Boxwave Keyboard Buddy Case Backlit Ed for the iPhone4/4S Review

I’ve been using computers for a long time, since the early 80’s and I was an early adopter of the cell phone, when both phones and computers were in their own separate realms. When I made the move to smartphones, I always had a keyboard handy, and I never got the hang on texting using only the number pad – actually I loathed the idea. When the iPhones made their appearance I was skeptical of the on-screen keyboard, having experienced the horrible excuses for on-screen keyboards of the Palm Pilots and Windows CE devices. Apples’s execution was far better, but typing on a virtual keyboard was a tough transition for me. These days, I’ve gained a level of proficiency in tap typing, but if it wasn’t for the autocorrect I’d sound like an absolute imbecile. Sometimes though, I long for a nice physical keyboard to use on my iPhone4, and something that wasn’t a separate accessory that I had to pack and unpack. Lucky for me, I discovered Boxwave’s Keyboard Buddy Case.

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Dower Returns from Hong Kong

This is a late post, and much of it was written while I was on my flight home from Hong Kong. I figure I’d finish this and post it…


It’s now 5 am in the Northeastern United States, and 5pm in Hong Kong on July 11. I find myself aboard a United Boeing 777 cruising over the Pacific near the northern pole headed home after spending almost three weeks in Hong Kong. I leave behind my wife and son who will be there for the remainder of the summer. I meant to blog more about my trip while I was there, but I felt the need to really stay away from all my normal daily activities, such as keeping up with my tech news and blogging, giving myself the chance to recharge. I was still on the computer though, my real job had me doing some work from overseas because of an important looming deadline in August. But now that I’m headed back home, I can share some of the interesting things I found and did in Hong Kong.

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