Apple recently filed a patent application containing illustrations of a smart keyboard with keys ” Share “And” Emoji “, As well as another to solicit Siri. It would be the next accessory for the iPad Pro, and rumors announce that this keyboard could be sold with future tablets of the brand.
The patent explains that pressing the ” Share »Displays a sharing dialog box with multiple options linked to applications such as Facebook, Mail or Messages. The document does not contain any description of how the ” Emoji ” However, it should logically show the eponymous keyboard on the screen of the tablet.
The third key, on which a magnifying glass is located, would fulfill multiple functions. Pressing, for example, could open up a search field in applications. Double pressing could bring up shortcuts for Messages, Photos, Calendar, Camera, Notes, Settings, or other apps. Pressing and holding the button will activate the Siri voice assistant.
As a reminder, Apple should launch a trio of new tablets next March. A possible “Smart Keyboard 2” could accompany these new iPads, and an “Apple Pencil 2” is also announced.