Road Warrior: High Tech Keyboards

Most consultants spend hours a day tapping away on their computer or PDA keyboard—never giving its form or function a second thought. If you ever need to replace it, you can find a simple, utilitarian keyboard online for under $6. But if you’re willing to pay a little more (or, in some cases, a lot more), you can find keyboards with all kinds of cool features.

Most consultants spend hours a day tapping away on their computer or PDA keyboard—never giving its form or function a second thought. If you ever need to replace it, you can find a simple, utilitarian keyboard online for under $6. But if you’re willing to pay a little more (or, in some cases, a lot more), you can find keyboards with all kinds of cool features. Here are a few examples of anything but the ubiquitous keyboard.

Unotron FlexiTuff Silent Backlit Washable Roll-up Keyboard Unotron FlexiTuff Silent Backlit Washable Roll-up Keyboard$24.18 (includes shipping), www.buy.comIf you like the mobility of a laptop, but haven’t gotten used to the small keypad, there’s no need to worry. The Unotron FlexiTuff offers a full sized keyboard that can be rolled up and easily stored. You also don’t have to worry about dust—or lunch—clogging the keys. The waterproof designs enables users to wash it under running water. And to help you stay productive on those dimly lit red-eye flights, the whole keyboard lights up.

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