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The Perfect Mobile Keyboard?

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ms-6000-bt_1.jpgThe Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 looks like it’s a good travel buddy for slates or netbooks with cramped keyboards. Darren Murph from Engadget reviewed the thin keyboard and had a lot of good things to say about it.

Unlike most mobile keyboards, this one has a slight curve to it. The curve allows typists’ hands to rest in a more natural position.

Microsoft has done well on the Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000. It’s impossibly thin, surprisingly sturdy and a real pleasure to type on.

The Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 has an MSRP of $89.95. A matching numeric keypad can be had for $44.95.

Xavier Lanier is the publisher of Gotta Be Mobile and a photographer. He uses too many devices to count, but his current favorites are the iPhone 5s, HTC One, Nikon D800 and Sony RX 100M II. You can follow him on Twitter and Google+.

5 Comments

  1. Elmstrom

    12/18/2009 at 2:05 pm

    I have that keyboard, and I must say its very very close to the perfeckt keyboard.
    I got both the keyboard and num-pad in samme box, for about 60 euro.

  2. Virtuous

    12/18/2009 at 7:43 pm

    Instead of lugging this keyboard and a netbook many people would be better off with a full-size laptop. This keyboard might be bigger than the netbook.

  3. double-o-don

    12/18/2009 at 10:29 pm

    Microsoft’s “Entertainment” keyboard that were this keyboard’s precessors are great for use with slate tablets.
    In my case I use one with Motion M1400′s.

    The most important feature to me is the size that allows them to fit into a standard size computer backpack.

    The bluetooth works flawlessly and give great range. I expecially like the dual purpose touch control that can function as a mini glide pad.

  4. Elmstrom

    12/19/2009 at 2:02 am

    I have both the “Entertainment” keyboard, and this new one. The new one is alot smaller, while keeping the same key size.

  5. ChrisRS

    12/21/2009 at 11:20 am

    @Virtuous
    You may be correct, but if a netbook or a slate works for most of a persons needs, the added bulk of a full-size laptop is not needed. Hauling out the keyboard only when needed may make sence.

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