Houdah Software has updated Type2Phone for Mac OS X (10.6 or higher) — an app that turns your Mac into a Bluetooth keyboard for your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad — to version 1.3. The upgrade adds adds four more keyboard layouts, support for function keys, media keys, home and power buttons.
Every character you type into Type2Phone will appear on the mobile device it’s paired with. The app 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. Type2Phone shows every character it has sent to the iOS device.
Type2Phone also supports text selection and copy-paste operations on the iOS device. You can 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.
Type2Phone supports the following iOS keyboard layouts: U.S American, Dvorak, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Serbian, Slovenian, Swiss-French. On the Mac, Type2Phone shows every character it has sent to the iOS device. An animated display of key tiles serves as typing history.
Type2Phone costs US$4.99 and is available exclusively from the Mac App Store.