Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard

by Volker Weber

ZZ5DFE0091

In red, my current favorite traveling keyboard: the Logitech Keys-To-Go. On top, in black, my new favorite. There is a simple reason. The Microsoft keyboard folds in half and keeps close with magnets. It also switches on and off as you unfold or fold it. You don't need to switch it off like the Logitech one, where the only design weakness is the fiddly switch.

But wait, there is more: the Microsoft keyboard connects to two devices. Like your iPhone and your iPad. Top row, left, there are two buttons. Hold one for three seconds and it goes into pairining mode. Press it once and it reconnects to a previusly paired device. Top row, far right is a key that switches the programming: Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad. That's it: one keyboard, two paired devices, three configurations.

The material is similar to the Keys-To-Go, it's also spill-proof, but it has proper keys with decent travel. The Keys-To-Go is much better than it looks. It also has physical key travel underneath it's red coat. Both are really nice, but I suspect the Microsoft one is even nicer.

More >

Comments

Which one, if any, has keyboard-backlight?

Richard Kaufmann, 2015-11-10

They are both made for people who look at the screen. ;-)

Volker Weber, 2015-11-10

I have the older version of the Microsoft one - pretty much the same but has a cover that folds down over it to shut it off, rather than folding across. I use it with an 8" Windows tablet and an iPhone and it's super handy and the keys are very usable. Just putting it out there because it's still for sale & is a cheaper than the newer one you like. Also supports Windows, iOS & Android & I think 3 devices. Oh, and it has a nice place to hold your phone or tablet along the top.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GWGLUZ0/

Amy Blumenfield, 2015-11-10

Only the Print-Key is missing :-)

Peter Meuser, 2015-11-11

Recent comments

Felix Binsack on Sonos Play:3 :: Nicht kaufen, nicht warten at 18:46
Volker Weber on Apple Music :: Erfolgreicher Umstieg at 16:25
Volker Weber on Sonos Play:3 :: Nicht kaufen, nicht warten at 15:01
Dirk Steins on Sonos Play:3 :: Nicht kaufen, nicht warten at 14:19
Michael Jäckel on Apple Music :: Erfolgreicher Umstieg at 13:50
Axel Borschbach on Apple Music :: Erfolgreicher Umstieg at 11:29
Jens Nullmeyer on Apple Music :: Erfolgreicher Umstieg at 11:18
Volker Weber on Themenwechsel at 10:59
Timm Caspari on Themenwechsel at 10:54
Hanjo Iwanowitsch on Don't lie to me at 23:01
Volker Weber on Maybe phones have gone too far :: Genius review of the Google Pixel 3 at 19:45
Nick Daisley on Maybe phones have gone too far :: Genius review of the Google Pixel 3 at 19:29
Martin Kautz on Reverse engineering a Huawei phone at 19:11
Henning Heinz on Don't lie to me at 19:10
Volker Weber on Reverse engineering a Huawei phone at 18:18
Frank Quednau on Maybe phones have gone too far :: Genius review of the Google Pixel 3 at 18:13
Erik Brooks on Reverse engineering a Huawei phone at 18:11
Volker Weber on Kindle Paperwhite :: Jetzt wasserdicht und mit Audible at 18:03
Nina Wittich on Kindle Paperwhite :: Jetzt wasserdicht und mit Audible at 18:01
Volker Weber on Kindle Paperwhite :: Jetzt wasserdicht und mit Audible at 17:13
Volker Weber on Maybe phones have gone too far :: Genius review of the Google Pixel 3 at 17:04
Thomas Cloer on Huawei Mate 20 Pro at 16:59
Volker Weber on Huawei Mate 20 Pro at 16:59
Roland Dressler on Huawei Mate 20 Pro at 16:52
Volker Weber on Reverse engineering a Huawei phone at 16:24

Ceci n'est pas un blog

I explain difficult concepts in simple ways. For free, and for money. Clue procurement and bullshit detection.

vowe

Contact
Publications
Stuff that works
Amazon Wish List
Frequently Asked Questions

rss feed  twitter  amazon

Local time is 19:37

visitors.gif

buy me coffee