Tag Archive: Keyboards


How to use Bluetooth keyboards with new tvOS

With the recent release of tvOS 9.2 for Apple TV, the fourth-generation set-top box is now able to use Bluetooth keyboards. While the splash screen specifically calls out Apple wireless keyboards, the truth is that you might be able pair pretty much any Bluetooth external keyboard with your new Apple TV. Here’s how. Older Apple […]

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Apple already working on Force Touch keyboards

Apple has steadily been rolling out its 3D Touch/Force Touch technology across as many of its devices as possible — and the next step may be Mac keyboards. According to a newly published patent for an “Ultra low travel keyboard,” Apple’s futuristic keyboard would allow different functions or commands to be assigned as per, “different […]

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Apple forces Nintype to drop one of the iOS keyboard’s signature features

With iOS 8, Apple has been showing a lot more indecision about what kind of app extensions, keyboards, and widgets are and aren’t allowed under the developer guidelines. This has caused even popular apps like PCalc and Drafts to have… Read more ›

Why does Apple strip dictation from third-party keyboards in iOS 8?

If you’ve installed a third-party keyboard on your iPhone or iPad running iOS 8, you might have noticed a strange omission: While you can communicate in animated GIFs or Klingon, you can’t dictate into any keyboard not made by Apple.… Read more ›

5 wacky iOS 8 keyboards that will change the way you communicate

Third-party keyboards like SwiftKey and Swype vastly improve touchscreen typing in iOS 8, but sometimes you need to go that extra mile to really express yourself. Sometimes you need to send text messages in Klingon, or get your point across… Read more ›

How to Add Third Party Keyboards to iPhone & iPad in iOS 8

iOS 8 gained the ability for users to add third party keyboards to their iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This has allowed for popular keyboards from the Android world, like the gesture-based Swype keyboard, to arrive to iOS, many of which aim to make typing on a touch screen significantly easier. Such keyboard are available … Read More

How to start enjoying third-party keyboards in iOS 8

iOS 8 finally gives iPhone users a feature Android owners have long loved: third-party keyboards. It’s a pretty familiar feature, but unleashing developers so they can create new keyboards for the iPhone (and iPad) is huge — and users being… Read more ›

Gadget Watch: Cameras, colanders, clackety keyboards and cufflinks

Future Mac keyboards may feature in-key displays for pictograms, symbols and glyphs

With so much focus on its iOS devices, it’s easy to forget that Apple is constantly innovating for its Mac product line as well. On Thursday, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals… Read more ›

See how third-party keyboards will ease typing in iOS 8

iOS 8 introduces many convenient features and enhancements designed to make your iPhone even easier to use. Among these is keyboard update QuickType and support for installing third-party keyboards on iPhones, iPads and iPod touches. In today’s video, we’ll show… Read more ›