This just shows you can't keep a good reality TV host down. After suffering a major legal setback at the hands of BlackBerry, Ryan Seacrest and his venture partners in Typo are forging ahead with an iPad keyboard that could turn an iPad into a laptop.
On Monday, BlackBerry announced a settlement with Typo which Typo agreed not to sell keyboard for devices with screen sizes of less than 7.9 inches, in effect all iPhones, in exchange for BlackBerry dropping its lawsuit. Typo can continue to sell keyboards for devices with a screen size of 7.9 inches or larger, that is iPads.
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The struggling mobility firm BlackBerry is suing Typo Products, a startup founded by "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest and entrepreneur Laurence Hallier, for ripping off BlackBerry's smartphone keyboard design in making a keyboard case for the iPhone.