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How To Pick The Right Mechanical Keyboard

A good mechanical keyboard can make any computer setup really click, but with so many different layouts, mechanical switch types and extra features to choose from, finding a good starter board can be a daunting tasks. We’re here to help.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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A Split Keyboard Built For Esports

Split mechanical keyboards are a great way to reduce the arm and joint strain often caused by typing on a traditional keyboard. New gaming hardware maker Dygma wants to bring those benefits to the esports scene with the Raise, which they’re calling “the world’s most advanced gaming keyboard.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Hyper Light Drifter Keycap Set Shouldn’t Be Too Hard To Type On

Players who figured out the blocky glyph language of Hyper Light Drifter should have no problem typing on this officially-licensed set of keycaps. Don’t worry, they come with actual letters as well. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Vortex Vibe Keyboard Review: Smaller By The Numbers

Sleek mechanical keyboards that strip away lesser-used keys in favor of a smaller footprint are picking up, but some people just can’t do without that number pad. Vortex’s new Vibe keyboard is a nice compromise, with some outstanding keycaps on top.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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X-Bows Ergonomic Keyboard Review: Strange Shape, Great Typing

Last month I introduced readers to the X-Bows, a weird-looking mechanical keyboard featuring a unique cross-radial layout designed to keep the wrists straight and typing strain to a minimum. Now that I’ve gotten my hands on it, weird feels pretty good.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Kinesis Freestyle Edge Review: A Split Keyboard Built For Gaming

Do you want a split keyboard that allows the hands, arms and shoulders to sit at a more natural angle while typing, or a fully-programmable gaming keyboard with extensive macro support? Kinesis, makers of the Freestyle Edge mechanical gaming keyboard, say why not both?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Vava Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review: Not Bad For A Budget Board

There are a lot of big-name peripheral manufacturers making mechanical keyboards, but a search for the term “mechanical keyboard” on Amazon yields a ton of keyboards from companies you’ve probably never heard of. Like Vava, makers of the relatively good $80 no-name mechanical I’ve been typing on for the past week.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Hyper Clack Retro-Style Mechanical Keyboard Review: Not So Super

Hyperkin is a company known for its retro emulation consoles and affordable gaming accessories. It is not a company known for high quality mechanical keyboards, and the Super Nintendo-inspired Hyper Clack is not going to change that.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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A nice set of matching keycaps can be expensive, but who needs matching?

A nice set of matching keycaps can be expensive, but who needs matching? The ACR60 I assembled this weekend looks lovely in mismatched “unicorn vomit,” courtesy of grab bags purchased from users on Reddit’s MechMarket. Plus it’s got a super X%&#! “Beer Break” key. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Azio Retro Classic Keyboard Review: The New Vintage

Inspired by the old-fashioned typewriter and designed with luxury in mind, the Azio Retro Classic is a mechanical keyboard sporting rounded backlit keycaps, a zinc aluminum alloy frame and a genuine leather base. The nameplate says “Elegantly Fierce.” It’s not wrong.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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What’s So Great About Mechanical Keyboards

There’s been a lot of talk on Kotaku about mechanical keyboards over the past six months, talking about customizing them, building them and making them pretty. We put together a little video to explain why many of us are so smitten with those clicky keys. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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What’s So Great About Mechanical Keyboards

There’s been a lot of talk on Kotaku about mechanical keyboards over the past six months, talking about customizing them, building them and making them pretty. We put together a little video to explain why many of us are so smitten with those clicky keys. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Vortex Race 3 Keyboard Review: The 75 Percent Solution

Tenkeyless keyboards lose the number pad on the right side in favor of a more compact footprint. I say, why stop there? Vortexgear’s 75 percent Race 3 features nearly all the functionality of a tenkeyless board in a smaller, sleeker package, and it’s gorgeous to boot.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Vortex Race 3 Keyboard Review: The 75 Percent Solution

Tenkeyless keyboards lose the number pad on the right side in favor of a more compact footprint. I say, why stop there? Vortexgear’s 75 percent Race 3 features nearly all the functionality of a tenkeyless board in a smaller, sleeker package, and it’s gorgeous to boot.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Vortex Race 3 Keyboard Review: The 75 Percent Solution

Tenkeyless keyboards lose the number pad on the right side in favor of a more compact footprint. I say, why stop there? Vortexgear’s 75 percent Race 3 features nearly all the functionality of a tenkeyless board in a smaller, sleeker package, and it’s gorgeous to boot.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Vortex Race 3 Keyboard Review: The 75 Percent Solution

Tenkeyless keyboards lose the number pad on the right side in favor of a more compact footprint. I say, why stop there? Vortexgear’s 75 percent Race 3 features nearly all the functionality of a tenkeyless board in a smaller, sleeker package, and it’s gorgeous to boot.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How To Build Your Own Keyboard

While there are plenty of amazing pre-built mechanical keyboards on the market these days, it can be tough to find one with the perfect combination of switches, keycaps, case and electronics. The solution? Build your own. It’s much easier than it sounds. It just takes the right parts, a couple of tools and a…Read more… […]

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