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Old 08-31-2004, 05:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi,

This topic straddles software/hardware, and general.

As many of us have heard, the nearly-arrived Blackberry 7290 has Bluetooth.

There is already a full size keyboard that folds to pocket size (Stowaway's new Bluetooth folding keyboard) that has full size hard-plastic notebook keycaps. Photos of folding Bluetooth keyboard.

If you would like the use of such a full size keyboard for marathon emails, please post in this thread in Hardware forum indicating your interest.
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Curious if RIM will allow this option.
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They should. There should be absolutely no security difference between a Bluetooth keyboard and a Bluetooth headset (reported to be working with the 7290). Plus a keyboard driver is easier to program than a headset driver too :D

And as a deaf guy, I don't use the phone in my Blackberry anyway, so no benefit for Bluetooth headsets for me.

I received some potential good news, about Blackberry being permitted to work with other Bluetooth accessories, so I am crossing my fingers. In the meantime until this is confirmed, feel free to post in this thread saying you're interested in Blackberry compatibility with external keyboards. :D
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I would really like to know where to get one of those keyboards. It would give my thumbs a much needed break. Lol!
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I would really like to know where to get one of those keyboards. It would give my thumbs a much needed break. Lol!
There are a couple of Bluetooth keyboards that I am aware of.
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Please see this:

Review of Bluetooth Keyboards for BlackBerry
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What do you do about mouse functions? Do you have to click the trackwheel?
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