Keyboard utility Holdkey makes it easier to enter extended and nonstandard characters.
CIO.com blogger Paul Mah uses--and reviews--a lot of gadgets, many of which quickly make their ways into a drawer or onto a shelf after their initial novelty wears thin. But some electronics are essential. Here's a list of the five productivity gadgets Mah simply cannot do without.
The popular third-party Android keyboard app, now in beta, figures out for you where you need to insert spaces while you type emails or Facebook updates, along with other improvements.
KeyTweak lets you remap keyboard keys system-wide.
The retro peripheral from Metadot is a real throwback but may actually help some people type faster.
If you don’t mind carrying the extra bulk, Lenovo's Keyboard Folio Case lives up to the ThinkPad brand’s reputation for having the best keyboards on the market.
You can turn your tablet into a laptop for long typing sessions, and go back to just a tablet when you're done. We test four popular physically attached keyboards for Android tablets.
The docking station for the Transformer TF101 tablet adds more than just a keyboard. You get more ports, more battery life, and more bulk--but it puts everything together in a stylish, compact manner.
This keyboard dock provides a nice, sturdy base to hold the Galaxy Tab on your desk, but it adds no extra ports, lacks a full-size keyboard, and is too thick and heavy to be truly mobile.
The Transformer Prime's keyboard dock improves on that of the original Transformer by packing the same ports and extra battery life into an even slimmer and lighter package. Unfortunately, the keys remain cramped.