March 9, 2016

Review: Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard

Microsoft Universal Mobile KeyboardEver since I got back into using an iPad as my primary personal computer (with a desktop Mac doing some heavy lifting), I started considering the best way to enter text. I’m quite good with the on-screen keyboard and prefer that option in most cases. Other times, an external keyboard improves efficiency and speed. While Apple offers an official option for the iPad Pro, other iPads must use external Bluetooth units. Because of this, I picked up a Microsoft Universal Mobile Keyboard to serve as a travel companion for my iPad Air 2…

June 19, 2012

Review: Incase Origami Workstation

Incase Origami WorkstationAlthough the on-screen keyboard of the iPad is pretty good—especially in landscape mode, a keyboard adds quite a bit of usefulness for anyone doing lots of writing, coding, or manipulating spreadsheets. Although many manufacturers make keyboards specifically for the iPad, Apple’s is a good option, but a bit cumbersome for travel. To solve this problem, Incase created the $30 Origami Workstation, a case for your keyboard that also doubles as an iPad stand…

January 28, 2008

Review: Apple Aluminum Keyboard

Apple Aluminum KeyboardA few months back, Apple introduced a new set of iMacs and with them, we got two new keyboards. A tiny, Bluetooth keyboard was available that looked like it was ripped off of a MacBook. Also available was a new wired keyboard, featuring the same flat keys, but a more stationary purpose….

November 14, 2007

Review: Moshi Celesta

A few weeks ago, Apple introduced new slim, aluminum keyboards. While that was going on, we had been testing Aevoe’s Moshi brand’s Celesta, a $120 keyboard that might look a lot like Apple’s offerings, but offers some distinct advantages…

January 22, 2007

Review: MacAlly iLaser

Remember the old days when having an optical mouse was considered new and high-tech? Now, almost every computer sold includes one. Although these mice certainly work better than their predecessors, they still sometimes have trouble working on some surfaces…