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Topic: keyboards

Compared: Brydge Pro vs Logitech Slim Folio Pro

06/22/2019, 12:06 pm

Third-party keyboards are really popular for the 2018 iPad Pros, and one of the best selling keyboards are the Brydge Pro and Logitech Slim Folio Pro. Both of these keyboards are available for the 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro. Let's compare and see which one is best for what type of user.

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Tested: Apple's updated 2019 MacBook Pro butterfly keyboard

05/25/2019, 04:05 pm

Apple made it a point to tell users that the new MacBook Pro has a material change, and has a more reliable keyboard. We put the new updated third-generation keyboard to the test to see how the sound, type, and feel compared to the previous generation and break down exactly what Apple has changed that makes a difference for users day-to-day.

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Editorial: Reporting about the MacBook Pro is failing at a faster rate than the butterfly keyboard

05/22/2019, 09:05 am

In April 2015, Apple introduced its new Retina Display MacBook with a new "butterfly" keyboard design. Some critics didn't like its shorter key travel, but complaints really began to snowball as its mechanism was adopted across Apple's other notebook models. Today it's regarded by some as a major problem, but journalists describing the problem don't seem to really know what that problem actually is, and are misleading users with their reports based on fact-free claims.

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Apple extends MacBook Pro keyboard service program to 2018 models

05/21/2019, 01:05 pm

Apple is extending its service program for MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboard repairs to include models released in 2018, and it making it faster for end-users as well.

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Review: Brydge Pro Keyboard for iPad Pro beats Apple's offering in nearly every way

05/09/2019, 11:05 am

The Brydge Pro is a unique third-party keyboard for the iPad Pro that gives Apple's tablet the practical workability of a MacBook.

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Review: Zagg Slim Book Go for iPad Pro adopts a detachable Bluetooth keyboard

05/07/2019, 03:05 pm

The Zagg Slim Book Go is a detachable Bluetooth keyboard for iPad Pro with backlit keys and a function row that can top Apple's own offering.

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Which to buy - Apple Smart Keyboard Folio vs Logitech Slim Folio Pro

04/25/2019, 01:04 pm

With the introduction of the Logitech Slim Folio Pro, iPad Pro owners now have a second option to Apple's Smart Keyboard. For the $50 savings Logitech provides, many will consider it -- but which one should you go with?

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MacBook, MacBook Pro keyboard repairs 'prioritized' for in-store next-day service

04/23/2019, 01:04 pm

Owners of the MacBook and MacBook Pro may find their keyboard repairs are quicker to complete than usual, with Apple Stores instructed to perform the repair at the in-store Genius Bar, rather than dispatching the notebooks out to an off-site repair shop.

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Keyboards, MacBook Pro rumors, Amazon has people listening to you, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

04/12/2019, 08:04 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, William and Victor are back, talking about William's favorite keyboard, the rumored 17-inch MacBook Pro and whether or not it might get a new keyboard when the screen gets larger, Wi-Fi security risks, and the risk of speaking around an Amazon Echo device.

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The TextBlade keyboard is superb, but you'll have to be patient

04/10/2019, 03:04 pm

It's innovative, its test users are all vocal fans, and the TextBlade portable keyboard has officially been on sale since 2015 -- yet you still can't order it today, and get it quickly. AppleInsider visited the company to see what's happened, and whether it's worth waiting for.

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Logitech launches backlit Slim Folio Pro keyboard case for 2018 iPad Pros

04/02/2019, 08:04 am

Logitech on Tuesday announced preorders for the Slim Folio Pro, a still-rare example of a keyboard case for Apple's latest iPad Pros.

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Apple's apology for small amount of 2018 MacBook Pro keyboard failures still isn't enough

03/27/2019, 12:03 pm

Issues with Apple's butterfly keyboard mechanism are again popping to the forefront, after a high-profile account in the Wall Street Journal about a failure in a 2018 model, and it is past time that Apple be more forceful about the issue.

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MacBook Pro keyboards could get data overlays and adjustable key mechanisms

03/19/2019, 08:03 am

Apple is continuing to work on ways to improve the experience of typing on a keyboard, including data overlays either on the key, or by harnessing augmented reality and virtual reality to overlay symbols on a physical keyboard, and a system that could allow users to adjust the resistance when pressing a key to their personal preference.

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MacBook keyboard failures could end with introduction of glass panel keyboards

01/31/2019, 08:01 am

Future Apple keyboards in MacBooks may not be affected by dust or other foreign elements that could affect its switch mechanism, with the possibility of being replaced by a glass panel with raised "key" sections that acts as a rigid keyboard.

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MacBook Pro keyboards, Nikon cameras, and iMac Pro service - the stories that we liked the most in 2018

12/26/2018, 09:12 am

Every venue in the history of publication has pieces that they like a lot -- but never got as much traction as they thought it would. To celebrate the end of the year, AppleInsider staff got together to discuss not what you guys clicked on the most, but the editorial and feature pieces that we liked best in 2018.

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Here are some of the best keyboard choices for your new Mac mini

11/19/2018, 11:11 am

Apple has always expected you to bring your own keyboard, monitor and mouse to the Mac mini. Yet, today there are issues to consider before you even start narrowing down your choice from the many, many dozens of possibilities. And, given as much as we type daily, we have opinions on the matter.

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Your new iPhone XS or iPhone XS Max needs a portable, foldable, or even rollable keyboard

09/14/2018, 01:09 pm

Those gorgeous big screens mean you're going to be using your phone more -- and it could even become your primary computing device. You need, and your iPhone deserves, a physical keyboard for when you've got serious work to do. AppleInsider surveys the scene.

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Satechi ships new wired & wireless aluminum keyboards for desktop Macs

09/06/2018, 11:09 am

Accessory maker Satechi on Thursday released a pair of new keyboards for the iMac and other desktop Mac systems.

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