I’ve been thinking about doing a weekly or bi-weekly photoblog on the exciting life of a geek (yes me) so I’m going to start with the entire month of June on how the world is seen through my eyes! I’ve had a huge overhaul in my gear over the past few months and most of it is because I’m on the road more than ever so portability is more of a priority over power. So I went from a 15″ MacBook Pro to an 11″ Air. Been pretty busy in June just barely coming back from Catalina Island and then a few weeks later headed off to San Luis Obispo. Even though it’s all within California, there was a lot of tech and gadgets to utilize, food to eat, and sites to see.
I used to think that having a keyboard on a tablet defeats the purpose of having a tablet, especially the iPad. iOS on the iPad is swipe and touch centric and onscreen keyboard is surprisingly good for text and data entry. The iPad supports Bluetooth keyboards but carrying around the Apple Keyboard adds a lot of weight and space and most third party keyboard/case combinations are very cumbersome and unresponsive. That is until Logitech released their Ultrathin Keyboard for the new iPad. Continue reading
Just picked up one of these earlier today and will post a review within the next few days, possibly tomorrow or even tonight if time permits! I was a bit skeptical on the practicality of having a keyboard for the iPad but so far I’ve been very impressed. Keys are very responsive, the unit itself is very light and thin, and it places the iPad in an ergonomic typing and viewing angle. Surprisingly, it’s much easier to type with the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard than it is with the MacBook Air keyboard!