Why no keyboard like the Asus transformer?

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  1. no1up

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    I would like one that will charge my laptop... extending the battery like another 10 hours while allowing to type faster would be a BIG plus!
     
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    Why is it is a big plus...the keyboard just adds weight....cause it has a big battery...and if it charges the ipad...you'll just have ot charge it again.

    If you want that, get a transformer...
     
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    that's not really helpful... I was hoping someone know of such keyboard. Why is it so wrong to want something like that? It would be nice to have that option.. :)
     
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    Asus is the only company to makes a $150 keyboard like that...and if you are not careful it will tip over when the transformer is in it. I don't think it is as useful as it seems either, since very few folks are going to need that kind of battery life.

    I have not seen any such type of keyboard for an iPad, either.
     
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    The only keyboard-like "keyboards" that can come close to that transformer keyboard design; is something like the clamcase, Logitech fold up keyboard and crux360. Those are all cases but designed to have a laptop like architecture.

    It does not charge the ipad. The stand alone battery is for the keyboard's functionality.

    Otherwise, I'm pretty sure we will never see a design like that for the ipad. Apple won't infringe on Asus's design nor will after market. Since I'm sure Asus will drop a lawsuit on those who try. I could be wrong, but that's how I see it.
     
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    You want a keyboard? Check this out.



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    hi Kevin,
    interesting keyboard - do you have a link or product name please?

    thanks,
    bobj
     
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    Wow what can I say...
     
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