T.T. O’Brien does not like Apple’s iPad keyboard.
Here’s the deal. Keyboards are not the same. Like religion, politics, and word processors, keyboards are both a personal and fanatical choice, or our keyboard is just going with the flow. We use whatever is available.
What about Apple’s keyboards?
Apple to the rescue. This ambulance will cost you at least five times as much as a similar keyboard, but it is integrated into iPad Pro via the Smart Connector. That’s a plus and would be killer if the keyboard itself felt like a real keyboard.
At $150, it should be a real keyboard.
We are Apple customers. We pay more for that privilege. Why don’t we get treated better or have better choices? Smart Keyboard might be integrated into iPad Pro and have better keyboard shortcuts, but the typing experience is less than what iMac users get with the Bluetooth Magic Keyboard and less than what Mac notebook users get with the built-in keyboard.