The ION iTYPE Gives iPhones a Full-sized Keyboard

Posted on January 11, 2010 by

Press Release:


Full-Sized Desktop Keyboard Enables Fast, Accurate Text Entry on iPhone

Cumberland, R.I. (Jan. 7, 2010) – ION (, a leader in consumer audio and entertainment technology, announces iTYPE, the world’s first desktop keyboard designed exclusively for iPhone. ION will unveil iTYPE at the Consumer Electronics Show at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall Booth 11714, Jan. 7-10, 2010.

iTYPE is a comfortable, familiar computer keyboard for use with iPhone. This first-of-its-kind battery-powered peripheral transforms the handheld device from a touch-screen mobile phone into an ultra-portable computer. iTYPE features a standard QWERTY keyboard layout with full-sized keys and the complete functionality of a desktop keyboard.

Travelers, vacationers and other iPhone users on the go will appreciate the weight-saving iTYPE, which can enable them to complete trips without taking their notebook computer. “For years, travelers have wanted to find a way to get out of the office or away from home without having to carry a heavy laptop computer,” said Gregg Stein, Managing Director, ION. “iTYPE converts iPhone into the first truly complete travel-computing solution.”

iTYPE will be available from during Q2 2010.

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