Tag Archives: Keyboard

5 things I want in iOS 8, a developer’s perspective

Now that we are rolling into April, we are only about 2 full months away from our first glimpses of iOS 8 – that is assuming we see it at WWDC ’14. iOS 8 will more than likely be a refinement of iOS 7 with maybe few UI tweaks – similar to those of iOS 7.1 – and hopefully many backend tweaks. With iOS 7, Apple showed the new direction that it plans to go…

SwiftKey Note for iPhone and iPad lands on the App Store

Of all the apps to ever land on Android, only one has ever made me envious as an iOS user: SwiftKey. iOS’ unintuitive auto-correct has been a frustration for most iPhone users at one point or another, so much so, that there are countless blogs and threads dedicated to showing some of the most ridiculous auto-correct failures. SwiftKey on the other hand…

Apple wins pre-trial ruling against Samsung over keyboard autocomplete

A new case ruling has emerged in yet another legal battle between Samsung and Apple, and Apple has come out on top yet again. Judge Koh, the same one that has been residing over many cases between the South Korean and California based companies, has ruled that Samsung did in fact infringe upon an Apple patent in regards to autocompletion for keyboards. Not…

Blackberry files lawsuit against Typo Keyboard for iPhone

Blackberry has filed a lawsuit against an iPhone keyboard startup clearly based on Blackberry’s iconic keyboard. The Typo Keyboard is a product of Typo, a company created by entrepreneur Laurence Hallier and TV personality Ryan Seacrest. The Typo Keyboard was due to be available for pre-order this month, however Blackberry has launched a lawsuit against…

Ryan Seacrest invests in Typo Keyboard for iPhone, adds Blackberry style keyboard to Apple’s device

If you’re an iPhone user that switched from a Blackberry, or a similar device, you know that all-too-familiar feeling of missing your old school, and frankly wonderful, portrait typing experience on Blackberry. Although I never owned a Blackberry, I did start with a Motorola Q, which had a portrait keyboard, and typing on keyboards like those was always a…

Nokia commercial calls out iPad for not having keyboard

Nokia isn’t new to the idea of making commercials subliminally aimed at Apple products; do you remember the zombies from using flash at night? The new owner of Nokia’s handset division also isn’t new to making such commercials, so when you combine the two, it was almost as if we could have expected something like this coming. This new commercial, which…

Logitech launches new keyboard range for iPad Air

Stalwart iPad keyboard manufacturer Logitech has announced a brand new range of thinner and lighter keyboards for the new iPad Air. The first of these is the Logitech Folio Protective case for the iPad Air, which protects both sides of your iPad from water, and has a SecureLock and stand with variable angles. This will cost $49.99 Logitech’s also has…

Worlds thinnest keyboard (half a millimeter) unveiled

The claim of “worlds thinnest” is a very important and prestigious title in the world of electronics. Whether its tablets, phones, or computers, the battle for the thinnest is never-ending, and companies are always competing to claim that their device is as thin as a razor blade. However, one sector where we don’t hear this competing claim is in the area…