Your phone is a computing marvel—until you need to type anything longer than a sentence on it. Typing with your thumbs (or even swipe typing) for long stretches becomes a screen-slipping nightmare, because tryping on a scrn is not a gr8 exprnce.
This pain can be lessened by adding a small keyboard to your mobile kit. These devices are cheap, portable, and make typing on the hoof a far more pleasant experience. Pair one of these tiny keyboards with Google Docs or the mobile version of Microsoft Word, and you’ve got a desktop word-processing experience in your pocket.
I looked at five keyboards, and I stuck with foldable models that collapse down to about the same size as a smartphone. I also only tested models that work with both Android and iOS devices. My top pick was the Arteck HB066 Bluetooth Keyboard ($27 at Amazon), a small keyboard that combines a nice foldable design with a consistent key size and a layout that will immediately feel comfortable. None of these choices are as comfortable to use as a full-size keyboard, though, so be prepared to compromise some luxury in the name of portability.
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