Don't-Miss Input device Stories
Our 28th annual Eddys recognize the year's 21 greatest Apple-related products for work, entertainment, mobile use, and creative tasks.
The Model S Professional for Mac provides a solid and reassuringly physical mechanical-keyboard experience. Its keyswitch technology and physical design differentiate it from the popular Matias offerings by providing a crisp, clicky sensation.
The Quiet Pro keyboard offers the solid tactile feedback and reassuring key response of old-school mechanical keyboards without the obnoxiously loud key sounds.
The latest version of Nuance's speech recognition program for Mac features a new transcription feature that users have been waiting for.
The Doxie Go document scanner is a great idea, and a very handy tool, although there are still some rough spots in its hardware and software that need to be addressed.
Logitech's Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 lets you pair, via Bluetooth, with up to three of your Apple devices: Macs, iPads, or iPhones. You can easily switch between devices as needed.
If you plan to dictate often and want a comfortable, flexible solution, and, especially, don’t want to wear a headset, the SpeechWare USB 6-in-1 TableMike is the best choice out there.
Macally's low-priced iKey30 iPad keyboard foregoes a Bluetooth connection in favor of a dock-connector cable. This is in some ways less convenient than a wireless connection, but it has its own advantages.
Philips recently released Mac OS X software for their SpeechMike Pro LFH3200 handheld microphone allowing it to be used with Macs and with Nuance's Dragon Dictate.
If you have a Mac Pro and want to take advantage of USB 3.0 speeds, fret not. HighPoint gives your system USB 3.0 compatibility with the RocketU Quad USB 3.0 for Mac, a PCI Express card with four USB 3.0 ports.
If you want a light, comfortable wireless microphone for your Mac, the Plantronics Savi 440 is an excellent choice.
Sharing files, folders, keyboards and mice between two Macs, a PC and a Mac, or two PCs has never been easier. There are other screen sharing software packages around, but I doubt any are as easy to setup and use as the JUC400.
For serious typing sessions (or if you just can't get the hang of the iPad's onscreen keyboard), an external keyboard is a great iPad accessory. Here's our guide to the different types, along with recommendations for each.
Dragon Express provides a handy, easy-to-use way to dictate occasional texts and transfer them to your applications
Logitech’s latest Mac keyboard deserves kudos for its Mac-centric design and functionality, easy setup, and very good keys. In a well-lit office, the K750’s battery takes advantage of that ambient light to maintain a full charge.