May 24, 2013
Accessory: Skin gives iPhone keyboard the tactility some crave
For some, the lack of a physical keyboard is a deal-breaker when it comes to the iPhone.
Their typing fingers head toward BlackBerry and Android models instead.
Hoping to appeal to those who like their iPhones but do not like typing on them, the 4iThumbs2, from 4iConcepts, places a thin plastic film above the keyboard; ridges on the screen define the area of each virtual key.
When you're typing, the ridges help guide your finger into the correct location, rather than slip off to the left or right,