Mini keyboard first impressions

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This keyboard is small however it does have great advantages over on screen keyboards. the least of these advantages is tactile you can feel when the keystroke happens. Yes I will admit that most of my tablet use requires little typing and that is inline with the design and purpose of a tablet. however the small size means I have my tablet with me most of the time. When the need or desire for actually entering text happens anything more than a text or quick email tends to be a chore.
This is a trade off device a full sized keyboard would be a lot nicer to work on and would more likely than not be at home and not with the tablet. There are some interesting folding keyboards, one design in particular I liked as a Palm attachment years ago and it’s Bluetooth descendant was tempting with a full size keyboard, however at four times the price I decided to try something new. This may not be my final keyboard. however I am now a big tablet fan and I can foresee the need for a keyboard as long as there are tablets. I will check in from time to time on how the keyboard is doing for me.

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All settled in

Though when I first got the tablet my main concern  was that text input would be awful, in truth it has been a learning curve though not at all as bad as I had first  imagened. The lack of good portable Bluetooth keyboards  is a concern they all fall into three groups the fold I half with huge gutter, a the silicone   flexible or the fold in quaternary boards. Of the three the   fold I  quaternary boards are the best though expensive. These get my vote for typing feel and size when carried. I went witha roll up silicone  keyboard at about one fit the price.

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I hope that with a keyboard I will be able to stand this tablet for all but the most serious  sessions.
Now that the keyboard is on the way a stand seemed like an obvious next move, however I hope to be able to use the Outter  Box Defender case and lid stand. This stand works great on landscape orentation, however it leaves much to be desired in portrait  orentation. I will let you know next week after I have hade some time to evaluate the setip.

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