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HARDWARE VENDOR Logitech is getting ready to release a Bluetooth keyboard that lights up and can be connected to devices running Windows, IOS and Android operating systems.
The cross-platform feature reflects that people use diverse devices these days, and will let users quickly and easily switch between their devices, for example, from a work PC running Windows 8 to a smartphone running Android, and then to an Apple Ipad - all at the push of a button.
This will be handy, no doubt, if you are the sort of person that uses three kinds of hardware from different providers and likes a standalone keyboard. Other people that might be interested in this keyboard are those that like things that light up when you put your hands close to them, and fans of brushed aluminium. If keyboards can make people go "oooh", then this is probably an "oooh" inducing keyboard.
"It's increasingly common for people to use more than one device over the course of the day, and we saw an opportunity to help ease the transition among screens with the Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard," said Mike Culver, VP of brand development for consumer computing platforms at Logitech.
"Using Logitech's heritage of high quality and reliability, this keyboard combines the functionality and design people expect with simultaneous multi-device pairing, which they will appreciate."
The keyboard lights will dim or brighten depending on the light where you are, which is just the sort of thing that people that like to compare keyboards might like to brag about, and will run for about ten days on its fully-charged battery, depending on how much it is used.
The Logitech Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard K810 is will released in Europe in November and will cost £89.99. US punters should find it in stores in October. µ
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