Bluetooth Keyboard Stories September 1, 2020

The original Keychron K2 was, and still is, one of my favorite third-party Mac accessories. Keychron K2 version 2 subtly builds on the original’s legacy. Watch our hands-on video for the details.

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories August 2, 2016

Twitter iPad Keyboard Shortcuts Dialog

Twitter’s latest iOS update, released today, now includes iPad-compatible keyboard shortcuts. Users with paired Bluetooth keyboards or Smart Keyboards will now be able to use their keyboards to create new tweets, or move between tabs.

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories May 10, 2016

9to5Toys Last Call: Logitech Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard $25, iPhone cases $2, MacBook (2015) $900, more

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TODAY’S CAN’T MISS DEALS:

Last Call Updates:

Apple 12-inch MacBook 1.1GHz/8GB/256GB (2015): $900 shipped (Orig. $1,299, Tax in NJ only)

Amazon Gold Box – Logitech keyboards & mice up to 50% off: Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard $25, more

iPhone 6/s/Plus, 5/s/SE & Android case sale in a variety of colors/styles from $2 shipped

OtterBox iPhone 6/6s Plus Symmetry Series Phone Case (Various Colors): $12 shipped

Smartphone Accessories: 1byone 3100mAh Battery Case for iPhone 6/s $16 Prime shipped (Reg. $25), more

Protect your MacBook (all models) with these highly-rated felt cases/sleeves from $4 Prime shipped

Get a $50 iTunes Gift Card for $40 delivered via email from PayPal (20% savings)

Apple 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (newest version) 2.7GHz/8GB/256GB $1,200 shipped (Reg. $1,499)

App Store Free App of the Week: Camera Plus w/ AirSnap goes free for the first time in months (Reg. $2)

Grand Theft Auto iOS Sale: Liberty City Stories $3, China Town Wars $3, San Andreas $4, more

Star Wars Mac Games 50% off Sale: Jedi Academy $5, KOTOR $10, The Force Unleashed $10, more

MORE NEW GEAR FROM TODAY:

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Headphones + $30 Vudu Credit & 3-mo. Rhapsody Service: $50 shipped (~$93 value)

MORE DEALS STILL ALIVE:

LifeProof iPhone 6/s FRĒ waterproof case (multiple colors): $40 Prime shipped (Orig. $80)

Charge your iPhone 6/s on-the-go w/ this RAVPower 3000mAh 2A MFi Battery Case for $24 Prime shipped (Reg. $36)

Anker 3-ft reinforced Lightning cable (multiple colors): $8 Prime shipped (Reg. $10)

Samsung Smart HDTVs: 55-inch 4K 3D Curved $1,375 (Reg. $1,800)more

NEW PRODUCTS & MORE:

This Hybrid Tube Amp system for Raspberry Pi is ideal for DIY Audiophiles

Vans and Nintendo team up for epic new line of NES-themed sneakers

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories April 20, 2016

Review: Qwerkywriter, the Bluetooth keyboard that thinks it’s a typewriter

I’m old enough to have started writing on a typewriter – albeit, as a kid. I couldn’t imagine going back to one now, but there is something rather lovely about the sound and rhythm of the keys. For creative writing, I actually use an app that creates simulated typewriter sounds, simply because I find that puts me in the right mindset.

So when I spotted the Qwerkywriter on Kickstarter ages ago, I always meant to check it out. A recent post on 9to5Toys reminded me about it. From photos, I loved the look. My questions were whether it would look as good in real-life as it does in the photos, whether it would turn out to be a novelty or a serious keyboard – and whether it could possibly justify that $349 price-tag?

So yesterday I tried it out with my iPad, and today I’ve been using it with my Mac – including writing this review on it – in order to find out …

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories March 22, 2016

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Apple yesterday officially released tvOS 9.2 to the public. The update includes a variety of new features, such as folder support, Siri Remote dictation, iCloud Photo Library, and more. One thing that was added, however, that was originally expected to be included when the fourth-gen Apple TV initially shipped is support for Bluetooth keyboards. With tvOS 9.2 users are now able to pair Bluetooth keyboards with their Apple TV to more easily make search queries and the like. Read on as we tell you how to go about setting this up..

