Logitech announces new, slimmer version of its Ultrathin iPad keyboard case

By Cody Lee on Apr 23, 2014

In response to the recent release of Office for iPad, Logitech yesterday announced a new version of its wildly popular Ultrathin iPad keyboard case. The new version improves on the design of its predecessor, with a thinner, lighter and more flexible design.

If you haven’t seen an Ultrathin before, it’s a Bluetooth keyboard for your iPad that doubles as a protective cover. It’s designed from aluminum to match the rear casing of Apple’s tablet, and the keyboard offers comfortable key spacing and iOS shortcuts… Read More

 

Logitech launches Harmony Smart Keyboard for Apple TV

By Christian Zibreg on Mar 4, 2014

Navigating the Apple TV interface using the included Apple Remote rather quickly becomes a cumbersome affair. Fortunately, you could always hook up an external keyboard to the device (here’s how) because the Apple TV supports Bluetooth keyboards.

Realizing that owners of streaming-media devices need a better control system, accessory maker Logitech on Tuesday revealed its new full-fledged Harmony keyboard remote for the living room. It was specially designed for controlling devices such as the Apple TV, Roku and Xbox One and includes dedicated hardware keys and functions allowing you to search for shows, navigate menus and browse the web from your couch… Read More

 

Logitech’s PowerShell MFi controller drops to $70 until February 1

By Christian Zibreg on Jan 27, 2014

Realizing rival accessory maker Stratus has shaved $20 off its ‘Made for iPhone’ (MFi) wireless iOS 7 controller dubbed SteelSeries, Logitech has decided to play along and bring its overpriced PowerShell down to $70. The Logitech accessory now undercuts Stratus by a cool $10 as the PowerShell is now $30 cheaper versus its original price of $99.

It’s a limited time offer so hurry up because the sale ends February 1, 2014 (they should have made it permanent). So is this controller now a good value? Read on… Read More

 

iPad Air keyboards: 12 models to consider

By Jim Gresham on Dec 7, 2013

As iPad becomes more of a portable workhorse, the need for professional grade accessories drastically increases. Our own Jeff Benjamin swears by his iPad to muscle common tasks for his daily blogging needs. Of the most important professional additions, the keyboard rates at number one.

A virtual keyboard is perfect for portability. Software keyboards only take up screen space, but do not take up space in a travel bag or add weight. They are equally as noticeable when trying to actually accomplish some real work. The Bluetooth keyboard is the answer for users looking to get extra mileage from their iPad Air. Inside, we give a short spotlight to some of the best iPad Air keyboards… Read More

 

Logitech launches ‘PowerShell’ iOS 7 game controller for $99

By Cody Lee on Nov 20, 2013

Following months of rumors, and a few teasers from the company itself, Logitech has finally unveiled its first iOS 7 game controller. It’s called the ‘PowerShell,’ and it works with any iPhone 5, iPhone 5s or 5th generation iPod touch.

The game pad features console-style controls, with a d-pad, an X-Y-B-A button cluster, and two shoulder triggers. It also features an integrated 1500mAh battery, which will keep your iOS device running long after it runs out of juice… Read More

 

Logitech launches new iPad Air cases and keyboard covers

By Christian Zibreg on Oct 28, 2013

Accessory maker Logitech today announced a brand new lineup of Folio cases, Bluetooth keyboard cases and protective covers specifically designed for Apple’s newly-launched iPad Air, which goes on sale this coming Friday. The Ultrathin Keyboard Folio and Cover, the FabricSkin Keyboard Folio and the Folio Protective Case are all now available for pre-order today and slated to ship in November. I’ve included more information and a few images right after the break… Read More

 

Logitech introduces two new iPad mini folio cases

By Cody Lee on Aug 20, 2013

Logitech must really have a thing for the iPad mini, because for the third time in the last six months it’s introduced a new set of cases for Apple’s popular tiny tablet: the Ultrathin Keyboard Folio and the Folio Protective Case.

The Ultrathin Keyboard Folio is pitched as the company’s thinnest and lightest keyboard folio to date, and features all of the bells and whistles. And the Folio Protective is a hard cover case that doubles as a stand… Read More

 

Logitech to launch Harmony remote for iOS this August

By Cody Lee on Jun 20, 2013

I received a Logitech Harmony remote for Christmas last year, and it’s been by far my most frequently used gift. It’s completely replaced 5 of my living room remotes, it’s easy to run, and it took me less than 15 minutes to set it up using my computer.

