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iPad Pro Smart Keyboard could soon have backlit scissor keys

iPad Pro Smart Keyboard could soon have backlit scissor keys

Forget the AirPods and the Mac Pro Cheese Grater. Apple's most reviled product may not have been a distinct product but a component instead. Fortunately, it seems that the company is ready to put its butterfly switches behind it and is spreading the good news of good old scissor switches. In fact, it may even spread that to a rather unexpected recipient, the iPad Pro. Hopefully not before it comes to other MacBooks first.

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Logitech Ergo K860 keyboard is the perfect MX Vertical companion

Logitech Ergo K860 keyboard is the perfect MX Vertical companion

Over the past couple of years, we’ve seen Logitech attempt to build out its range of ergonomic PC accessories, most notably with the MX Vertical mouse. The MX Vertical has a design that definitely takes some getting used to, but today we’re seeing the company launch something a little more familiar: an ergonomic keyboard. Officially dubbed the Ergo K860, this keyboard looks similar to many of the other ergonomic keyboards out there, but it has some features that may help stand out in a sea of competitors.

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MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard could be the promised 13-inch model

MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard could be the promised 13-inch model

Apple is equally famous and notorious for its obsession with design and, in particular, making things as slim as possible. Sometimes that has breathtaking results but there are other times when it becomes an infuriating experience. One of the most recent cases, which has actually resulted in a lawsuit, is Apple's reviled butterfly keyboard switches. Apple has finally reverted to using scissor switches in the 16-inch MacBook Pro and now it seems that a new model will soon be out with that same Magic Keyboard.

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Fujitsu Happy Hacking Keyboard 3, 20 years later: USB-C and Bluetooth

Fujitsu Happy Hacking Keyboard 3, 20 years later: USB-C and Bluetooth

Fujitsu released a new edition of their Happy Hacking Keyboard, a "cult classic" keyboard that's remained largely the same for over 20 years. The newest round of "HHKB" models are called HHKB Pro 3, and they come in three different versions. There's the HHKB Pro 3 Classic, HHKB Pro 3 HYBRID, and HHKB Pro 3 HYBRID Type-S. New accessories were also shown, including wrist rests, tablet/phone stands with travel bags, a protective lid, and a carrying case bundle.

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Samsung SelfieType app gives your phone a camera keyboard

Samsung SelfieType app gives your phone a camera keyboard

The Samsung SelfieType project was shown in more detail today at CES 2020 as an invisible projector keyboard for your phone. This system utilizes front-facing camera sensor systems in modern smart phones (like the Galaxy S10) to track the position of a users' fingers. The phone is propped up in front of the user and the users' hands are positioned like they'd be in front of a WASD keyboard - but the keyboard does not exist!

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 8 and X1 Yoga 5 see icons upgraded

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 8 and X1 Yoga 5 see icons upgraded

Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 range has rightly captured a place in the heart of many a road-warrior, so consider us excited to see the X1 Carbon and X1 Yoga get a CES 2020 refresh. Keeping fan-favorites like the MIL-SPEC hardware and iconic ThinkPad keyboard, the 2020 ThinkPad X1 duo will be part of Intel Project Athena and feature the chip-maker's 10th Gen Core processors.

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Brydge iPad Pro keyboard gets a big addition

Brydge iPad Pro keyboard gets a big addition

Brydge has been teasing an iPad Pro keyboard with a trackpad for a while now, and today we finally got to see it in the flesh. Officially dubbed the Brydge Pro+, this new keyboard isn't quite available yet, but it will be soon. Just get ready to shell out some cash, because regardless of the version you buy, it's going to be expensive.

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MacBook butterfly keyboard lawsuit will proceed after all

MacBook butterfly keyboard lawsuit will proceed after all

Apple may have finally changed back (or changed forward) to a more familiar keyboard mechanism in its new MacBook Pro but that doesn't change the past one bit. It is also not enough, apparently, to save the company from having to fight a class-action suit hurled against it over its previous "butterfly" keyboards. It tried to get that case dismissed but was shot down, effectively giving the green light to move the case forward in court. That is if it isn't settled out of it first.

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Razer Blade 15 Advanced debuts world’s first optical laptop keyboard

Razer Blade 15 Advanced debuts world’s first optical laptop keyboard

You may have already heard of optical mice, which have been around for decades. You may have even heard of optical keyboards, which have also been around for quite a while, at least on desktops. Razer, however, claims to have one-upped its rivals and, by extension, allows its users to gain an "unfair" advantage over their competition. It has just announced what it bills is the world's first optical laptop keyboard which can be yours provided you're willing to buy the only laptop it is available on.

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iPad on-screen keyboard could feel like the real thing in the future

iPad on-screen keyboard could feel like the real thing in the future

On-screen keyboards have become a fact of life but that doesn't make them enjoyable to use. That's especially true for tablets that have large screens that would have been more comfortable to use with larger and more spacious keys. Typing on flat glass with nothing but subtle vibrations of the entire screen will always feel unnatural for some people. Apple's newest patent may offer screen typists a reprieve, that is if it ever becomes and actual implementation.

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Logitech G PRO X keyboard serves up user-replaceable mechanical switches

Logitech G PRO X keyboard serves up user-replaceable mechanical switches

Logitech G has revealed a new mechanical keyboard for its PRO line, and it's bringing an interesting twist to the table. The Logitech G PRO X, as the keyboard is officially called, allows users to swap the mechanical switches themselves. Owning multiple sets of switches to go along with the G PRO X quickly becomes an expensive proposition, but it sounds like the keyboard will offer a level of customization we don't often see outside of DIY circles.

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Fleksy keyboard for Android can now play videos because why not

Fleksy keyboard for Android can now play videos because why not

Remember the days when third-party virtual keyboards for smartphones were the craze? No? How about the time before TV? Fleksy seemingly wants to take a stroll down memory lane to make the case for its latest Fleksyapp, a.k.a. mini addons that give that Android keyboard a bit more functionality. By partnering with VBoard, that "bit more" becomes searching for and even playing videos while you type out messages to your friends about, what else, those videos playing above your keyboard.

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