Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for the iPad: Smart Cover meets keyboard

Summary:This new case adds a full keyboard to a smart cover for the iPad, using on/off technology integrated in the iPad.

I am a sucker for a good keyboard for the new iPad, I have a quite a few of them. I use the new iPad with physical keyboards for serious work, and a new offering from Logitech looks like it may be the best one yet. The Ultrathin Keyboard Cover combines iPad Smart Cover technology with a full keyboard for the sleekest offering yet.

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The new cover by Logitech attaches to the iPad via a magnetic hinge just like the Smart Cover. The aluminum bottom of the keyboard becomes a protective cover for the iPad that matches the iPad's own metal back. When it's time to use the keyboard, you open the cover which automatically turns on the keyboard, pop the iPad into the holding slot and you're ready to go.

This looks like the thinnest keyboard/ case solution for the new iPad yet, and it is available now for $99.99. I can't wait to get my hands on one of these covers, as it looks like the easiest solution to date for those needing a keyboard for the iPad.

Topics: iPad, Hardware, Mobility


James Kendrick has been using mobile devices since they weighed 30 pounds, and has been sharing his insights on mobile technology for almost that long. Prior to joining ZDNet, James was the Founding Editor of jkOnTheRun, a CNET Top 100 Tech Blog that was acquired by GigaOM in 2008 and is now part of that prestigious tech network. James' w... Full Bio

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