Is it worth to get a keyboard for iPad?

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  1. lovercase

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    I got a iPad 3 three weeks ago, I already bought case, stand for it, and I'm considering if it's worth to get a keyboard for my iPad 3. If it's worth, then which one is better, I need some recommendation.
     
  2. iphonewarrior

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    The Apple Bluetooth keyboard is awesome :)
     
  3. lovercase

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    Thanks, actually I have got one yesterday, it will reach me 7 days later.
     
  4. grahamjohn87

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    Was it worth it?
     
  5. Target

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    I have a Logitech Keyboard case by Zagg. Love it.


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  6. up10ad

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    I have the Logitech Ultrathin iPad Keyboard and love it. Besides being an excellent keyboard, it is also a front cover that attaches using the build-in magnet points on the iPad. It adds an extra 4mm of thickness and looks great with its aluminum-matched protective cover. The only caveat is that it doesn't protect the back of the iPad so I installed a Zagg full-cover shield on the back.
     
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  7. psylichon

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    Depends on how much you type and how much you like the virtual keyboard. For me and how I use the iPad 90% of the time, the virtual keyboard and voice dictation is plenty for me. But being a touch-typer, it's nice to have some actual keys under the fingers for long emails and documents. I have the camera connection kit and just use a standard USB keyboard through that for the rare times I need it.
     
  8. iBuRGeR Apps

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    This is the point, it depends on how much you use your device for typing. But I would say that if you're wondering about having an keyboard, you probably need one ! ;-)
     
  9. iBuRGeR Apps

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    BTW the Apple bluetooth one is great, but more expensive than other ones like logitech which work fine, too.
     
  10. Mugwhamp

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    I am a schoolteacher and use my third-generation iPad daily. I do not have a keyboard but rely exclusively on dictation. The dictation feature has been extremely effective for me and much speedier than using a keyboard. In fact I'm using it right now.


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  11. Bonniea

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    I got a zagg case that came with a keyboard and I like it when I use evernote or pages. I don't like that the zagg case is not adjustable as far as the angle though
     
  12. lovercase

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    Just a follow here, I have to say Bluetooth keyboard is very good to use, you guys should get one.
     
  13. greenyoga

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    Why not buy a bluetooth keyboard case? You won't need to buy a keyboard with this case,and it's much convenient and portable that a case and another keyboard.
    Just like this one:
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  14. Redbull2000

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    Depends on how often and how much you types ? IMO, if you use it mainly browsing not any homework or school work. I will stay away from keyboard.
     
  15. Ohmster

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    Dictation is awesome, but not an option in meetings. The Apple BT keyboard has been very useful for note taking in such settings.
     
  16. kevin tanicien

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    I think so, I plan on getting mine this christmas
     
  17. jimmerlink

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    Typing is much much faster and easier than using the on screen keyboard.
     
  18. laughjimbo

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    I have a Zagg Folio Keyboard and case that is great to type on and it protects my iPad when closed up, also when you close it the iPad goes to sleep automatically.
     
  19. nealh

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    I bought a BT KB from Luvvitt, less expensive than Logitech and it acts like a Smart Cover but has a stand and the iPad can't fall over!
     
  20. jadmorffier

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    I'm getting the very same keyboard/front cover for Christmas so I'm yet to use it. I already have a nice, clear and slim Belkin snap-on back cover that I hope I can keep on while the iPad sits in the magnetic slot on the Logitech Ultrathin keyboard.

    Just out of curiosity, what does the keyboard sound like when typing? I find this question very important when looking for a good keyboard. :) Like when I shop for a new car, the sound the car door makes when it closes is very important. ;)


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