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WayTools' TextBlade Keyboard to Start Shipping to Test Group Users Next Week

Friday February 19, 2016 2:24 pm PST by
In January of 2015, WayTools announced the TextBlade, a compact, collapsible keyboard that sparked a lot of interest with its unique multilayered layout that replaces a full keyboard with eight large smart keys. Refinements, production issues, and other hiccups have long delayed the release of the TextBlade, which was originally scheduled to ship out to pre-order customers in the early months...

TextBlade Update: An Inside Look at Production Troubles and New Info on Shipping Estimates

Friday July 3, 2015 7:54 pm PDT by
In January, WayTools announced the TextBlade, a compact, collapsible keyboard for iOS devices and Macs that's quite unlike anything else that's available on the market. It replaces a full keyboard with eight large smart keys that take advantage of multilayering, giving users access to a complete set of keys and commands on a keyboard that fits into a pocket. WayTools began accepting pre-orders ...

Hands-On With the Collapsible Magnetic 'TextBlade' Keyboard for iOS Devices

Friday March 6, 2015 4:57 pm PST by
Back in January, WayTools, a company known for its high-quality NextEngine 3D laser scanner, surprised the world with a collapsible, magnetic keyboard unlike anything we had seen before. Called the TextBlade, the keyboard garnered a significant amount of attention from the media and from prospective buyers who were intrigued with its unique design. Commenters here on MacRumors and across the...

Collapsible 'TextBlade' Keyboard for iOS Devices Uses Just Eight Smart MultiTouch Keys

Tuesday January 13, 2015 11:04 am PST by
WayTools today debuted the TextBlade, a compact, collapsible keyboard that's just a third of the size of an iPhone. Instead of using traditional keyboard layout, it uses "next-gen key switch technology" to allow users to type using just eight large smart keys that represent the entire alphabet. Described as the first MultiTouch keyboard, the TextBlade weighs 1.5 ounces and lasts for a month in ...