Today we will be looking at a new product from iClever, the foldable wireless keyboard. This pocket-size keyboard is a perfect accessory for those who like the agility of keyboard typing yet don’t like to carry a laptop around. It’s the perfect keyboard for answering emails of lengthy texts, as we all know the thumbs can only go so fast on their own.
Once out of the case you’ll feel the cold touch of the sturdy aluminum cased keyboard. Unfolding the keyboard you’ll pop open each side noticing that after you get it half way it clicks it self to the fully open position, that’s the magnetic opening assistance in the hinges. When fully open the keyboard rests on its plastic hinges. Given the position of the hinges if you do put a little more weight on one side of the keyboard then the other it will shift of tilt, but that is just a minor issue.
Other than that the overall build of the keyboard is in our opinion great. There is a great feel to the keys with a solid click when you hit the keys. For being so small when folded it, opens to a decent size. It won’t take you long at all to get used to typing on this keyboard as we are doing this whole review on it. The only issue we have is the placement of the “backspace” key. You can’t just use your pinky to reach up and delete the majority of your right hand has to move but as with most keyboard’s you will adapt to this pretty quickly.
CONNECTIVITY AND FEATURES
Connecting to your device is super easy and has an operating range of 10 m. Simply click and hold the Fn key and hit “C” key (It has a Bluetooth symbol). You’ll see the iClever keyboard pop up on you Bluetooth screen of your device click connect and you’re on your way. We used an iPhone 6 for today’s review.
Looking a little closer you’ll notice some of the function “Fn” options are different. Along the Q,W and E keys you’ll see Android, Win and iOS respectively. Clicking into iOS mode for the iPhone. A few other stand out functions would be the Esc key which when combined with Fn will take you back to your home screen, yet once it takes you to that screen you have to go back to touching your device as there is no way to navigate the home screen from the keyboard. Below is a list of all the Fn combinations you can use.
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PRICE AND WARRANTY
Coming in at $38.99 on Amazon this is a great product and is worth every penny in our opinion. iClever boasts a 30-day money back guarantee, 12 month replacement warranty and a lifetime support guarantee which shows you just how much they stand behind their product.
OVERALL ANALYSIS AND FINAL THOUGHTS
Overall this keyboard, in our opinion, is awesome. Small enough to fit in your pocket and large enough to save you time while typing on the go. The keyboard has that great tactile feel when you’re clicking away that we love in our keyboards and we’ve tested quite a few. Battery life is great as well, as we have been using it all week and it’s still on its first charge.
The only issues that stuck with us were the delete key size and placement as well as functionality for iOS. Being able to get to the home screen is great but an ability to navigate it would put this keyboards bounds ahead. All in all though, this is a great keyboard at a reasonable price.