The perfect keyboard for the iPad (and iPhone with OS 4.0)

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Michelle Steiner, May 3, 2010.

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  1. What's wrong with it?
    Michelle Steiner, May 3, 2010
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  2. Have you ever typed on one?[/QUOTE]

    Michelle Steiner, May 3, 2010
  3. Michelle Steiner

    Bert Hyman Guest

    Bert Hyman, May 3, 2010
  4. Michelle Steiner

    Guest Guest

    pair it via bluetooth, a new feature in 4.0.
    Guest, May 3, 2010
  5. Michelle Steiner, May 3, 2010
  6. pair it via bluetooth, a new feature in 4.0.[/QUOTE]

    Michelle Steiner, May 3, 2010
  7. Michelle Steiner

    Guest Guest

    read his question again. :)
    Guest, May 3, 2010
  8. Michelle Steiner

    Guest Guest


    what part was confusing?
    Guest, May 3, 2010
  9. Michelle Steiner

    Jon Ribbens Guest

    Pairing a USB wired device with a bluetooth wireless receiver.
    Jon Ribbens, May 3, 2010
  10. Michelle Steiner

    Bert Hyman Guest

    Use the camera connection kit that's sold for the iPad.[/QUOTE]

    Cute! And not expensive.
    Bert Hyman, May 3, 2010
  11. Michelle Steiner

    Guest Guest

    iphone os 4 supports bluetooth keyboards, not usb keyboards.
    Guest, May 3, 2010
  12. Michelle Steiner

    Guest Guest

    except there's no evidence that it works on an iphone.

    it mostly works on the ipad, but keyboards are not officially supported
    and not all keyboards work (see macintouch comments).
    Guest, May 3, 2010
  13. Michelle Steiner

    Bert Hyman Guest

    In nospam
    A quick search shows a number of folks who either know or claim to know
    that the camera connection kit WILL support USB keyboards (and other USB
    devices) on the iPhone (and iPod Touch) with OS4.
    Bert Hyman, May 3, 2010
  14. Michelle Steiner

    Your Name Guest

    There have been a few foldable keyboards, but you could always get one of
    those spill-proof, flexible "roll-up" keyboards instead ... they even come
    in pink for girls and blue for boys. ;-)
    Your Name, May 3, 2010
  15. what part was confusing?[/QUOTE]

    How do you pair a USB keyboard over Bluetooth?
    Michelle Steiner, May 3, 2010
  16. read his question again. :)[/QUOTE]

    I did.
    Michelle Steiner, May 3, 2010
  17. Michelle Steiner

    Guest Guest

    links? i searched and only found that it worked on the ipad, but not
    Guest, May 3, 2010
  18. It's the key that's between the colon and return keys.....

    [credit: Airplane et al...]
    John McWilliams, May 4, 2010
  19. Michelle Steiner

    Larry Guest

    Wow, great price! I'm using the Duraflex by Prestige that's made for the
    medical/industrial use on my Nokia N800 Linux tablets and sometimes the
    Netbook, just for fun....

    The only thing that won't roll is the little box over the 10-key pad where
    the USB cable comes out on it. The keyboard layout is very PC standard
    with all the Win keys, even the arrow keys are a big round pad of them
    right where they should be so there's no learning curve to type on it.
    They rubber keys have a nice tactile feel for touch typing and the contacts
    are very positive with the tactile "click" feel the keys make.

    Can't go wrong for $3.99, even if the keys are in kind of a crazy pattern.
    Larry, May 4, 2010
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