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A physical keyboard for your phone/tablet


Swipe keyboards are certainly an improvement over "hunt and peck" but it's still tedious typing more than a couple of lines with them.

To this end I have recently treated myself to a Logitech K380 Bluetooth keyboard from Officeworks for $48:

K380 keyboard 

It's an excellent device; small, light and a decent feel for a non touch typist such as me. Beware: I previously bought a $15 Ebay Bluetooth keyboard and although it worked well enough its keys were not reliable and typos were both many and frustrating. Spend the extra and go with the Logictech.

With a decent editor I think I may finally be able to finish my novel on just the 10" Android tablet and Bluetooth keyboard... maybe :) 



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Mike Harding wrote:

It's an excellent device; small, light and a decent feel for a non touch typist such as me. Beware: I previously bought a $15 Ebay Bluetooth keyboard and although it worked well enough its keys were not reliable and typos were both many and frustrating. Spend the extra and go with the Logictech.


 Er, that's "Logitech". First typo on new keyboard, is it?



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The first of many, I have no doubt Dornier.



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Errrr, with the right adaptor you can plug in a standard $20 keyboard or mouse

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Typing on keyboard now and using a mouse.

Simple adapter with a small "hub" out of camera. You can get a few types of the adaptors. I got this one off ebay 3 or 4 years ago. But got the up dated version for my mobile from a cheapy shop. 



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Umm, didn't notice the price. $48. Good. Thought it was $128 for some reason.

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oldbloke wrote:

Umm, didn't notice the price. $48. Good. Thought it was $128 for some reason.


 Price has gone up since Jan 24th!

Followed link on 13th Feb & now $73  - a 50% increase in 3 weeks!



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I did the same with a cheapie blue-tooth keyboard. Linking it to the laptop, tablet and phone makes it easier to keep a Blog and send text when I get internet coverage.



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I see what you just did, Dorian!!! :)

 



-- Edited by Gary and Barb on Monday 28th of February 2022 07:40:12 PM

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