New ThinkGeek Keyboard Case for iPhone brings some BlackBerry Smackdown!

Wow...Now, if they could just shrink the iPhone screen so I can barely read it, then I might feel like I was using my BB, but this is pretty killer. Chunky, thumb-friendly, flip keyboard and a protective case all rolled into one, and for $49.95. Nice! You can grab one here, or read on for full press details...

FAIRFAX, VA – Nov. 24, 2010 – Today, ThinkGeek is proud to announce the general availability of the exclusive TK-421 iPhonecase with flip-out keyboard. Finally, iPhone 3GS and iPhone 4 owners can realize the dream of a physical QWERTY keyboard that rotates out when needed and hides behind the phone no longer needed. This really does change everything, at last.

The TK-421’s sturdy case includes a handy, built-in keyboard that connects to the device via Bluetooth™. The keyboard powers up with its own built-in, rechargeable battery. When not in use, a magnetic clasp keeps the keyboard securely in place. The keyboard works with all native iPhone apps that support keyboard input, like e-mail, notes and the Safari web browser.

Oh, and one more thing... you can even text with it.

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Nate Adcock is a system and integration engineer with experience managing and administering a variety of computing environments. He has worked extensively with mobile gadgets of all shapes and sizes for many years. He is also a former military weather forecaster. Nate is a regular contributor for the and blogs and helps manage both websites. Read more from Nate at or e-mail him at