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories January 25, 2016

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The second tvOS 9.2 beta is now available on the fourth-generation Apple TV. This update brings Apple TV 3 features including a Podcasts app and Bluetooth keyboard support to the latest streaming set-top box. The beta software also brings iOS-like features including app folders to the Apple TV. We’ll check out the latest beta version of the upcoming release and highlight any changes below.

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories January 12, 2016

Apple TV tvOS 9.2

Apple kicked off the week by releasing a major new beta for each one of its platforms including tvOS 9.2 beta for the new Apple TV. While the software update isn’t available to everyone just yet, the pre-release software brings the 4th-gen Apple TV up to parity with older Apple TVs and even makes it work more like iPhones and iPads. For example, tvOS 9.2 beta finally adds Bluetooth keyboard support to the new Apple TV after first shipping at the end of October without the feature; previous Apple TVs worked with wireless keyboards from the start. The new update also adds a new built-in app and some iPhone-like features as well. Check out the details below:

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories January 11, 2016

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With the new Apple TV tvOS 9.2 beta, Apple has added a whole host of new features to the tvOS platform. This includes support for pairing Bluetooth keyboards, Folders organisation for apps on the home screen, a new App Switcher UI and a native Apple Podcasts app.

There are also some enhancements to Siri and other improvements. Apple has added support for two new Siri languages: US Spanish and French Canadian. More images after the break …

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories January 5, 2016

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Having acquired Bluetooth keyboard maker ClamCase last year, Incipio today announced five new high-end iPad keyboards under the ClamCase name, including one for the iPad Pro, three for the iPad Air 2, and one for the iPad mini 4. Some of the keyboards feature premium features such as an integrated screen for notifications, a built-in battery pack, and keyboard backlighting. Details and a photo gallery are below…

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories December 8, 2015

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Apple today released tvOS 9.1 for the new Apple TV. Betas have included Siri support for controlling Apple Music, which Apple first said would be available for customers by early next year. Update: tvOS 9.1 does indeed add Siri support for Apple Music to all users. Apple’s Remote app also works with the new Apple TV for the first time. That means text input from iPhones and iPads will make setup much easier (and on par with older Apple TVs). watchOS 2.1 lets Apple Watch’s built-in Remote app work with new Apple TVs as a D-pad too.

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories November 20, 2015

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Yesterday I mentioned a useful tip for using physical keyboards with iPads in my guide to unlocking the full potential of the iPad Pro. The tip actually works with all iOS 9 iPads connected to external keyboards over Bluetooth, Lightning, or the Smart Connector: hold Command (⌘) to see a list of supported keyboard shortcuts for the Home screen or app you’re in.

This works in most of Apple’s built-in apps and plenty of popular third-party apps as well, but it can be monotonous prompting that sheet in each app to get a sense of what keyboard shortcuts work. Instead, I’ve compiled a cheat sheet of which keyboard shortcuts work in all the system apps and several popular third-party apps. Whether you’re using Apple’s Smart Keyboard for the iPad Pro, Magic Keyboard, Logitech’s excellent K811, or any other physical keyboard, these will make you more efficient when working on your iPad.

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories November 18, 2015

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There’s a new software update awaiting Apple TV developers today. tvOS 9.1 beta 3 is now available for registered developers testing apps against the upcoming software update to Apple TV. The initial iOS 9.1 beta for developers was released a couple weeks ago, but no visual changes have surfaced yet aside from Siri support for Apple Music, which Apple promises will be available early next year for all Apple TV 4th-gen owners. expand full story

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories October 14, 2015

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Apple was the first company to create a touchscreen keyboard I considered usable. Nothing prior to the iPhone even came close, which is why in those days I stuck to phones with physical keyboards.

Even today, though, I still have a strong preference for the real thing. My iPad is usually accompanied by my Brydge keyboard, but what about those whose iPhone is their primary device when out and about?

