I was lucky enough to win the Logitech Keyboard Folio from TUAW. I can’t thank them enough for having the contest and being lucky enough to win it.
I wanted to write up a quick review of the unit for other people that are thinking about getting it. I am currently using it to type out this blog post on my ipad. I am finding that I am using my ipad more and more to do different things where I don’t want to carry my laptop. I have been using an Apple bluetooth keyboard previously and have adapted to that scenario.
I synced my ipad to the Logitech Keyboard Folio and then started to type on it. Thy typing on this keyboard is a treat to type on. I found the key response to be great and really enjoy using it. The biggest issue I had from a typing perspective was the where the 2 key is placed. I kept hitting the 1 key thinking I was hitting the 2 key. That seems to be really just an issue because of how much smaller the keyboard is.
I think by far the biggest issue I have with the unit is the weight and the size. It makes the ipad almost twice as tall and adds just an obscene amount of weight. For me if I am going to carry around that much weight I would rather take my 15″ MacBook Pro.
These are of course my observations and someone else may have a different opinion, but for me the weight and size of the tech matters to me as I am normally carrying it around on my back and like to travel light/slimmed down.