Smartwatches may soon be on their way from industry heavyweights such as Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft.
The research team of Antti Oulasvirta at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics has created a new keyboard dubbed "KALQ" that enables signficantly faster thumb-typing on touchscreen devices.
When I was growing up back in the 80's, it seemed like all the cool computers were little more than a fat keyboard to be hooked up to a television.
I think we can all agree that on-screen mobile keyboards, whether for tablets or smartphones, are far from perfect.
Most of us probably had a similar experience when onscreen handset keyboards first hit the mainstream - courtesy of Apple's iPhone.
Logitech has certainly jumped onto the solar-powered keyboard bandwagon with both feet.
It wasn't long ago that Logitech unveiled its Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for Apple's new iPad.
There are a number of keyboards on the market today that facilitate quick and easier typing for users of Apple's wildly popular iPad.
The iPad is certainly a very capable tablet and with the right apps, you may not need to carry around a heavier notebook.
Elecom has debuted a wireless projection keyboard that connects to a PC or mobile device via Bluetooth.
So, how good are your keyboard skills? An Israeli start-up reckons there's enough touch-typists out there to justify launching an invisible virtual keyboard.
RIM may be working on a version of the Blackberry with a pull-out, rotating keyboard.
Some pundits have maligned the Dell Streak by dubbing the recently launched device an "oversized" smartphone. But Jenn K. Lee of StreakSmart - who linked a Bluetooth keyboard with the device in just seconds - has proven otherwise.
A talented Steampunk modder by the name of Jack Zylkin has converted a number of typewriters into fully-functioning USB keyboards.
Cherrypal has debuted a $99 laptop that runs Android 1.6. The device - which is dubbed Cherrypal Asia - features a VIA ARM9 533Mhz processor, 256MB RAM, 3 USB 2.0, 2GB local storage and full keyboard.
A picture is worth a thousand words, and by simply looking at this new concept netbook keyboard, anyone who has owned or touched a netbook should appreciate this folding, expandable keyboard.
Microsoft recently showcased an Xbox 360 game that was playable on both a Windows-based PC and a Windows 7 mobile phone.