The limitations of typing on a touchscreen hinder how effective tablets can be as productivity tools. There is hope, though, at least for iPad users. This TypeWay keyboard supposedly makes things easier, by adapting the key layout for each user.
With a wired and wireless version of Apple's aluminum keyboard on my desk, I'll often find myself typing away on the wrong one. And that's exactly the problem Matias is trying to solve with their new line of One keyboards.
Ooh, keyboards. Exciting, right?! Oh, are you nonplussed? Get over it dude: The concept is of a single keyboard that works really well across all of your computers, tablets, and even your phones is actually something incredibly appealing.
Using the same technology as biometric systems that capture fingerprints, Jason Giddings has created a drool-worthy glass keyboard and mouse with multitouch functionality. But he's turned to Kickstarter to fund the prototypes and software needed to make it all work.
The iPad's onscreen keyboard feels better suited to shorter bouts of typing, so as an alternative to carrying around a keyboard when using it as a laptop replacement, Steve Isaac and Brad Melmon created a flexible alternative that makes its virtual keys touch typist friendly.
If the stresses of virtual combat are leaving your palms clammy and your keyboard covered in sweat, Cooler Master wants you to know they don't think that's gross. Instead, they've created a new specially coated mechanical keyboard so your slippery fingers don't miss a single keystroke.
SwiftKey X is a replacement keyboard for Android phones and tablets, which "learns" your typing style by scanning text messages and Facebook updates. Now it can read blog posts, too, getting an even better idea of how you write.