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UAG's Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard for iPad can survive an 8-foot drop

Accessory producer Urban Armor Gear has moved into hardware with the Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard with Trackpad, a case for the 10.2-inch iPad that offers text entry and protection for the tablet.

The UAG Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard with Trackpad is the company's first foray into hardware. Retaining the manufacturer's signature protectiveness of its other accessories, the keyboard case can provide a defense against knocks and scrapes, as well as drops at up to 8 foot in height.

The keyboard connects over Bluetooth and sports an extra-large trackpad, complete with multi-touch support. Recharged via USB-C, its battery can last for up to 180 hours from a single charge.

Sporting secure multi-device pairing with up to two devices, it has a built-in sleep and wake function, dedicated multi-media keys, and seven-color key backlighting with three brightness levels. Continuing the protection theme, there's an anti-microbial exterior, while the keyboard itself is spill-resistant.

The package also includes a detachable case with an Apple Pencil holder, as well as an adjustable magnetic stand with four viewing angles.

Designed for the seventh, eighth, and ninth-generation 10.2-inch iPad, the Rugged Bluetooth Keyboard with Trackpad is available now, priced at $139.95.