Cam reviewed one option – the Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard – and now there’s an even smaller and cheaper option on the way: the Flyshark 2. The company first launched a version of this a year ago, and currently has a Kickstarter campaign running for an improved version. It’s fully-funded, with 10 days to go, and I’ve been testing a prototype version with my iPhone 6s …  expand full story

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories October 12, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: iTunes Gift Cards 20% off, 12-inch MacBook from $1,150, 1Password for Mac $30, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

iTunes Gift Cards 20% off w/ email delivery via PayPal: $100 for $80, $50 for $40, $25 for $20

Apple 12-inch MacBook 1.1GHz/8GB/256GB from $1,190 or $1,150 w/ .edu (Reg. $1,299), more

13″ Retina MacBook Pro (newest) 2.7GHz/8GB/256GB: $1,280 shipped (Reg. $1,499)

1Password secure password manager for Mac: $30 (Reg. $50)

Daily Deals: Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard $40, Lifeproof FRĒ Power Waterproof Battery Case for iPhone 6 $100, more

App Store Free App of the Week: Wake Alarm Clock ($4 value)

The Executive for iOS goes free for the first time as IGN’s Game of the Month ($5 value)

More new gear from today:

Amazon Gold Box – Crucial & Lexar storage up to 65% off: Solid-State Drives 1TB $270, 500GB $140, 250GB $64, more

More deals still alive:

 

USB-C roundup: Aukey 3-Port USB Hub w/ Gigabit Ethernet $17, Aukey USB Adapter $7, more

New products & more:

The new Light digital camera uses 16 lenses (!!!) to craft the perfect picture

This clothes-folding washing machine brings first-world laziness to defcon zero

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories August 27, 2015

LG debuts ‘Rolly’ universal, rollable Bluetooth keyboard

In a press release early this morning, Korean tech giant LG announced that it wants to grab a bigger share of the mobile accessories market. It wants to do so with Rolly Keyboard, a wireless, portable, rollable universal keyboard. Opened, it forms a four-row keyboard with close-to full size keys. What makes the keyboard unique is the method by which it’s stowed. Unlike the traditional single fold down the middle, each row of keys has a hinge, enabling the user to roll it up in to a ‘stick’.

Rolly Keyboard is powered by a single AAA battery and uses two Bluetooth 3.0 channels to pair to two separate devices and enable easy-switching between them, similar to the Microsoft Foldable Keyboard we reviewed recently. What’s more, it also features two arms to hold smartphones or tablets upright. It’s made from polycarbonate and black ABS plastic and LG claims it “offers satisfying tactile feedback often not found on flexible silicone keyboards”. Judging from the selection of keys on the device, it seems it’s going to be compatible with multiple platforms, including Apple-flavored devices.

Instead of offering a separate row for extra function keys for tasks like media playback, volume etc. LG has opted to use an individual ‘Fn’ key which — when pressed with a labelled key — will allow users to skip tracks, play/pause, change volume, pair devices and much more. And it won’t be alone on the accessory market his year:

“LG Rolly Keyboard is just one of the many premium input devices we’ll be unveiling in the coming months as we expand our accessories offerings,” said Seo Young-jae, vice president in charge of Innovative Personal Devices at LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company. “The goal was to create a product that could add more value to LG smartphones and tablets at the same time offering a unique design proposition that hadn’t been explored before.”

LG will show off its Rolly Keyboard at IFA in Berlin at the beginning of next month and launch in the U.S. in September. Pricing and availability details will be shared once it’s available to consumers.

