ZAGG now offers the iPad ZAGGmate, an aircraft-grade aluminum hard cover protector that comes with or without an integrated Bluetooth keyboard. Packing military grade high-density padding for drop protection and a 510 mAh lithium polymer battery, the ZAGGmate keyboard lasts weeks on one charge. ZAGG designed this case to match the iPad perfectly, and the keyboard model adds only 1/4 inch to the iPad's thickness when closed.
The Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard 6000 from Microsoft connects wirelessly to the iPad and features a portable number pad in addition to the Comfort Curve compact keyboard. Two AAA batteries keep the Mobile Keyboard 6000 powered up on-the-go, with a singe AAA battery powering the portable number pad. An on/off switch and power status indicator, as well as a carrying case for the portable number pad are included. The ergonomic Mobile Keyboard 6000 can be found online at prices as low as $59.94.
The Apple Wireless Keyboard connects to the iPad with built-in Bluetooth technology and has a range of 30 feet. This compact aluminum design is 24 percent smaller than full-sized keyboards and includes Mac-specific function keys for features like screen brightness, volume, and play/pause. The Apple Wireless Keyboard uses two AA batteries and automatically conserves battery life. Available now for $69.00.
The iPad Keyboard Dock is a charging dock attached to a full-sized keyboard. It can be used as a replacement for the virtual touch-screen keyboard and keeps the iPad in close proximity to allow multi-touch functionality. The Keyboard Dock includes an audio jack for external speakers and a rear 30-pin connector. When the iPad is docked, the 30-pin connector can be used to connect to an electrical outlet with the USB Power Adapter, sync to a computer, or use other accessories such as the Camera Connection Kit. The iPad Keyboard Dock will cost $69.