Wireless keyboard?

Discussion in 'iPad Accessories' started by RevolvingSheep, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. RevolvingSheep macrumors regular

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    Who uses a wireless keyboard with their iPad and why? Why do you find it necessary? I'm thinking about buying the Apple brand one but I'm not sure if I will need it.
     
  2. PDFierro macrumors 68040

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    I think with the new voice dictation, only really hardcore users will need it. I think it has almost been rendered obsolete now.

    I planned on getting a wireless keyboard or a stylus, but now I'm not. It's not that hard to type on the virtual keyboard, and the voice dictation will work with third-party apps.

    I plan to do a lot of screenwriting on it as well.
     
  3. RevolvingSheep thread starter macrumors regular

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    My main thought was using it to take notes in College... and I think I could type faster with an actual keyboard.
     
  4. richpjr macrumors 68030

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    Heh - kind of hard to dictate in class. A keyboard sounds like a better choice there.
     
  5. drb1992 macrumors 6502

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    Here is what I would do. First, try taking notes with the virtual keyboard. If you are unhappy with that or feel you are too slow at typing, you can then try out a wireless keyboard. As far as which keyboard to go with, I can't really help you there, though I am sure the Apple one isn't bad.
     
  6. LaazyEye macrumors regular

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    If you're taking notes in class, then you should get a keyboard so you can keep your attention on the lecture and not on the screen to make sure you're hitting the right keys.
     

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