M.I.C Gadget’s iStation will turn your modern-day iPad into a retro-style computer when it’s docked. In fact, one of these docks even looks kind of like the original wooden cases found on the Apple I computer.
It’s true that it will take some time before we rid ourselves of keyboards. I can actually see how the Microsoft Kinect tech might lead to an interface device that’s very futuristic and gesture-based and voice-based, which is pretty cool.
If you’re actually trying to get some work done on your tablet or phone, instead of just consuming media, then you most likely need a keyboard. It’s either that, or switch out your tablet for a MacBook Air or netbook.
Touchscreen keyboards in tablet are only barely usable, which is why along with cases and stands, external keyboards are one of the most popular accessories for the iPad. Most of these third-party keyboards require power, are quite bulky and add another thing to carry with you.
Let’s be honest, transforming your iPad into a netbook with a somewhat bulky Bluetooth keyboard seems a bit like a paradox; the whole reason why the iPad 2 is so easy to carry around is that it’s extremely light and you can still use it for a variety of purposes.
Tablets are fantastic little devices, and you can certainly replace your notebook with one if you want to for light word processing and general computer work. The fact is that for most of us, the on-screen keyboard really sucks.
Are you ready for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3? If you are eagerly waiting for the PC version, then feast your eyes on this matching keyboard and mouse. Logitech has just announced the Logitech Laser Mouse G9X and Logitech Gaming Keyboard G105 to compliment the game.
If you’re looking for a keyboard you can use with your iPad or other mobile gadget, but hate the idea of keyboards which can accidentally turn on and waste battery while in your bag, you might want to check out this invention.
If you’re a Mac user and you yearn to use a numeric keypad, then look no further. Mobee’s Magic Numpad might look flimsy, but it will transform your Apple Magic Trackpad into a numeric keypad thanks to the accompanying software.
Logitech has just announced another Bluetooth keyboard for the iPad. It’s called the Logitech Fold-Up Keyboard, and I like it mainly because it folds up and tucks underneath your iPad 2. The only question now is do you want this one or the Logitech Keyboard Case?
Information about this tablet was originally released back in January during CES, but I haven’t heard much about it until this week. It’s set to launch in September with two different models. Do you think it make sense to have an integrated keyboard on your tablet?