Roundup: Bluetooth Keyboard | webOS Nation

Roundup: Bluetooth Keyboard

by Adam Marks Fri, 07 Sep 2012 6:16 pm EDT

Bluetooth keyboardAlthough webOS first gained the ability to pair and use a Bluetooth keyboard back in webOS 2.0, it seems like it became a much more prevalent accessory with the release of the TouchPad and the official HP wireless keyboard in July 2011. Being able to type on a full-size (or almost full-size) keyboard and having arrow keys to quickly move the cursor certainly offered the opportunity to increase your productivity while using the tablet. While any Bluetooth keyboard should work with a webOS smartphone or the TouchPad, the official keyboard was very attractive since it was not only slim and lightweight but had many keys that were dedicated to some of the unique functions of webOS.

As good as the usability of a Bluetooth keyboard was with the TouchPad and webOS 3.0.0, the final webOS 3.0.5 update improved it even further. It added in many features that improved your TouchPad experience by giving you more keyboard shortcuts that reduced the need to take your hands off the keyboard and reach up to the tablet to perform some simple tasks.  So, here is a roundup of all our tips to give you the most of our using a Bluetooth keyboard with your webOS device:

Do you have other ways that you use your Bluetooth keyboard with your webOS device? Are there any other keyboard combinations that you know of that increases its usefulness? Let us know.

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