IOGEAR KeyMander 2 lets mobile gamers use keyboard and mouse with iPhones, iPads, or Apple TV devices

Kaliber Gaming Keymander
Kaliber Gaming Keymander (Image credit: Kaliber Gaming)

Keymander 2 Mobile Keyboard Adapter (Image credit: IOGEAR)

What you need to know

  • Today Kaliber Gaming unveiled the KeyMander 2 Mobile Keyboard/Mouse Adapter for mobile devices.
  • It allows mobile gamers to use a keyboard and mouse while playing games on iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV.
  • It sells for $100 USD and is currently available to purchase.

Today Kaliber Gaming, a division of IOGEAR, revealed a new product known as the KeyMander 2. It's an adapter that allows people to play games from their iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV using a keyboard and mouse. This brings the desktop gaming experience to mobile users to give them better control and accuracy during gaming sessions.

This accessory even works with Apple Arcade games, Google Stadia, NVIDIA's GeForce Now, and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to play popular games like Fortnite, Call of Duty, Doom 2, Minecraft, Roblox, and many more of the best mobile games. Additionally, the KeyMander 2 allows you to set up macro and turbo controls so you can execute quick combos with just the press of a button and give yourself an edge while playing competitive titles.

Using the KeyMander 2's companion app, K2 (opens in new tab), allows users to download game profiles and then adjust settings to allow for customizable key mapping, mouse sensitivity, and more. It's sure to make mobile gaming a much better experience.

The KeyMander 2 Mobile Keyboard and Mouse Adapter is currently available to purchase and sells for $100 USD.

With KeyMander 2 Mobile, users can play over 1,000-plus mobile and cloud-based games with their favorite keyboard and mouse, whether the game natively supports it or not. They can even transfer their PC gaming keyboard and mouse skills to any Apple device running popular cloud streaming services like Google Stadia, NVIDIA's GeForce NOW and upcoming Xbox Game Pass Ultimate to play popular console and PC titles. Gamers can access the latest console game system remotely via the iOS Xbox or PlayStation Remote Play app and dominate with their KeyMander 2 Mobile, keyboard and mouse on the latest remote-streaming console titles. Mobile gamers can also take advantage of Apple AirPlay® on their iPad or iPhone, turning these devices into compact desktop-style game hubs where KeyMander 2 enables keyboard and mouse control, and Airplay wirelessly sends the gameplay to the big screen.

Features include:

  • Use a keyboard and mouse in place of your fingers or controller on iPad/iPhone/Apple TV
  • Supports iOS Remote Play with PS4 and Xbox One
  • Use a keyboard & mouse with apps for email, messaging, drawing, etc.
  • Play FPS (First Person Shooter) and TPS (Third Person Shooter) games like Fortnite and Call of Duty Mobile with increased speed and accuracy
  • Supports both Keyboard/Mouse mode and Controller mode
  • K2 Mobile iOS app provides configuration for custom key mapping, mouse sensitivity, macro functions and more
  • Download and share game profiles from the K2 Mobile App for KeyMander 2 Mobile
  • Supports over 1000+ mobile and cloud based games from Apple Arcade and Google Stadia
Oliver Haslam
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Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too.

Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.