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories August 11, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: Goat Simulator goes free, Logitech iPad Air 2 Keyboard $50, Powerbeats 2 Wireless $110, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

D-Link DCS-5029L 720p HD Pan & Tilt Day/Night Wi-Fi Camera: $100 shipped (Reg. $150)

Goat Simulator for iOS goes free for the first time as IGN’s Game of the Month ($5 value)

Amazon Gold Box – iPad accessories + other gadgets up to 50% off: Logitech iPad Air 2 Bluetooth Keyboard Case $50 (Reg. $100)

Headphones: Powerbeats2: $110 (Reg. $200), JBL J56BT Bluetooth on-ears $42 (Reg. $60)more

The best-selling Brother Monochrome Laser Printer is on sale for $43 shipped (Orig. $120), more

Giveaway: Olio Model One Black Collection Connected Timepiece for iOS and Android ($795 value)

App Store Free App of the Week: Matter 3D photo effects goes free for the first time ($3 value)

More new gear from today:

Charge your Apple Watch and iPhone with this Bamboo Dock for $11.50 Prime shipped (Reg. $17)

More deals still alive:

Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 64GB in Gold, Silver or Space Gray for $500 shipped (Reg. $599)

NomadPlus converts your iPhone USB wall charger into a 1800mAh power bank: $20 shipped (Orig. $40)

The coolest Apple-certified MFI Lightning cables you can buy for your iPhone, iPad and iPod

New products & more:

Solenica’s solar-powered Lucy lamp shines light into the dark spaces in your home

Thermos’ latest water bottle will nag you with iOS notifications to make sure you stay hydrated

 

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories June 16, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: ChugPlug MacBook battery $49, Mophie iPhone 6 case $70, Bluetooth keyboard $15, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

Lenmar ChugPlug external battery for MacBook Air and MacBook Pro $49 (Orig. $200)

Mophie Juice Pack battery case (multiple colors): iPhone 6 $70 (Reg. $100), iPhone 6 Plus $80 (Reg. $100)

SHARKK Aluminum Bluetooth Keyboard $15 (Reg. $40)more

Ondesoft Mac Bundle with X-Mirage, iTunes Converter, Audiobook Converter and more: free ($146 value)

The Big Deal photography bundle with training tools, memberships for $99 ($4,000+ value)

$50 iTunes gift card for $40 shipped

iTunes cards buy one, get one 30% off at Target, email delivery or 10% off at Best Buy

Restaurant and apparel gift cards 20% off: JCPenney, T.G.I. Friday’s, Legal Seafood, Steak n’ Shake, Jiffy Lube, more

Quick Review: Kano’s Raspberry Pi 2 computer kit shines as a learning tool for kids and DIYers alike

More new gear from today:

Yamaha 7.2-channel Wi-Fi AV Receiver with AirPlay + Bluetooth $450 shipped (Orig. $850)

Games/Apps: 1 Password for Mac $35, DA Inquisition $30, Trine $2, more

More deals still alive:

Timbuk2 30% off sitewide: Command Messenger Bag 2015 $97 (Reg. $149), much more

Keep your Wi-Fi and iPhone running during a power outage w/ APC’s Back-UPS Connect for $48 shipped (Orig. $80)

New products & more:

Giveaway: The DODOcase $80 Apple Watch and iPhone charging solution stands out amongst the rest

E3 2015: Sony shows Last Guardian, Final Fantasy VII remake, Uncharted 4, Star Wars, more

E3 2015: Microsoft unveils new hardware, 360 compatibility + Forza 6, Halo 5, more

E3 2015: Bethesda’s real life Pip Boy for iPhone/Android, Dishonored 2, Doom, more

E3 2015: Xbox Live Gold Members can enjoy EA Access for free this week

Belkin is set to take on Philips Hue with its new WeMo smart home LED bundles

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories June 1, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: iPad mini 2 WiFi+LTE 64GB $330, Retina MacBook Pro $1,100, Mac app bundle $20, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi 16GB $300 (Reg. $399), iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular 64GB $330 (Orig. $729)

Apple 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro w/ Force Touch (latest model) 2.7GHz/8GB/128GB: $1,100 shipped (Reg. $1,299)

The Summer Mac Essentials Bundle: Unibox, Noiseless, Hider 2, Jump Desktop and more for $19.99 ($204 value)

Amazon Gold Box – up to 50% off Logitech iPad gear: Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard $37 (Reg. $50), more

GoPro’s new HERO+ LCD brings a touch display to its entry-level action camera

SanDisk details new portable USB C solid-state drives for MacBook and high capacity flash drives

