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KeyCase Folio w/ BT Keyboard, Amazon now shipping

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by prot0type, Aug 24, 2010.

  1. macrumors regular

    #1
    caught this mention on engadget.com

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    - Stylish & streamlined protective leather case designed for iPad.
    - Built-in Bluetooth 2.0 Silicone Keyboard.
    - Quiet keystrokes, dust-proof & spill-proof.
    - Durable Leather Style Exterior.
    - Magnetic fastening secures case closed.
    - Rechargeable battery lasts for approximately 45 hours per charge.
    - Bluetooth keyboard charges using standard Apple power cables.
    - Auto sleep mode when idle for 10 minutes.
    - Easy setup - automatically re-connects when turned on.

    http://www.gearzap.com/ipad-folio-with-integrated-bluetooth-keyboard-black.html

    Features of both the keyboard and case look decent.

    I would like to see other case makers take a stab at this as well either using a 3rd party keyboard or even better the Apple BT keyboard.
     
  2. macrumors 6502

    #2
    Clam Case is supposed to come out with something in the Fall.

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  3. macrumors 68020

    #3
    Looks like a thick laptop from 2007
     
  4. macrumors 6502a

    #4
    they need to come out with a case that looks like that, but allows me to slip in the apple BT keyboard, and the Ipad.
     
  5. macrumors regular

    #5
    Yep, I remember that report.

    For some reason I'm turned off by that offering though. I know it's probably not the finished product, but I have a feeling it'll still be bulky, heavier than it should be, and of course pricey.

    KeyCase may be the first of many till someone gets it right, not a bad first step though. If anything Apple should give it a go. Make a ver2 of their iPad case that has the option to stow away their bt keyboard for those that use it.
     
  6. macrumors 6502

    #6
    When I signed up to be notified when it was available, I was sent a follow up email asking me what I thought the price should be. If memory serves me, the choices were something like $99, $129 or $179. I chose $129 knowing darn well it will be most likely the $179.
     
  7. macrumors 68040

    #7
    My daughter liked it.... I have a few places it would be handy, but not enough to spend $99. Like the other poster said, give me something that holds my apple bt keyboard like that and I'd probably go for it to hqve just in case.
     
  8. macrumors member

    #8
    If I'm gonna carry that monstrosity I might as well bring my 13" MBP...
     
  9. macrumors 6502

    #9
    That image makes it look huge and bulky, but this one not so bad size wise.

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  10. macrumors G3

    Chip NoVaMac

    #10
    Neat idea if I did not already have the Apple Wireless Keyboard and a Skooba Netmessanger bag that it fits well in. And the Apple Wireless Keyboard allows for easy use with the MPB and iMac I have...
     
  11. macrumors regular

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  12. macrumors 6502a

    #12
    I would consider this if the keyboard was removable and if there was a hole for the light sensor.
     
  13. macrumors 6502a

    #13
    Does anyone know the MSRP on both of these products? I might be interested if it's a reasonable price range (under $60).
     
  14. macrumors 6502a

    #14
    $99 +
     
  15. macrumors 6502a

    #15
    I already spent over $300 on accessories alone, I think I'll pass on anything more than $60 from now on, unless it's absolutely amazing...
     
  16. macrumors G3

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  17. macrumors newbie

    #17
    Read a review recently (can't find it now...). The keys are under a rubber membrane and the review didn't like the feel.
     
  18. macrumors member

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