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Buying guide: Find the best iPad keyboard

For serious typing sessions (or if you just can't get the hang of the iPad's on-screen keyboard), an external keyboard is a great iPad accessory. Here's our guide to the different types, along with recommendations for the best models.

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Fingers-on: Snapkeys Q4 is a QWERTY keyboard with only 4 buttons

For mobile users who enjoy a bit of challenge in their lives.

Jot Script review: Adonit's first pen-nib stylus is an impressive entry

Adonit's new stylus not only defies form-factor expectations, but it also provides one of the best note-taking experiences on the iPad.

Review: Forte starts the flow of music between instruments and computer

Forte is a USB audio input device for music production.

Review: Logitech's Easy-Switch Keyboard pairs with everything

Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard takes much of what was good about the company's K760—including great keys and the capability to pair with up to three devices simultaneously—and adds backlighting and a more-portable design.

Review: Play rock star-created delays with the Flashback X4 Delay

The FlashBack X4 is a ton of fun. It sounds great whether using it as a looper or as a delay.

Program Your Mouse With X-Mouse Button Control

X-Mouse Button Control gives you new ways to use your mouse.

iKey30 wired iPad keyboard offers unique features

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.

Buying Guide: iPad keyboards (2011)

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.

Wacom Inkling Review: A Great Concept With a Few Kinks

Wacom’s image recording Inkling pen is fun, but it isn’t powerful enough for serious artists.

Livescribe's Echo Smartpen Gets Social and More Connected

Livescribe's Echo smartpen has been revamped to include shortcuts for sending notes to popular Web services, such as Facebook and Google Docs. The entry-level 2GB version now costs $99.

iVina BulletScan S300: Scans to Google Docs

Although this document scanner offers easy and automated scanning to cloud-based services, its image quality could be better.

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Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300 Produces Good-Quality Scans, Albeit Slowly

This scanner model offers easy one-button scanning, but has limited software and ADF capacity.

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IRIS IRIScan Pro 3 Office Scanner Is Terrific for OCR

This portable scanner has great optical character recognition tools, but its speed and image quality are limited.

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Plustek MobileOffice AD450: Reasonably Priced but Slow Scanner

This document scanner produces good-looking images, but it's no speed demon.

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