Father’s Day Gift Guide: top picks, exclusive discounts and a $482 giveaway

More new gear from today:

Kindle for Kids Bundle: Kindle e-reader + kid friendly cover + 2yr. warranty $99 shipped ($140 value)

More deals still alive:

30 discounted iTunes movie bundles: Jurassic Park $20, Godfather & Lord of the Rings Trilogy $15 ea, more

PlayStation Plus free games for Junes: Metal Gear Solid V Ground Zeroes, more

Xbox Live free games for June: Massive Chalice, Just Cause 2, Thief, more

New products & more:

Splatoon for Wii U inks the scene with colorful gameplay and an exclusive bundle

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories May 25, 2015

9to5Toys Lunch Break: iPad Air 2 16GB $400, ZAGG 50% off sitewide, Mac/iOS Bluetooth keyboard $13, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi in all colors: 16GB $400 (Reg. $499), 128GB $590 (Reg. $699)

iPad mini 3 for the same price as the second gen model: $300 shipped (Reg. $399)

Apple now selling refurbished iPad Air 2 models on its online store

ZAGG 50% off sitewide sale: iPad Air 2 Backlit Keyboard Case $50, InvisibleShield, more

Anker Ultra-Slim Mini Bluetooth Keyboard for Mac, iPad, Apple TV, Android, PC more: $13 Prime shipped

Apple-Certified MFi Lightning Cables: 10-ft $7, 3-ft $6, and more deals for braided and aluminum options

$100 iTunes gift card for $80 w/ email delivery from PayPal (20% savings)

Giveaway: Intrepid’s Journeyman messenger bag worth $379 is great for work or play

More new gear from today:

30% off accessories from T-Mobile: Logitech Megaboom speaker $216, Mophie Juice Pack Air for iPhone 6 $76, more

More deals still alive:

Apple’s high-end 5K iMac w/ 1TB Fusion Drive drops to $2,100 or $2,050 for anyone w/ .edu email (Reg. $2,299)

Refurbished 5K iMac pricing down to lowest ever

Apple has reduced pricing on many of its refurbished 15” MacBook Pro w/ Retina display models

Memorial Day Fashion: Save an extra 30% at Ralph Lauren, up to 50% off at Banana Republic, J.Crew, Lucky, many more

Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale up to 40% off Burberry, Lacoste, Under Armour, more

1Password secure password manager app for Mac drops down even further to $28 (Reg. $50)

App Store Amazing Apps & Games for $1 ea: Living Earth, Cut the Rope 2, Alto’s Adventure, TMNT Rooftop Run, more

App Store Free App of the Week: Magnetized abstract puzzle game ($3 value)

NBA Jam for iOS goes free for a limited time thanks to IGN

Sky Guide: View Stars Night or Day is now available for free (Reg. $2)

New products & more:

This origami style kayak unfolds and has you in the water in 10 minutes

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories May 8, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: uNu iPhone 6 battery case $40, Bluetooth speakers $10, Mini Power Bank $9, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call Updates:

uNu DX iPhone 6 MFi 3,000mAh Battery Case (multiple colors) $40 shipped (Reg. $70)

Daily Deals: your choice $10 Bluetooth speakers, Dell UltraSharp 24″ LED Monitor $240, Nikon D3200 $299, more

iClever 4-Port USB Car Charger + 6ft MFi Lightning cable $17, RAVPower mini power bank $9 Prime shipped

Apple-Certified MFi 6-ft braided Lightning cable: $9 shipped, 3-ft: $7 shipped

iTunes Free App of the Week: Toca Nature ($3 value)

iOS App Store – Great Games 50%+ off: Infinity Blade III, Monument Valley, more

Review: iOttie’s Active Edge bike mount safely puts your iPhone front and center, exclusive 30% promo code

More new gear from today:

New Trent Airbender Bluetooth iPad 2/3/4 Keyboard Case w/ 360-degree rotation $26 Prime shipped (Reg. $37)

More deals still alive:

Logitech K480 Multi-device Bluetooth Keyboard (refurb) $26 shipped (Reg. $37)

