[maemo-users] External Keyboard Recommendations

From: n810 at merctech.com n810 at merctech.com
Date: Tue Jun 24 01:06:54 EEST 2008

In the message dated: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 15:53:14 MDT,
The pithy ruminations from Mark on 
<Re: External Keyboard Recommendations> were:
=> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 3:35 PM, Hal Vaughan <hal at thresholddigital.com> wrote:
=> >
=> > From what I've seen, including links provided, the USB keyboards don't
=> > seem to be fold-up and from what I can tell in terms of mass-market
=> > (which we all know dictates what is made and sold), the suit-and-tie
=> > crowd tends to go for the latest and that's BT from most viewpoints.
=> > It doesn't need a wire or dongle.
=> >
=> Correct. There are some "roll-up" keyboards, but those aren't ideal
=> for the reasons discussed, and I've never seen a hard plastic USB
=> keyboard that folds up.

I've got one, and I love it. Mine is an older model, originally meant for use
with Palm Pilots. It has good tactile feel, and it folds to about the size of a
paperback book, about 1/4 the size of a regular keyboard.

	http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:Palm m500 Portable Keyboard:1990808602;_ylt=AugU7IngGkyIhCUjhfLPxHKVI74F;_ylu=X3oDMTA4ZXVyOWdvBHNlYwNyZWNv

This kind of model is very hard to find now, but there are many hard plastic 
USB keyboards that fold in 1/2:

	http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:Toshiba Targus Universal USB Portable Keyboard:1993566256;_ylt=ApzxWJ9rOXGg9eKrQctpiO6VI74F;_ylu=X3oDMTA4ZXVyOWdvBHNlYwNyZWNv


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