPad mini to provide protection to the iPad screen.

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Asus TransKeyboard offers an integrated folding stand and makes typing easier

Asus TransKeyboard offers an integrated folding stand and makes typing easier

Anyone who's ever tried to do much real work from a tablet knows that using an on-screen keyboard for typing can be very tedious. That is why most people that actually work from their tablet use some sort of external keyboard. Keyboards that can act as protective covers are coming more and more popular.

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Google Hangouts adds SMS support but KitKat keyboard prompts typist fury

Google Hangouts adds SMS support but KitKat keyboard prompts typist fury

Google has released Hangouts 2.0 for Android, adding in SMS and MMS support in addition to enabling group MMS conversations and embedding animated GIFs. Promised when the incoming update was first revealed late last month, the new app also drops alongside an update to the Android keyboard, also bringing it to version 2.0, though that change has been met with less enthusiasm from users.

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Swype 1.6 pushed with mini keyboard and voice recognition boosts

Swype 1.6 pushed with mini keyboard and voice recognition boosts

There’s a new Swype in town this week for Android, running with new features requested by the masses throughout the year. This version of the 3rd-party keyboard software continues to replace the standard keyboard experience on your Android device, both smartphone and tablet, and here brings on the ability to work with the tiniest of keyboards for your most massive machines. In other words - you no longer need to have a keyboard that’s as wide as your display.

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Razer unveils lineup of Battlefield 4 branded gaming peripherals and accessories

Razer unveils lineup of Battlefield 4 branded gaming peripherals and accessories

Razer has been making some very interesting gaming peripherals for a long time including a number of mice and keyboards designed specifically for gamers. We talked about the new Razer Tartarus gamepad in August. Razer has announced a new series of Battlefield 4 themed gaming peripherals and accessories designed for fans of the video game who also need high-quality products to game with. The series includes headphones, a keyboard, mouse pads, a mouse, and more.

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Apple iPad Air keyboard cases unveiled by Kensington

Apple iPad Air keyboard cases unveiled by Kensington

Kensington has been making accessories for a number of Apple gadgets and other devices for years. The company has announced a new line of keyboard cases for Apple's iPad Air. The new accessories include the Kensington KeyFolio Pro for iPad Air, the Kensington KeyFolio Executive for iPad Air, the Kensington KeyCover Hard Case for iPad, and the Kensington KeyFolio Exact for iPad Air.

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Belkin iPad Air Qode Slim, Thin, and Ultimate Keyboard Cases to launch next month

Belkin iPad Air Qode Slim, Thin, and Ultimate Keyboard Cases to launch next month

Apple has introduced its latest iPad, the iPad Air, which we got our hands on earlier today. Following this, Belkin has announced three keyboard models for the new slate, each offering its own features for users of many varieties, whether an on-the-go casual user or a business power user. All three will be available for purchase in early November.

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ROCCAT RYOS MK mechanical gaming keyboard released with built-in processor

ROCCAT RYOS MK mechanical gaming keyboard released with built-in processor

The folks at ROCCAT have revealed release information at last for the keyboards it showed off earlier this year at CES 2013. Three models appear in this series, each of them with a "top of the line" quality - as marked by ROCCAT, of course, for the whole collection. There's a standard RYOS MK, another with full backlighting with the name RYOS MK GLOW, and a biggest-and-best model called RYOS MK PRO with all of the features of the other models paired with per-key lighting and its very own SDK for software development.

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