Type2Phone 1.2 - Use your Mac as Bluetooth keyboard for your iPhone/iPad
December 7, 2011 in Utility
[prMac.com] Luxembourg, Luxembourg - Houdah Software today is proud to announce the immediate availability of Type2Phone 1.2. Type2Phone turns your Mac into a Bluetooth keyboard for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad. Type2Phone running on the Mac will emulate a Bluetooth keyboard. Pair your iOS device with the Mac while Type2Phone is running. Now every character you type is funneled through to the iOS device.
Use Type2Phone to:
* Quickly type SMS text messages, notes, ...
* Reply to emails on accounts configured only on your iPhone
* Communicate with friends over your iPhone: Facebook, Twitter, chat
* Paste addresses, passwords, ... from your Mac to your iPhone.
Type2Phone also allows for pasting text from the Mac to the iOS device. Every character that could by typed can also be pasted. Just hit cmd-shift-V. It also supports text selection and copy-paste operations on the iOS device. Navigate text using the arrow key. Hold the shift key while navigating to select text. Use the cmd-C, cmd-V shortcuts to trigger copy-paste operations.
On the Mac, Type2Phone shows every character it has sent to the iOS device. An animated display of key tiles serves as stylish typing history.
Type2Phone supports the following 1.2 iOS keyboard layouts: U.S American, Belgian, British, Canadian, Dutch, Dvorak, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Serbian, Slovenian, Swedish, Swiss-French, Swiss-German.
Type2Phone 1.2 brings many enhancements and fixes:
* 5 more keyboard layouts supported
* Support for many more special characters
* Support for accented chars and umlauts on supported layouts
* Command-Space to switch keyboard layouts
* Stealth mode: show placeholders on Mac, rather than characters
* Collapsed mode: minimal window with no animation
* Mac with Bluetooth enabled
* Mac OS X 10.6.6 or later
* iOS device that supports external keyboards. E.g. iPhone 3GS or later
* iOS 3.2 or later
* 0.3 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Type2Phone 1.2 is priced at $4.99 (USD) or local equivalent. It is available exclusively from the Mac App Store.
Houdah Software s.a r.l is a small company based in Luxembourg Europe. The company was founded in late 2005 by Pierre Bernard. We specialize in quality software for Mac, iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. Apple, Macintosh, Mac, Spotlight, iPhone, iPod, iPad, iOS, AirPort and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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