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Keycase iPad Folio Case with integrated Bluetooth Keyboard

This is the best iPad Folio Style Case with Integrated Bluetooth keyboard available today. It's also currently unique. There is, however no reason why another manufacturer couldn't release a cheaper alternative with a much better keyboard tomorrow. By next year there might be half a dozen of these things on the market.

I'm not normally the kind of person who is happy waiting patiently for the next iteration of product. However if you have more willpower than myself, I suggest you might want to wait it out for another couple of months so that you at least have something to compare this against.  I believe that a more suitable price for these keyboard cases would be £40-£50 and I think we'll see the current prices moving downwards pretty quickly. I'm also confident that another manufacturer can put together a better keyboard than the one built into this case. 

If however you can't wait, then this keyboard works fine and it's more comfortable and quicker than banging away on the screen for long periods of time. In fact last week I typed a thousand-word report on it, something I'd never consider attempting on the iPad on screen keyboard.

As a footnote I'm always amazed at the anti iPad vitriol on the net. When I don't want to buy a product I don't try and rubbish it, I just ignore it. The reader-posted comments about this keyboard on the various gadget sites seem so angry and judgemental. The most common comment was based around the idea that if you want to buy this case then you should have bought an Netbook instead. I don't want a netbook. I want a 10" iOS device together with an occasional keyboard for those times I need to travel for work and write up reports in my hotel room. This case, or something like it, is exactly what I need.

It was purchased from Gearzap here in the UK - Product link here.

Gearzap also have some other interesting accessories for the iPad (including other more traditional bluetooth and folding keyboards) - check them out, they are friendly people to deal with.

I paid the full retail price for my keyboard - £60.

My video review is below.

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Reader Comments (7)

I couldn't see from the review, but where is the £ symbol?

I saw a similar US version of a keyboard/case all of which looked very good but they had completeley ignored the non-US market for alternative character sets etc and had no plans for localisation.

November 18, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterBill

Привет. Странаня ситуация, пытаюсь зайти на блог, меня постоянно выкидывает. Сейчас зашел через прокси и все нормально. Можно попросить разблокировать ип адрес
Так уже с недели две не могу попасть со своего ип в блог.

November 20, 2010 | Unregistered Commenterincoremedia


Apologies for the delay in responding - There is no £ sign on the keyboard - but it can be generated by pressing SHIFT and HASH on the 3 key.

November 22, 2010 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

Can you fold this over so you can use the iPad sitting right over the keyboard, effectively disabling use of the keyboard, but making it like pretty much any other iPad case for those times you don't need a keyboard? (Ie, the back of the iPad is right on top of the keyboard's keys.)

December 15, 2010 | Unregistered CommenterHiltonT

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January 5, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterKepeallealm


Just thought you might like to know that Gearzap and Mobile Fun have bought out an updated version of the Keycase Folio for iPad 2. The biggest difference is that the new Keycase Pro Folio has hard keys on the bluetooth keyboard instead of the standard silicone ones.

Take a nose at it here: and let me know what you think as i'm considering in investing in one :)

June 15, 2011 | Unregistered Commenterlaura

@Laura. It looks better than the one I have. There are also quite a few cheap alternatives available from HK now
...but from my experience Gearzap are reliable and easy to deal with.

June 15, 2011 | Registered CommenterTechmoan

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