If you’re looking to turn your new iPad Pro into a productivity powerhouse, then you’ll definitely need to add a keyboard to it. This is because if you’ve ever tried typing long-form essays or documents using the virtual keyboard, you know what a terrible experience that can be. The good news is that it looks like Zagg might have a couple of new options for you.
Today, Apple announced new iPad Pros and alongside the new tablets, Apple also took the wraps off a brand new Smart Keyboard accessory with a built-in trackpad. Unfortunately, the new Smart Keyboard accessory does not come cheap and is priced higher compared to its predecessors.
If there is one criticism to be made about the Smart Keyboard accessory for the iPad Pro, it would be that it’s not particularly pleasant to type on (although much better compared to using an on-screen keyboard). For those looking to make the iPad Pro a potential laptop replacement, it looks like that reality is here.
One of the selling points of the iPad Pro is the Smart Keyboard accessory that is sold separately. So far it only acts as a keyboard but according to a report from The Information (paywall), it seems that Apple has plans on upgrading it where a new model with a built-in trackpad could be launched later this year.
A lot of the shortcuts and keys on your computer have been more or less “set” in what they do. However, if you think that you have a better solution, or if you have a setup that you think could work better for your needs, here’s our guide on how you can remap your keyboard to the way you like.
As a writer and former software engineer, I must admit that I pay a great deal of attention to keyboards because it is probably the most used tool in my computing arsenal.
One of the selling points of the iPad Pro is the Smart Keyboard accessory that is sold as an optional purchase. It is a pretty popular choice due to the fact that it works seamlessly with the tablet, although there have been many reviews that basically say that there is still a lot to be desired in terms of the overall feel.
If you’ve ever wondered how to get started building your own custom mechanical keyboard, then this is the perfect beginner’s guide for you as we’ll walk you through all the necessary steps that you’ll need to get started.
Gaming products typically receive a pretty bad reputation for being unnecessarily expensive. If you’re looking to get your hands on a gaming keyboard, some of the options in the market today have them priced at $100 if not more, but if you’d rather not spend so much, you could be in luck.
When it comes to laptops, the focus is mostly on portability. As such, certain compromises need to be made, such as with the keyboard where they tend to be slim and offer up low travel when pressing the keys. However, this doesn’t mean that all laptop keyboards are bad, in fact, Lenovo’s ThinkPad laptops are rated to have some of the better keyboards around.
With the launch of the iPadOS platform, Apple has finally introduced support for mouse. Many feel that this ultimately turns the iPad Pro into a potential true laptop replacement, but if you’re not a fan of bringing a mouse around with you, then you might want to check out the new Brydge Pro+ iPad Pro keyboard accessory.
For the longest time ever, Apple’s keyboard and mice were offered in a white and silver finish. However, when the iMac Pro was launched, the company launched a set of brand new accessories with a black and gray finish which was actually pretty well-received, and now it looks like we have a new option to choose from.
While Apple’s MacBook Pros are undeniably powerful (expensive, but powerful), if there is one weak point in the laptop it would be with the keyboard. There have been multiple complaints about the keyboard, but if the rumors are to be believed, Apple could finally be addressing them in 2020.
While the majority of external keyboards will work with a Chrome OS computer, they tend to fall slightly short as there are certain keys that are missing, but for general typing, you should be able to get away with using a standard keyboard with your Chrome OS device. However, if you’re a stickler for optimization, then look no further than Logitech.