In addition to improvements to the stock keyboard, Apple will open the door to the Swypes and SwiftKeys of the world.
The new $150 universal remote system swaps a standard clicker for a full-size keyboard, letting you type directly into devices like the Apple TV, Xbox One, PS3, Mac/PC computers, and Roku boxes.
Apple's latest OS for the iPhone and iPad heaps on the features but makes more minimal changes compared to last year's OS overhaul.
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The Microsoft Wedge Mobile Keyboard offers one of the best-designed wireless Bluetooth keyboard and tablet-stand combinations on the market, especially when you pair it with a Windows 8 device.
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With news that Apple will let you swap out the keyboard in iOS, SwiftKey says it's already working on its iOS app.
A blog post earlier this week said Apple was prototyping its own iPad keyboard. Vendors like Logitech say they would welcome the company.
Other third-party keyboards can suffer from this update.
Mac Pro Special Report: Keyboards: Use of third-party devices can cause problems
Mac OS X 10.5.2 Special Report: Misc. third-party application, device problems (Bluetooth, etc.)