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Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard and Folio promise slim iPad Mini protection

Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard and Folio promise slim iPad Mini protection

Logitech has announced two new folio products aimed towards iPad Mini owners who want a bit of protection and a mobile keyboard without bidding farewell to the tablet's thin form factor. The Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio and Folio Protective Case are both aimed at the smaller iPad model, and promise to be both ultrathin and ultralight without compromising in quality.

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Microsoft Sculpt desktop accessories offer health-centric ergonomic designs

Microsoft Sculpt desktop accessories offer health-centric ergonomic designs

Those who spend any significant amount of time every day at their desk know the discomfort that can result from an improper work setup, whether it be a stiff back or a pinched nerve. Such was reflected in a Healthy Computing Survey conducted by Microsoft, which it made available today to coincide with the launch of two ergonomic desktop accessories: the Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop and the Sculpt Comfort Desktop.

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Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820 arrives with built-in trackpad

Logitech Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820 arrives with built-in trackpad

Logitech has announced a new wireless keyboard that comes with a built-in trackpad. The TK820 is a new teardrop-shaped keyboard that includes a chiclet style keyboard layout and a huge trackpad built in on the right side. It's not quite as large as Apple's Magic Trackpad or the company's own Wireless Touchpad, but it's larger than any laptop trackpad we've seen, at least.

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POSEIDON Illuminated mechanical gaming keyboard to launch this month

POSEIDON Illuminated mechanical gaming keyboard to launch this month

Tt eSports has taken the wraps off its latest gaming keyboard, the mechanical POSEIDON Illuminated. So that gamers "could have the change to experience" a mechanical gaming keyboard, Tt eSports promises that the device is a high-end offering that falls into an affordable price range, with the MSRP being pegged at $80 USD.

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Samsung Galaxy Folder may return flip phone to fashionability with Android

Samsung Galaxy Folder may return flip phone to fashionability with Android

With the Samsung Galaxy Folder, a smartphone from this worldwide manufacturer will single-handedly bring back the fashionability of physical QWERTY keyboards. At least that's what the tip is from Korea along manufacturing lines where the smartphone is said to be being built. There it's rumored that large amounts of reports of "discomfort" have been rolling in on the backs of their massively successful touchscreen-only device lines - and it may be time to create yet another Galaxy handset.

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Logitech Wired Keyboard for iPad eschews Bluetooth for old-school connection

Logitech Wired Keyboard for iPad eschews Bluetooth for old-school connection

Logitech isn't short on keyboards for the iPad, but for those sick of changing batteries its new wired version may be the answer. Billed as ideal for the classroom - where, as Logitech points out, more and more schools are deploying Apple's tablet as a learning aid - the new 'board would also work in a home desktop setup, with versions for both the new Lightning port on the iPad mini and fourth-gen iPad Retina, and a Dock Connector model for older slates.

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Bill Gates: iPad users frustrated over lack of keyboard

Bill Gates: iPad users frustrated over lack of keyboard

Microsoft founder and former CEO Bill Gates thinks that a majority of iPad users are frustrated with the tablet over the lack of a physical keyboard, as well as the inability to access Microsoft Office to create documents. He then points to the Microsoft Surface as a proper tablet of sorts, with a desktop-like operating system and access to a physical keyboard.

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Swype confirms talks with Apple over keyboard tech

Swype confirms talks with Apple over keyboard tech

The popular keyboard that lets you use swipe gestures to type out notes and messages, known as Swype, has been invading Android for quite some time, and the feature is included in the latest Android Jelly Bean version, but it seems that the company behind the popular keyboard tech talked business with Apple recently about the possibility of including Swype.

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Swype now available via Google Play

Swype now available via Google Play

Nuance has rolled out its latest update for Swype, bringing with it some new keyboard themes, and a few other improvements and and change. The big news, however, is that for the first time Android users can get the keyboard app from Google Play, which has a limited-time special price of $0.99, after which point you'll have to shell out an unspecified amount.

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Minuum Android keyboard sparks crowdfund interest with one-row layout

Minuum Android keyboard sparks crowdfund interest with one-row layout

This week a set of developers hoping to create a new way for users to use touchscreen-based keyboards have seem some significant success, finding 873% of their goal met in their first crowdfunded venture. The app environment these developers have presented is "Minuum Keyboard", one created for Android devices initially, here showing off the entire English alphabet in a single row near the bottom of a smartphone or tablet screen. Having met their Indegogo goal several times over, they're now headed for a June release for the software in beta.

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Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio borrows Surface RT style for iPad

Logitech FabricSkin Keyboard Folio borrows Surface RT style for iPad

Keyboard cases for the iPad are nothing new, there are plenty of them on the market today. That doesn't mean there isn't room for new offerings that are either easier-to-use, better looking, or more durable. Logitech has unveiled a new keyboard cover called the FabricSkin Keyboard Folio that brings the style of the Microsoft Surface RT to your iPad.

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Cooler Master unveils CM Storm QuickFire Stealth keyboard

Cooler Master unveils CM Storm QuickFire Stealth keyboard

When it comes to keyboards for gamers and touch typists, many people prefer the old-fashioned mechanical keyboard. Most of the keyboards we use today feature membrane keys that don't have the same sort of click as old-school fully mechanical keys. Gaming peripheral manufacturer CM Storm has announced the launch of the new mechanical keyboard called the QuickFire Stealth.

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