August 13, 2015

Samsung Resurrects The Dream of a Hardware Keyboard


If there's one thing that's missed more than anything else in today's smartphones, it might be the hardware keyboard. Once a staple on every smartphone produced, the physical keyboard has all but disappeared, showing up on a handful of BlackBerry devices that no one actually buys. Some companies, like theĀ Ryan Seacrest-backed Typo, have tried to bring the hardware keyboard to modern phones, but without much success.

Never content to sit on the sidelines, Samsung is now trying its hand at blending yesterday's hardware keyboard with today's modern, slab-style phones. A new accessory for the just-announced Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge+ brings back those tactile keys that so many people long forgotten.

Read more at The Verge

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