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Logitech Announces Rugged Combo 2 Case, Logitech Crayon Stylus for iPad

By Radu Iorga

Logitech took advantage of the new iPad unveiling to showcase a few products of its own, obviously focused on the iPad. They debuted a new stylus, dubbed Crayon and a Rugged Combo 2 Case, also designed for the Apple slate.

These accessories are designed with the iPad 2018 in mind and they’re meant for students who use the new tablet. The Logitech Crayon is similar to the Apple Pencil, but it’s cheaper, at $49, which is about half the price of the Apple Pencil, that sells to schools for $89. Logitech promises a similar experience though, thanks to the sub pixel precision, low latency and also there’s tilt support.

Compatibility with apps is expanded and the the accessory has improved grip, preventing accidental drops and rolling. Battery life is rated at 8 hours and we also have a pry resilient tip, plus a rubbed cap, that seems to hide the charging port. The Crayon connect via a special frequency and doesn’t rely on Bluetooth.

 

Then we’ve got the Rugged Combo 2 Case, a $99.99 accessory, which was made using input from educators. It’s supposed to survive the daily class activities, the “wear and tear” typical for schools. It’s got a protective screen cover, which also works as a keyboard and up top there’s a special slot for the Logitech Crayon. The good news is that the keyboard is detachable and the key caps aren’t easy to pry by mistake.

It’s also a silent keyboard and the case provides spill and drop resilience (up to 4 feet).

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Logitech Craft review: A slick keyboard combo that takes on the Surface Dial

By Mark Walton

Enlarge / Kinda striking, don’t you think? (credit: Mark Walton)

Specs at a glance: Logitech Craft
Colour Grey, aluminium
Dimensions 32mm x 430mm x 149mm
Weight 960g
Connectivity Logitech Unifying 2.4GHz, Bluetooth Low Energy
Software Support Mac OS 10.11 and above and Windows 7 and above
Features USB Type-C charging, backlight, digital crown, 10m wireless range, Easy Switch
Price £179/$199

The Surface Dial, a hockey-puck-sized controller designed for use with Microsoft’s Surface Studio desktop computer, is the palette to the Surface’s pen. It clicks, double clicks and rotates, adding contextual menus and smooth navigation to apps such as Maps and Adobe Photoshop without the need to reach for a mouse. Unfortunately—despite some third-party alternatives—there’s nothing as slick as a Surface Dial available to creative types at home on a Mac.

That’s where the Logitech Craft comes in. Priced at a substantial £179, the Logitech Craft is a premium keyboard armed with a “crown,” that allows for the same clicks, double clicks and twists that make the Surface Dial so compelling, without the need to splash out on a Surface Desktop to go with it. While there are some odd limitations to the crown’s functionality, at least at launch, it’s a compelling companion to the keyboard and mouse.

It helps that the Craft is beautifully made. The main body is constructed from a sturdy matte grey plastic, while a heavy aluminium bar at the top adds weight, a comfortable tilt (although it’s sadly not adjustable), and the crown itself, which sits just above the escape key to the left of the keyboard. The Craft is a heavy thing with solid rubber feet that, once placed down on a desk, reassuringly stays put.

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Logitech’s Slim Combo for iPad Pro really boosts your portable productivity power

By Darrell Etherington

Logitech has a long history of making keyboard accessories for iPad, and it has a new product out in time for the release of the latest iPad Pro 10.5 and 12.9 updates. The Slim Combo, which is available for either size device, includes a back cover case with an integrated Apple Pencil sleeve, and a keyboard that uses the iPad’s Smart Connector.
The two piece approach results in a slim… Read More

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Logitech Debuts Universal Folio Keyboard Case for iPad, Android Tablets; Also Works With Windows 10 Models

By Radu Iorga

Logitech just debuted a badass new Folio Keyboard accessory for 9-10 inch tablets, compatible with Android models, iPads and Windows 10 slates. It’s supposed to offer laptop-like functionality, whenever and wherever you use the tablet. There’s a 4 point grip here that holds the device securely in place.

The advantage is that we get well spaced keys, that stretch in edge to edge fashion, so there’s no cramping. Key travel of 2 mm offers great depth for comfortable typing. There’s also a set of function and shortcut keys for iOS, Android and Windows and we get a two year battery life. There’s a “coin battery” system here and a smart power management system, which adjusts the power usage in smart fashion.

 

The product is up for order over at Logitech for $59.99 a pop. Logitech promises zero learning curve in order to use the keyboard and a sturdy plastic shell protects the slate from daily damage (and even some spills). Keep in mind there’s no camera hole here, so you’ll have to rely on the tablet for typing and work, but no camera action. Supported models include iPad Air 2, Air 1, iPad 2, 3 and 4, Galaxy Tab A and S models or the Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 inch and HDX to name a few.

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Last year I told You All About The Logitech K480 That I Bought…Yep, You Could Get One for Less Than I Paid

So for anyone who has read any of my posts about the K480, or why I choose it over the K380 then you are probably aware that I bought one last year from the very same place that has them dirt cheap again.

Now almost a year later, Newegg still has these keyboards in there refurbished items section. Don’t panic, mine was a “refurbished” model, meaning it was repackaged and brand new.

So if you really want a great keyboard for the incredibly low price of $16.99 then click this link!

If you are looking at a Bluetooth keyboard for a 10 inch or smaller tablet, or perhaps just to use with your PC or smartphone, then you might just be an idiot if you don’t go visit the site I linked above, (okay, this one works also).

Tim


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