RIM Hints at Keyboard Plans for BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

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Research in Motion’s head of accessories Bruce Winter had hinted that a keyboard accessory may be coming in the next few months for the Canandian BlackBerry-maker’s first tablet foray with the BlackBerry PlayBook. The move would be the first time that RIM would be releasing a keyboard that’s not attached to one of its smartphones, known […]

iTablet Thumb Keyboard Comes with Rear Touchpad

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iTablet Thumb Keyboard is looking to bring a compact Bluetooth keyboard to market for thumb typists that will feature a trackpad or touchpad on the rear. The company is targeting the keyboard not only at the smartphone and tablet market, but also as a means to control living room TV boxes, such as the Google […]

Sprint Announces Rugged Motorola Titanium with Keyboard

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The Sprint Motorola Titanium is similar in design to the Motorola XPRT that was announced today for the Now Network, but features rugged attributes like the Motorola i1 that was released last year for Sprint’s iDEN network. The device features a similar keyboard to the Sprint Motorola XPRT, the Motorola Droid Pro, and the Motorola […]

Sony VAIO Slider a Windows Tablet?

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In addition to the announced S1 and S2 tablets, a slide indicates that Sony may also be working on a Windows-based tablet in the future that would possibly compete against the Samsung 7 Slider. There’s no detail currently at the moment about the device, which is being called the “Freestyle Hybrid PC,” utilizing a slider […]

HTC Launching Trace Keyboard on Sensation to Compete with Swype

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The newly announced HTC Sensation smartphone will not only come with a number of new hardware specs, but will also launch with a new software keyboard called HTC Trace. HTC Trace will be competing against Swype to provide users with a different method of entering text on a touchscreen smartphone. Rather than pecking away at […]

HP webOS Smartphone Sans Keyboard Caught in Photo

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To date, HP’s and Palm’s efforts in the webOS smartphone space has yielded devices with keyboards, making this leaked image of a webOS smartphone sans keyboard a first for the form factor. The device reveals what appears to be a device of similar size to the Palm Pre 3 without the sliding keyboard. The display […]

SnapKeys Virtual Keyboard Lets You Type Blindly (Video)

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At CTIA last week, SnapKeys was promoting its new virtual keyboard as one that allows you to type blindly. Rather than employing a full-sized keyboard like rival Swype, the SnapKeys concept utilizes only four keys for letters and two additional keys for functions such as backspace, delete, alternate characters, and punctuations along with an intelligent […]

Motorola Droid 3 Leak Reveals Keyboard

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We had reported on a leaked image of the Motorola Droid 3 earlier, and now we have a clearer idea of what the keyboard looks like. The Droid 3 will retain the sliding form factor in landscape mode that’s been a hallmark of the Motorola Droid 1 and Droid 2 on Verizon Wireless. The Droid […]

iPad 2: Apps and Accessories to Replace Your Notebook or Netbook

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When it comes to going mobile, the iPad and iPad 2 are a lot slimmer than many notebooks and netbooks, which has led to a growing number of users turning to the iPad to replace their notebook as the go to mobile device. Over at Notebooks.com we are still pretty tied to the benefits of […]

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pro: Like the XPERIA Play, But All-Business

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In addition to the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play and XPERIA Neo launches at Mobile World Congress, the Android smartphone-maker also launched the XPERIA Pro, which is more geared for business. Rather than the PlayStation Certified gamepad on the XPERIA Play PlayStation Phone, the XPERIA Pro utilizes the same form factor but includes a sliding keyboard […]

Nokia E6 to Challenge Droid Pro, BlackBerry

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Nokia may be poised to introduce its next generation messaging and emailing Symbian smartphone with enhanced specs. The device’s picture, which was leaked to Engadget, shows a form factor that could challenge Research in Motion’s BlackBerry and Motorola’s Droid Pro. As part of Nokia’s E-series smartphone lineup, the E6 would be targeted at business and […]

Sprint Officially Announces HTC EVO Shift 4G Android Smartphone

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The HTC EVO Shift 4G has gone official on Sprint’s Now Network after numerous leaks leading up to the carrier’s third 4G Android smartphone announcement at CES 2011. The device utilizes a more compact form factor complete with landscape-oriented keyboard slider and comes with HTC Sense, the manufacturer’s proprietary UI layer, on top of Android […]

Palm Topaz webOS PalmPad Tablet with Bluetooth Keyboard?

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Palm’s upcoming webOS tablet, long rumored as the PalmPad, may be the codenamed Topaz according to Engadget. Along with the codename rumor, it seems that an image has surfaced for an ultra-slim Bluetooth keyboard without a number pad. The ‘Topaz’ tablet is said to be button-less and the Bluetooth keyboard from HP-Palm would come with […]

Another HTC Windows Phone 7 Device Spotted at FCC

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Another HTC-made Windows Phone 7 device with AT&T compatible 3G bands has been spotted at the FCC for approval, leading some to speculate whether the potential addition could be an AT&T variant of the HTC HD7, which is currently found on T-Mobile USA in the U.S. market, or a GSM variant of the HTC Pro […]

Venue Pro Launch Problems: Dell Shows Inexperience with Mobile

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After having exited the PDA business with its Axim line, which at the time ran on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile platform, Dell is returning to the mobile space now with converged devices running on both Android and Windows Phone 7. While the company has launched a few Android devices already, its launch of the highly coveted […]

Stop Droid Envy with an iPhone 4 Case with Integrated Sliding Keyboard

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Apple iPhone 4 owners who have been envious of BlackBerry owners with the integrated thumb keyboard or Droid owners with their sliding keyboard can put an end to all that envy with Boxwave’s newest case, which adds a bit of protection to your smartphone and also provide a thumb keyboard that slides out in landscape […]

Laid hands on the “perfect mobile keyboard”

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Okay, I can’t claim definitively it’s perfect, but since Xavier had previously asked if the Microsoft Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 was the “perfect mobile keyboard”, I thought I’d follow that up by expressing my desire to find out.