Type on the Move with the Logitech Keys-To-Go

Logitech describes their Logitech Keys-To-Go as the “ultra-portable, stand-alone keyboard for iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and more.” I would say that is an apt description of this sub-$80 mobile accessory. About the size of an iPad Air 2, and weighing next to nothing, the keyboard is a handy item to keep in your gear bag. That’s where mine is.Type on the Move with the Logitech Keys-To-Go

At .24” (6mm), the keyboard is remarkably thin. Measuring 5.39 long and 9.53 wide, and weighing 6.35oz, the keyboard slips into any laptop or tablet compartment with ease.

Type on the Move with the Logitech Keys-To-Go

But lest you think the keys a tiny and unresponsive, they are, in fact, well-spaced and offer a surprising amount of feedback.

Type on the Move with the Logitech Keys-To-Go

And because it is effectively a single sheet of FabricSkin, it is also able to handle spills, crumbs and dirt and be cleaned with just a wipe. No, these aren’t my MacBook Pro’s responsive island keys, but they are actually quite nice once you get used to them.

 

The Logitech Keys-To-Go Bluetooth keyboard even has specialty keys for media control, initiating a search, jumping to the main screen or showing fast app selection. It even lets you fire the camera with the press of a button. It is, as the company notes on the product page, “Exactly what you expect from a Logitech keyboard.”

The keyboard connects via Bluetooth and can run for up to three months on a charge. The microUSB port and power switch sit toward the back of the right side of the keyboard. And, of course, the keyboard ships with a USB to microUSB cable so you can charge it from a computer or with a USB wall adapter. (It does not ship with one.)

Type on the Move with the Logitech Keys-To-Go

Features of the Logitech Keys-To-Go:
  • Mechanical keyboard covered with FabricSkin
  • Rechargeable 3-month battery with battery check indicator light
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • iOS keyboard shortcuts
  • Three months of battery per charge
  • Durable FabricSkin wards off dirt, crumbs and spills
  • Wipes clean when it gets messy

Type on the Move with the Logitech Keys-To-Go

Logitech Keys-To-Go is,”the super slender, über handy, ultra-portable, fit anywhere, go everywhere keyboard.” It is thinner and lighter than any tablet keyboard I have tried and yet is enjoyable to use when you need to write more than a few lines of text on a tablet. It took me a bit to get used to the keys but before I knew it I was typing with decent speed and accuracy on it. I like the design and truly appreciate the fact that its design is durable enough to deal with spills and be wiped clean with ease. You can learn more here.

Source: Manufacturer review sample of the Logitech Keys-To-Go Bluetooth Keyboard

What I Like: Thin and light; Runs for up to three months per charge; Specialty iOS keys; easy to wipe clean; Decent feel for something so thin

What Needs Improvement: Not as comfortable for typing as a standard keyboard with island keys


About the Author

Dan Cohen
Having a father who was heavily involved in early laser and fiber-optical research, Dan grew up surrounded by technology and gadgets. Dan’s father brought home one of the very first video games when he was young and Dan remembers seeing a “pre-release” touchtone phone. (When he asked his father what the “#” and “*” buttons were his dad said, “Some day, far in the future, we’ll have some use for them.”) Technology seemed to be in Dan’s blood but at some point he took a different path and ended up in the clergy. His passion for technology and gadgets never left him. Dan is married to Raina Goldberg who is also an avid user of Apple products. They live in New Jersey with their golden doodle Nava.