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Peripherals Roccat Phobo keyboard

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by kenco_uk, 21 Mar 2012.

  1. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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  2. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    I saw the demo video/teaser/what ever and could only think "why?". Does someone really think the info and that product is useful? Am I just being boring when I say that's just another useless gimmick?

    That said, kudos to Roccat for bringing something truly new to the market, it isn't easy to come up with a new keyboard-related idea.
     
  3. Trance

    Trance Two steps forward, one step back

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    Somewhat puts the price above that of the razer keyboard with in necessity of and iphone...
    And please tell me, who uses macro keys at that side of the keyboard... seriously.
     
  4. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Well, it's not for everybody then! :) I really like it and I can see it being really useful, perhaps not so much for macro keys (I've tried using them but just end up not using them at all) but I really do like the stats display - I guess the app could be set for alarms dependant on values. It's something I strove for while using a Noritake VFD.
     
  5. mrMonkeyChunks

    mrMonkeyChunks EVGA Cheesecake

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    I love the idea of this with the dockable iPhone but what happens when apple bring out one in a new form factor, will I be forced to by some sort of adaptor or even a new version of the keyboard.

    It is certainly remissiant of the Razer Blade's fancy contxt sensitive lcd keys.
    Has anybody here tested the app at all, is it easy to set up and does it feed system info from and setup or are there system requirements?
     
  6. Tangster

    Tangster Butt-kicking for goodness!

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    I'm happy with my 6GV2. I don't have a smartphone of any kind either, let alone an iPhone. Way to limit your customer base Roccat. A bluetooth connection compatible with windows android and iOS would've been better.
     
  7. mattyh1995

    mattyh1995 Minimodder

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    Totally useless prospect when you think of it, but I still want one ._.
     

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