IPAD & Keyboards

Can I use a regular Dell bluetooth keyboard & mouse with my IPAD? I have the bluetooth connection turned on on my ipad & it sees the wireless keyboard BUT I can not use it...any suggestions or is there a certain type of wireless keyboarde I need to use?
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wantabe2Asked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
The only supported wireless keyboard on the iPAD is Apple Wireless Keyboard - English (USA).

http://store.apple.com/uk/product/MC184LB/A?fnode=MTc0MjU4OTY&mco=MTgwMDcyODI

Apple Wireless Keyboard - English (USA)

The completely cable-free Apple Wireless Keyboard uses Bluetooth technology to connect to your Mac or iPad. So you’re free to move the keyboard pretty well anywhere within range, and wirelessly type away. And its slim, compact design takes up much less space on your desk.

Here is a list of eight supported third party keyboards

http://www.portablegadget.com/bluetooth/8-best-bluetooth-keyboard-for-ipad-to-make-love-with
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wantabe2Author Commented:
Can u recommend a wireless mouse or will the iPad support a wireless mouse?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
No, The iPad is strictly a touchpad device like the iPhone. Although a wireless keyboard will work with the iPad a mouse will not.
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wantabe2Author Commented:
So in other words, even though my iPad recognizes my Bluetooth Dell keyboard, I still will not be able to use it?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)Connect With a Mentor VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Correct.
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