This Vintage Typewriter Is Actually a Keyboard For Your Tablet

For some of us who type all day for a living, the world is too quiet. We pine for the whir of the Xerox machine, the rattle of rotary telephones, the clackety-clack of the typewriter. A slightly romantic vision, maybe, but no longer completely impossible, thanks to this keyboard modeled to look exactly like a vintage… » 7/10/14 6:40pm 7/10/14 6:40pm

Fleksy Messenger Makes Typing on a Smartwatch Slightly Less Impossible

Samsung's Gear 2 smartwatch can be handy for checking your text messages without whipping your phone out of your pocket. But it's impossible to type on—literally, you can't reply to texts on the watch. Fleksy just changed that with Messenger, a Gear 2 SMS messaging app that brings Fleksy's intelligent keyboard to the… » 6/18/14 10:00am 6/18/14 10:00am

Your Heart Won't Skip a Beat When You Spill On Fake Keyboard Coasters

Despite their remarkable ability to survive daily abuse, you still can't help but feel a little panicked when you've accidentally spilled a drink across your keyboard. Unless your keyboard's made from soft, flexible silicone and is specifically designed to be used as drink coasters, and not for typing. » 6/10/14 12:40pm 6/10/14 12:40pm

Use Your Favorite USB Keyboard On Your Phone With This Backup Battery

It can be hard to choose a backup battery when the market is as flooded as Bluetooth speakers and iPhone cases have become. Manufacturers are now finding ways to include added value with their emergency power supplies, like Cerevo's new EneBrick that can turn your favorite USB keyboard into a wireless Bluetooth… » 4/01/14 3:40pm 4/01/14 3:40pm

An Encrypted Wireless Keyboard Ensures No One Intercepts Your Passwords

Have you ever worried about how secure that wireless keyboard you're using really is? How do you know that when working somewhere remotely there isn't some hacker nearby capturing every word you type? With Matias' new Secure Pro keyboard, your security is guaranteed thanks to a 128-bit AES encrypted wireless… » 1/14/14 4:00pm 1/14/14 4:00pm

You Won't Mind Pocketing a Business Card That's a Working Keyboard

Even with perfect typography, a stunning design, or a novel shape, a business card is still an antiquated way to share your contact details. So the folks over at TechKeys—makers of custom keyboards—wanted to design a card that reflected their work and left a lasting impression—and what better way to do that than with… » 1/10/14 10:40am 1/10/14 10:40am

This Trewgrip Backwards Keyboard Gives You an Absurd New Way to Type

The Trewgrip mobile QWERTY keyboard for iOS and Android devices is absurd. It's a handheld keyboard that puts the keys behind the board but arranges the letter in a weird way that somehow makes sense. So you hold the keyboard like you would a game pad and type by pressing keys on the back. It tries to make sense… » 1/05/14 8:12pm 1/05/14 8:12pm

This Dongle Lets You Use Your Laptop's Keyboard With Your Phone

There are almost as many wireless Bluetooth keyboards on the market as there are Bluetooth speakers. But why spend money on yet another keyboard for your mobile devices when there's probably already a perfectly good one on your laptop? With this Bluetooth USB transmitter dongle from Buffalo, the keyboards you already… » 10/09/13 1:20pm 10/09/13 1:20pm

This Incredible Tablet Keyboard Transforms to Fit Your Sloppy Fingers

Not too long ago, Swype's one-finger swiping totally changed phone typing (on Android at least). We don't all swipe all the time, but that functionality is built right in to the default Android keyboard. Now, the same minds behind Sywpe are trying to change tablet typing with Dryft, a virtual keyboard for touch… » 9/10/13 9:36am 9/10/13 9:36am

Can the World’s Thinnest Keyboard Cut a German Sausage?

If you cast your mind back to 2009, you might recall the Palm Pre had an edge so sharp, it was able to cut through cheese. Measuring just half a millimetre thick, the world’s thinnest keyboard — made by British company CSR in partnership with Atmel and CIT — should be able to take on a bratwurst, surely. I put my IFA… » 9/06/13 11:05am 9/06/13 11:05am

The World's Thinnest Keyboard Is Just Half a Millimeter Thick

You know how papers can mysteriously go missing amongst the sea of documents strewn about your desk? The same thing could soon happen to your keyboard, thanks to the work of England-based research firm CSR. It's developed a touch keyboard that measures less than half a millimeter thick, making it the perfect… » 9/03/13 8:46am 9/03/13 8:46am

We Should All Fight for This Iron Throne Made from Computer Keyboards

Who cares that the Iron Throne in Game of Thrones is forged from the swords of everyone Aegon conquered. This Throne of Nerds is made by artist Mike DeWolfe who warped together more than 20 different keyboards to create a throne every one of us who stare at a computer for a living should be fighting for. This is the… » 8/27/13 8:19pm 8/27/13 8:19pm