BlackBerrify your iPhone with Spike keyboard case
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LAS VEGAS–No one likes typing on a touch screen. So what if your iPhone case had a very mini QWERTY keyboard?
That’s just what Spike from SoloMatrix is designed to be. When we heard about it last year, the Spike TypeSmart keyboard was part of a Kickstarter campaign that proved successful.
The tactile keyboard swivels out from its case and its keys make contact with the iPhone’s on-screen keyboard.
It doesn’t require separate charging, docking, or an app, and it works with capacitive conductivity through the screens on the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5.
Whenever a key is pressed and makes contact with the screen, it creates a grounded state.
Spike attaches to the phones in a snap. There’s a number key that pushes the number menu on the iPhone’s on-screen keyboard. Then you can type using the alternate number designations for the TypeSmart.
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