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Add tactile typing to your iPhone

Add tactile typing to your iPhone
The lack of a physical QWERTY keyboard on the iPhone means typing on glass. While other handsets have added haptic feedback, or have even tried to recreate the feeling of pressing on a button, the bottom line is that you are still putting finger to glass. As we've already mentioned in today's News Bits, enter the 4iThumbs overlays which go on the bottom of the screen over the virtual keyboard. The overlays come in both portrait and landscape models and have a little bump that corresponds to each virtual key on the handset. This way you get the tactile feel of typing while pounding on your iPhone. The portrait overlay is $14.95, the landscape version is $16.95 and you can save a ton by ordering both for $19.95 at 4iThumbs.com. Seems like a great holiday gift for the iPhone owner on your shopping list. No more envious looks at handsets with a physical QWERTY, alright?

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source: EngadgetMobile

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posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:44

1. theman414 (Posts: 132; Member since: 08 Jun 2009)


This is a total waste of money. If you wanted a physical keyboard you wouldn't of purchased the iphone.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:12

22. E.N. (Posts: 2610; Member since: 25 Jan 2009)


I would move on to another phone if Apple came up with a keyboard version.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 15:39

2. vzw fanman (Posts: 1976; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


gay.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 16:10

4. Illyich (Posts: 167; Member since: 13 Oct 2009)


And it's THAT kinda of sharp, witty commentary that we've come to expect from you.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 16:32

6. vzwman (Posts: 385; Member since: 26 Oct 2009)


really gay

posted on 26 Nov 2009, 05:13

55. Quemical (Posts: 162; Member since: 14 Jul 2009)


Extremely gay. And its THAT kind of piss-poor "journalism" which at this point let's be frank is paid advertising that we've come to expect from phonearena.com I make it a point to steer my customers clear of this site. DROID FTW

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 15:51

3. LGVX1993 (Posts: 260; Member since: 27 Jan 2009)


Why is the guy using the oldest blackberry in history? lol

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 16:31

5. sinfulta (Posts: 275; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


He's not. He's not even using a Blackberry. He has a Palm Treo in his hands. That was a terrible video and they don't even really show off the product that they are trying to sell. Weaksauce

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 16:41

7. vzwman (Posts: 385; Member since: 26 Oct 2009)


i just got back from an at&t store (a Friend of mine went to exchange his iphone cuz it crapped out so i went along for the ride) the sales rep asked what network do i currently have and i proudly said verizon he said what you doing here you have the best network in the us and then he notice the mini laptop on my waist and he freaked out and yeild is that the droid wow cool let me see it:-)

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 17:18

8. Iphoneluv (Posts: 59; Member since: 13 Nov 2009)


Dude the droid sucks...... My friend has one. Dont get me wrong it is a nice phone but compared to the ease of the iphone and everything else the iphone has. The droid is just another iphone killer that has failed to deliver. Get over it. Iphone rocks all. Iphoneluv out

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 17:51

9. *HOVA* (Posts: 564; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


WOW vzwman, are you just gonna copy and paste that retarded comment in every thread? Save us the injustice.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 18:05

10. vzw fanman (Posts: 1976; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


hello hova, these aren't threads for the 19th time. and again, no the droid is awesome. it's definitly not a failure as an iphone killer. the iphone home screen is soooo boring. i love having 3 screens of shortcuts and widgets and a background. :-)

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 18:12

11. Iphoneluv (Posts: 59; Member since: 13 Nov 2009)


Vzwman you can try the rest but you will never have the best... Iphone is the original and every phone that has come out and will continue to come out will do nothing but try to be an iphone. But as we all know there is only one and its not what you have.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 18:17

12. vzw fanman (Posts: 1976; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


i wouldn't own one if someone gave it to me for free and a free plan. the iphone is boring, old news, too simple, and just plain ugly. good bye crapple iphone. if anyone over 18 has an iphone i would be embarrased. :-)

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 18:33

13. Iphoneisthesuck (Posts: 59; Member since: 13 Oct 2009)


Doesnt matter what the homescreen looks like if youre playing Doom or doing anything else that the iPhone offers. Besides....why would you keep looking and looking at your home screen....dont you have calls to answer....oh...maybe not.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 18:46

14. Iphoneisthesuck (Posts: 59; Member since: 13 Oct 2009)


boring and user friendly are two different things.....its far from boring.....but very user friendly. If you look at anything that Apple has made over the past several years...they dont have gimmicks or extra features. So a simple, streamlined phone is what you get from apple.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 18:48

15. Iphoneluv (Posts: 59; Member since: 13 Nov 2009)


Dude who in their right mind would not want to own the hottest device on the planet. Your full of it... Guaranteed you will be the first in line if the Iphone ever goes to vershizon and you know it...lol

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 19:59

18. vzwman (Posts: 385; Member since: 26 Oct 2009)


Damn iphoneluv you can really kiss some iphone ass

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:04

19. hkphooey (Posts: 35; Member since: 18 Oct 2009)


Droid is for 18+ men. Sorry Vzwman, but the girls and guys with girlish hands love the iPhone, enough said!

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:11

21. vzwman (Posts: 385; Member since: 26 Oct 2009)


Oh and btw when i was @ the at&t store i did a small comparison of both phones iphoneluv lets be honest the iPhone ain't got shit on the Droid, their was a few att costumers asking the sales rep if they carried Droid the Rep sadly nodded his head And said no

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:13

23. vzwman (Posts: 385; Member since: 26 Oct 2009)


OK there you have it, the iPhone is a girlie phone, sorry iPhoneluv

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:15

24. AZNphoneGeek (Posts: 200; Member since: 15 May 2009)


this conversations sounds like a bite out of Hilander hahahaha

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:17

26. *HOVA* (Posts: 564; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


DROID = FAGGOT PHONE iPhone = I get more pussy then you could dream of CARRY ON!!!!!!

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:17

28. vzw fanman (Posts: 1976; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


no i will not bro. i am very happy with the droid.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:18

29. vzw fanman (Posts: 1976; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


pshhhh. maybe if you had the iphone 2 years ago. now, not so much... how old are you hova?

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:19

30. *HOVA* (Posts: 564; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


You're a very happy faggot. It's ok, we're in the year 2009, open the closet buddy.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:20

31. *HOVA* (Posts: 564; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


Oh and I did have the iPhone 2 years ago when the original came out. It's hard to leave the iPhone for all these shitty imitations when you get used to how great of a phone it is. I'm just sayin.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:22

32. vzw fanman (Posts: 1976; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


how old are you hova.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:23

33. *HOVA* (Posts: 564; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)


Old enough to know you spend far too much time on this website. I'm only on so much cause I'm at work, what's your excuse?? I can legally buy beer so I'm pretty sure I got a few years on you pal.

posted on 25 Nov 2009, 20:24

34. vzwman (Posts: 385; Member since: 26 Oct 2009)


HOVA, Hkphooey just admitted the iPhone is a girlish/gay phone in my opinion if a male over the age of 17 owns an iPhone, there definitely gay "vzwman out"

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