Tiny Keyboard Experiment: Living with the ‘Minivan’

I’ve been using this tiny 40% keyboard for a week to see how well I adapt (if at all).

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Hands On With the ‘K-Type,’ an Infinitely Customizable Mechanical Keyboard


The Input Club K-Type makes customizing your keyboard a snap. This board has been in development for a long time, and now it’s almost here; we take it for a spin.

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Das Keyboard taking orders for the first ‘cloud-connected’ mechanical keyboard

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Hands on with Lenovo’s unique Yoga Book convertible tablet: Is it time for an Android laptop?

Lenovo Yoga Book product shot

Lenovo’s Yoga Book is a unique combination of tablet computer, physical keyboard, pressure-sensitive tablet, and Livescribe-like pen. Its sleek design and small form factor make it worth a look for anyone considering a note-taking appliance.

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BlackBerry to Deliver One Last Keyboard Phone

BlackBerry has a new phone in the works, and it will have a physical keyboard, according to reports that surfaced last week. The company recently announced that it would exit the smartphone hardware market and transition to developing back-end mobile security software. However, BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed that one last device is in the pipeline. BlackBerry released the touchscreen-only DTEK50 handset this summer, saying at the time that it would be the last official BlackBerry device.

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Apple is going to completely overhaul the Macbook Pro, according to Bloomberg

The new Macbook Pro will have a touchscreen display above the keyboard, an AMD “Polaris” graphics chip, TouchID, and USB type-C. It will also be thinner, and potentially come in three colors: gray, gold, and silver.

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First Look: iPad Pro 9.7

If you’re willing to sacrifice function keys, an uncramped keyboard, and a USB port for Apple’s thriving app ecosystem, then the iPad Pro 9.7 might be for you—especially if you fancy yourself a c…

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Microsoft debuts Hub Keyboard for iOS with Office 365 support

Article Image Microsoft’s Garage team on Friday released its expected Hub Keyboard for iOS, offering some special advantages for Office 365 users, but not two previously anticipated features.

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Roundup: The best cases you can buy for Apple's 9.7" iPad Pro right now

Article Image With next-generation technology like a magnetic Smart Connector for Smart Keyboard and support for Apple Pencil, Apple’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro marks a new era in portable productivity. To take full advantage of the new features, prospective buyers will want to have cases. Here’s a rundown of some of the best options available.

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Apple issues firmware update for iPad Pro Smart Keyboard

Article Image Owners of Apple’s Smart Keyboard for iPad Pro were issued an over-the-air firmware update for the accessory this week, utilizing the two-way data transfer capabilities of the magnetic Smart Connector.

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The best Smart Connector keyboard for iPad Pro: Apple Smart Keyboard vs. Logitech Create

Article Image The first two Smart Connector accessories for iPad Pro offer very different keyboard style experiences, each addressing two different types of tablet users. But which keyboard is best, Apple’s Smart Keyboard or Logitech’s Create? AppleInsider breaks down which accessory is best for you.

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Microsoft Acquires SwiftKey to Advance AI Goals

Microsoft on Wednesday announced an agreement to acquire SwiftKey, whose software keyboard and SDK are used on more than 300 million Android and iOS devices. SwiftKey’s technology aligns with Microsoft’s vision for more personal computing experiences that “anticipate our needs versus responding to our commands, and directly supports our ambition to reinvent productivity by leveraging the intelligent cloud,” said Microsoft’s Harry Shum. Users have saved an estimated 10 trillion keystrokes since the app was launched in 2010, SwiftKey said.

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Microsoft to bring Windows Phone keyboard, Word Flow, to iOS

Article Image Microsoft is reportedly working on bringing the Windows Phone keyboard — known as Word Flow — to iOS devices, marking the arrival of yet another feature previously exclusive to Microsoft platforms.

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Teardown of iPad Pro Smart Keyboard shows conductive fabric, MacBook-based key design

Article Image A teardown of Apple’s Smart Keyboard accessory, published on Tuesday, shows some of the advanced technology underneath including conductive fabric, and a key design borrowed from the 12-inch Retina MacBook.

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A larger screen gives Apple's iPad Pro a more fully-featured virtual keyboard

Article Image The onscreen keyboard with Apple’s iPad Pro includes a dedicated number and character row, as well as buttons for caps lock, tab and more, taking advantage of the device’s spacious 12.9-inch display.

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