External USB keyboard?

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    Is there a small external USB keyboard that will work with the Droid? If drivers needed to be loaded with root, that is fine too.
     
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    Why would you want a "small" external keyboard the droid already has a keyboard
     
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    Small like laptop size. Something you can actually type on.

    The point is are there drivers available for a rooted Droid?
     
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    I forget what it's called, but theres an application (for computer) that lets you plug in your droid and control it on your screen... not quite what your asking, but similar
     
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    There have been numerous questions about the availability of a bluetooth keyboard capability. And as far as I know, no such animal exists. I doubt seriously that a usb keyboard exists either.
     
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    Does anybody know the name of this application?
     
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    sorry I was just pulling your leg

    Hmm I do not know much about rooted droids but I will look around for you
     
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    You can use ADB to control your phone, but really only for debugging purposes. I dont know if the phone supports the BT Profile necessary for a BT keyboard, but it might be a nice thing for a bored dev to work on.

    Either way, I believe the answer to the USB thing is no. I'm pretty sure the phone cant handle hosting a USB device. I dont think it has the necessary juice or hardware.
     
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    I wonder if I could pair my Apple Wireless Keyboard to the DROID....hmmmmm
     
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