This being said, you can imagine how excited I was when Logitech announced last night that it would be bringing its Harmony line to iOS (and Android) via the Ultimate Hub. The accessory, it says, will turn your smartphone into an all-in-one remote… Read More

 

Photo surfaces of first ‘Made for iPhone’ game controller prototype

By Cody Lee on Jun 16, 2013

We know that iOS 7 is going to offer developers an easy way to make their games compatible with physical controllers. After years of ignoring the space, Apple is finally going to officially support third-party gamepads, and both Logitech and MOGA are already onboard.

Today, we get our first glimpse of what at least some of these controllers may look like. A photo has surfaced of what is said to be a prototype of the first ‘Made for iPhone’ game controller. It’s made by Logitech, and the control scheme looks reminiscent of the PS Vita… Read More

 

Logitech buys TidyTilt maker TT Design Labs

By Christian Zibreg on Jun 6, 2013

Accessory maker Logitech today announced that it is acquiring TT Design Labs, the accessory maker behind the TidyTilt Kickstarter project.

This iPhone smart cover incorporates magnetic earbud holder and kickstand and has raised north of $200,000 on Kickstarter.

The acquisition gives the two-person startup access to Logitech’s “expert engineering, supply chain, distribution, and marketing minds.” As part of the collaboration, the company has just started accepting pre-orders for the TidyTilt and JustMount, now marketed under the Logitech brand… Read More

 

Logitech unveils Surface-like $149 FabricSkin Keyboard Folio

By Christian Zibreg on Apr 23, 2013

A month ago, accessory maker Logitech launched colorful new Keyboard Folios for iPads. Prior to that, the company announced the Ultrathin Keyboard for the iPad mini (our own Jeff Benjamin liked it) and a solar-powered Bluetooth keyboard which doubles as an iPad protective sleeve.

Tapping all that expertise and knowledge and taking a page from Microsoft’s book, logitech today announced new iPad keyboard covers which behave a lot like Microsoft’s Touch Cover and Type Cover for the Surface tablet.

These new covers are available with or without built-in keyboard, come in a range of colors and are billed as the first Bluetooth keyboard solution with keys seamlessly fused into its interior fabric.

I’ve included more information and two nice promo clips so jump past the fold to learn more about these Surface-like iPad cases… Read More

 

Logitech unveils colorful new Keyboard Folios for iPad and iPad mini

By Christian Zibreg on Mar 26, 2013

Logitech today launched two new interesting accessories for your iPad: the Keyboard Folio and Keyboard Folio Mini. As the names suggest, the former is for your full-size 9.7-inch iPad and the latter is for its little brother, the 7.9-inch iPad mini. These act as both a protective cover which attaches to your device magnetically and a physical Bluetooth-enabled keyboard with custom iPad shortcuts. Additionally, a hands-free flip stand props up your device in two comfortable viewing angles… Read More

 

Review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini

By Jeff Benjamin on Mar 18, 2013

My goal was to type more efficiently on my iPad mini, without sacrificing the device’s portability. I also wanted a keyboard that would actually improve my typing ability, not hinder it. I found such a product with the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini.

I know — that’s a whole lot of name for such a diminutive product. Let’s just call it the Ultrathin mini hereafter, shall we? Good. Let’s talk about what makes this little device so special, and how it has significantly improved my iPad mini based workflow. Read More

 

Logitech launches iPad mini Ultrathin Keyboard

By Christian Zibreg on Feb 5, 2013

Accessory maker Logitech just announced its $79 Ultrathin Keyboard for the iPad mini. Billed as “the other half of your iPad mini”, it’s really thin and light and connects to your tablet wirelessly, over Bluetooth. Just like the Archos ultra-slim iPad keyboard, Logitech’s baby incorporates the QWERTY key layout which comes in handy for prolonged text entry. We also love its aluminum cover which protects the iPad mini’s display… Read More

 

Logitech unveils solar iPad keyboard that doubles as a protective sleeve

By Christian Zibreg on May 3, 2012

Logitech makes some really nice accessories. Their latest thing, the Solar Keyboard Folio, is a wireless light-powered keyboard for your iPad which also doubles as a cool protective case.

It’s definitely an interesting add-on in that it takes cues from Logitech’s range of solar-powered desktop keyboards.

The Folio converts light to power using on-boad solar cell, charging the built-in Bluetooth keyboard in any light, whether indoors or outdoors… Read More