[How To] Configure Keyboard Shortcuts for iPhone or iPad in iOS 7

One feature that’s been around since iOS 6, but that many people don’t know about, is Keyboard Shortcuts. Here’s a quick guide that shows you how to get them setup and customized to save you time when composing your texts, emails, or documents. These shortcuts work across the iOS system, including inside third-party apps. The [...]


This App Aims To Become The New Standard For An iOS Keyboard [VIDEO]

When considering the pros and cons of iOS devices versus Android devices, few things illustrate the control Apple retains over iOS versus the freedom Google gives Android developers like software keyboard on the devices. As Android users know, any Android device can easily utilize a new software keyboard by simply downloading a new app. Software [...]


Deep Clean Your Keyboard With This Magic Goo

Even the most clean of keyboard users occasionally find themselves in a crumby situation.  Add spilled drinks, dust, and the bacteria that loves to travel by fingertip, and you’ve got a less than ideal situation. Cyber Clean is a goo that seems Play-Doh-like.  It’s malleable and will creep into those crevices that seem to act like [...]


Strange Product Solves The Noisy Typer Problem

The click-clacking of your keyboard as you’re composing that email may not be music to the ears of those around you. Here’s a product that hopes to solve the noisy typer problem. The Keyboard Quiet cover by Thanko costs $30.78 from As the product page notes, the cover also protects against liquid spills and [...]


The Complete Guide: How To Find The Em Dash On iPhone Keyboard

According to Wikipedia, the em dash (—), m dash, m-rule, or “mutton”, often demarcates a break of thought or some similar interpolation stronger than the interpolation demarcated by parentheses, such as the following from Nicholson Baker’s The Mezzanine: At that age I once stabbed my best friend, Fred, with a pair of pinking shears in [...]


Here’s an iPhone keyboard concept that measures vibrations to figure out what key you’re typing [video]

The iPhone can pick up some killer vibrations with it’s accelerometer. In fact, one developer Florian Krautli has come up with a prototype Vibrative Virtual Keyboard for the smartphone. The Vibrative Virtual Keyboard uses the iPhone’s accelerometer sensor to “measure the amplitude of tiny vibrations that emerge when a person is ‘typing’ on a hard [...]

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The iPhone 5 can connect directly to USB devices thanks to the new Lightning port

One of the most common accessories I’ve suggested for the iPad or iPhone is Apple’s Camera Connection Kit. The connector gave a lot more options that just an SD card reader. Users could connect quite a few devices through the kit like cameras and wired keyboards with the USB connection. The Japanese Apple focused Macotakara [...]

Logitech Washable Water Proof Keyboard Design

VIDEO: Logitech Washable Keyboard

I saw a gorgeous commercial I thought I’d share with you. It was a bonus that the product isn’t too bad either. There are quite a few ways to ruin your day, and your computing devices. The keyboard sits flat on your desk right in the way of spilling drinks, food, and other gross things [...]


Tactus Techology can give your favorite touchscreen buttons (via @jkhowland)

Elegance meet aesthetics ‘For years people believed that touch screens were flat. They were wrong’. At SID Display Week 2012 in Boston this week, Tactus Technology is showing off its next-gen mobile tactile tech. The technology idea is simple: physical buttons rise out of the surface of a touchscreen. The future of touch I’ve read [...]

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Finally, a solution for those who want a physical keyboard for the iPhone (by @TySpace)

The debate over whether the iPhone would be better off with a physical keyboard has raged since the introduction of the first iPhone more than four years ago, and has been as vigorous as debates such as cats vs. dogs, Coke vs. Pepsi, and Star Trek vs. Star Wars. Some say the virtual, touch-screen keyboard [...]

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