Pixelmator image editor and effects app for iOS now 50% off: $5 (Reg. $10)

GTA San Andreas for iOS now available at its lowest price ever: $3 (Reg. $7)

New products & more:

PhoneDrone’s unique design leverages the power of your iPhone in the sky

Hub+ USB-C accessory adds connectivity options to a MacBook & charges your iPhone

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories March 4, 2015

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One thing I love about 9to5Mac readers is how engaged they are in the comments. My review of the ClamCase Pro iPad keyboard case last month led to a lively discussion about the relative merits of that vs the Brydge keyboard, so I decided to give that a try for a retrospective shoot-out.

The Brydge Air is a slightly different beast to the ClamCase, being just a keyboard and not a full case. It still hinges shut in a laptop-like clamshell fashion, but there’s no rear protection on this one. That, as we’ll see, has both pros and cons …  expand full story

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories March 3, 2015

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I’ve tested almost every major iPad keyboard case since the first iPad was released five years ago, and still recall when companies charged $100 for greasy vinyl folios with terrible, squishy rubber keys. Thankfully, a lot has changed since then. If you’re willing to spend $100, you can get a much nicer iPad-holding case attached to a nearly great keyboard. Drop $130-$150 (or go nuts for $170), and you can get a metal keyboard that partially resembles a MacBook Air. Personally, $100 is the ceiling I’d ever be willing to pay for an iPad keyboard case, and I’d rather pay less. But unless you count discontinued models for prior-generation iPads, there aren’t many great options.

Anker is changing that. Its new Bluetooth Folio Keyboard Case for iPad Air 2 sells for a stunningly low $40, and just like the 25,600mAh Anker iPad battery pack I previously reviewed, it delivers remarkable value for its price point. As the product of strategic compromises, it winds up giving up only one thing I typically prefer — a complete iPad-holding frame — in order to offer an excellent typing experience for the same cost as a typical iPad case without a keyboard. Read on for the reasons why I’d recommend this over options costing three times the price.

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Bluetooth Keyboard Stories March 2, 2015

Microsoft announces foldable version of its universal MFi Bluetooth keyboard

A Microsoft product might not seem the most obvious purchase for Apple users, but if you switch between platforms, the latest version of Microsoft’s universal keyboard may appeal. Designed to allow you to switch easily between iOS, Android and Windows devices, the Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard is a more portable version, folding in half down the middle. (If you like a smaller vertical fold made for smartphones, Zagg makes an excellent product)

There’s no word yet on pricing or availability, but the original version retailed at $80 (and is available on Amazon for $65), so something in the same ballpark or a little higher seems likely.

Photos: CNET

Bluetooth Keyboard Stories January 20, 2015

9to5Toys Last Call: The Interview comes to Netflix, Kensington iPad Air keyboard case $35, NBA League Pass free week, more

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Today’s can’t miss deals:

Last Call updates:

Sling Media SlingBox 350 live TV streamer $70 shipped (orig. $180)

Kensington KeyFolio Pro Plus Backlit Bluetooth Keyboard case for iPad Air: $35 Prime shipped (orig. $90)

Free week of NBA League Pass for iOS, Android, Apple TV, more

Belkin Loft MacBook Stand $32 Prime shipped (Reg. $50)

Small States: Paper by FiftyThree pursues the new digital American Dream, multiple giveaways

More new deals:

  • New! Logitech PowerShell Controller for iPhone 5/5s $18 shipped (Reg. up to $60)
  • New! Games/Apps: Week Calendar goes free (Reg. $2), iOS freebies, more
  • New! Daily Deals: iPad Air 16GB WiFi: $350, Withings activity/heart rate monitor: $80, more
  • New! Three-pack Seagate 1.5TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drives $180 (orig. $240)more
  • New! Headphones: Sennheiser HD 518 over-ears $70 (Reg. $130), Velodyne vFree wireless on-ears w/ mic $40 (Reg. $80+)

More deals still alive:

Software bundles/app deals/more:

New products/ongoing promos/info:

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