The biggest struggle I’ve had with slates is the keyboard. I’ve tried the ThinkOutside Bluetooth keyboards, but they are just too small, have no dedicated number keys, not a good solution for typing in bed, and tip back and forth when you type on them. As much I like my X41 Tablet PC, I have really grown to appreciate the keyboard. My typing experience on it is sooo much better than the Toshiba M200. The M200 keyboard felt like I could rip the keys off if I wasn’t too careful. Wouldn’t it be great to have a portable ThinkPad keyboard?
So, imagine my surprise when I happened upon this thread by TabletPCBuzz.com forum member TerriBlue where she talks about the Lenovo USB Travel keyboard. According to her, it is very light and also comes with a case. It features a trackpad and trackstick, along with a comfortable place to rest your wrist while typing. Lenovo currently has them on sale for $79. I ordered one and am going to give it a try.