Thursday, March 17, 2005

Nokia Wireless Keyboard Reviewed (Verdict: Sexy)

Darla Mack has a review of Nokia’s Wireless (Bluetooth) Keyboard, occasionally called the SU-8W. Overall, her impressions are that it’s a sharp unit which obviously cuts (get it?) down your typing time. Pairing the keyboard to your phone initially involves installing software (included in a 32MB memory card installed into the keyboard) and selecting a four-digit number to secure the device. After that, subsequent uses are simple and Darla says the keys are easy to use once you get used to the feel of them. Her only qualms with the device are its lack of a carrying case and a smaller-than-preferred space bar. The keyboard is compatible with Nokia’s 3230, 6260, 6630, 6680 and 7610 phones and includes a fold-out cradle to stand up your phone, for roughly $140.

Perhaps a way to avoid that Blackberry Thumb ...

Nokia Wireless Keyboard - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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