keyboard

  1. Aegir

    Looking to narrow down my search for a nice keyboard.

    Hey there keyboard nerds, I need some help finding the perfect keyboard for me. My current keyboard is an ancient Microsoft Sidewinder X4, and it's great, but for sure incredibly aged. The paint is falling off, and the domes are squished and not exactly impressive, considering that they're...
  2. T

    HOT - TODAY ONLY- Razer BlackWidow Essential Wired Gaming Mechanical Green Switch Keyboard $55

    I put in for one myself! https://www.bestbuy.com/site/razer-blackwidow-essential-wired-gaming-mechanical-razer-green-switch-keyboard-with-back-lighting-black/6358612.p?skuId=6358612
  3. S

    Engadget: This double-height keyboard puts a numpad above the letters

    I've never been a fan of Tenkeyless boards, because I want my damn keys, but I did like the width savings. A solution?: https://www.engadget.com/2019/05/30/double-height-keyboard/
  4. W

    Two keyboard keys not typing symbol on their keys.

    Keyboard keys not typing symbol on the key. On my wife's laptop, the key that types lower case ' and upper case " is instead typing LC è and UC È. The key that should type LC / and UC ? is typing LC é and UC É. These are the only keys that seem to have been "translated". This is a new one for me...
  5. D

    Recommendation/problem: USB hub to extend signal for wireless devices

    Hi guys! I could really use help as I have a Sculp Ergonomic keyboard and the typing is severly delayed if I am more than 5 feet away from the computer. I finally realized it's a line of site issue so I was thinking if I got a usb hub that sits on the top of my computer it would solve the...
  6. T

    Space Bar putting the PC to sleep.

    Just want to ask anyone if there is something that I can do to remap the Space bar? Basically, the issue is that I bought the Wolf king Game pad on ebay used. I plugged it in my PC and everything is working fine except that the Space Bar when press put the PC to sleep. I think that the space...
  7. cageymaru

    A Guide to Accessing PlayStation Classic Emulator Settings

    According to Nibel on Twitter, owners of the PlayStation Classic can access the emulator settings menu with certain USB keyboards. When a Logitech or Corsair keyboard is plugged into the retro console, users can hit the ESC key and bring up the emulator settings menu. From there, users can...
  8. Y

    Optical vs. Mechanical Keyboards. Which do you prefer?

    I know mechanical keyboards have existed since the 80's and have remained relatively unchanged, but yet they're still so popular. I'm curious to know why that is? Due to the fact that optical keyboards use light as an actuation point rather than metal to metal contact like a mechanical...
  9. cageymaru

    Sea Sonic Adds Wooting Analog Keyboards to Its Product Lineup

    Sea Sonic has signed an exclusive sales and distribution deal with Wooting, the company behind the most advanced analogue mechanical keyboard for the PC gaming market. The partnership between Sea Sonic and Wooting is the perfect fit as both companies believe in core values of innovation...
  10. O

    Thoughts on the Logitech G Pro TKL? ... Or similar options?

    For a few reasons, I'm considering buying the Logitech G Pro tenkeyless in the coming weeks. If you are or have been a user of it, I'd love to hear your thoughts. Or if you're aware of a similar keyboard, which might be better in your view, I'd love to know about it! The reasons I'm keen on...
  11. R

    New Razer Keyboard Features "Opto-Mechanical" Switches

    Razer has released a pair of new keyboards that feature their new "opto-mechanical" switches. The switches are available in the new "Razer Huntsman Elite" and "Razer Huntsman" keyboards. The switches use an infrared beam of light, that is broken when the key is depressed, and allows light to...
  12. R

    Third Class Action Suit Against Apple Over Defective Keyboards

    Earlier in May, Apple was hit with a class action lawsuit over MacBook keyboard failures, due to the butterfly switches failing due to even a tiny amount of dust. A week later, a second class action suit popped up against Apple for the ultra-fragile MacBook key switches, and now 9to5Mac is...
  13. R

    Logitech G513 Carbon Mechanical Keyboard Reviewed

    Ryan Shrout over at PC Perspective are taking the new Logitech G513 Carbon mechanical gaming keyboard for a spin. The G513 Carbon has exclusive linear Romer-G switches, and in my opinion, some very good looks. Oh and of course all the RGB frag harder disco lights one can stuff into a keyboard...
  14. R

    Don't Buy a MacBook Pro, Even On Sale

    Following up on a story we wrote in March, where the MacBook keyboards have been rendered inoperable from even the tiniest bit of dust or debris, apparently the problem was worse than expected. Casey Johnston from TheOutline, and author of "THE NEW MACBOOK KEYBOARD IS RUINING MY LIFE," has...
  15. R

    Intel Discontinues Flawed Keyboard App

    Security Week is reporting that Intel is discontinuing the Intel Remote Keyboard app due to critical security flaws. The app was released in 2015 on Android and iOS, the Android version has been downloaded over 500,000 times, and was used to wirelessly control the Intel NUC and Compute Stick...
  16. R

    Swype+Dragon Keyboard Discontinued

    XDA Developers is reporting that the Swype Keyboard with Dragon Dictation has been discontinued. The developer Nuance made a post on reddit announcing that they will no longer be updating Swype+Dragon keyboard for Android or iOS. Swype was founded in 2002, and the public beta started on Android...
  17. J

    I am looking to buy a Skorpion K1 Blue LED keyboard

    I purchased a gaming PC from cyber power and It came with a scorpion K 1 mechanical clicky keyboard it was all blue LED. I am looking to buy a replacement I’m not looking for the multicolored LED one just the all blue one. I’m from the Connecticut willing to drive up to a reasonable distance...
  18. A

    Corsair K70 LUX RGB Vs. G.Skill KM780

    Hello, I need help finalizing on a keyboard decision between the Corsair K70 RGB LUX and the G.Skill KM780. Does one really beat the other? Has Corsair fixed the QUE software so that it is now manageable? I like the Mic/Headphone inclusion on the G.Skill, but like the Media controls better on...
  19. B

    Multiswitches keyboard

    I wanna buy a muiltiswitches keyboard(blue,red and brown in 1 keyboard) but i dont know if that even available on the market. If u guys have any suggestion plz help me :). The cheaper the better
  20. FrgMstr

    Keyboard Snobs Rejoice

    I posted this link in the [H]ardware Roundup previously, but there is something about this keyboard that appeals to me, even though I am far and away from a keyboard snob, like I know many of you are. Its got a bit of throw-back, a lot of minimalism, and a whole bunch of ugly. Its confusing...
  21. X

    Pi (Zero) GPIO matrix keyboard using linux HID gadget

    Basically a feasibility / sanity check. What I would like to build is a keyboard matrix (5x16 if possible) which connects to and is read by the Pi Zero's GPIO pins, then acts like a standard HID keyboard via Linux gadget. Ideally built in such a way that one could also still be able to switch...
  22. C

    Help me choose a mechanical keyboard?

    Hello, I am looking to get a new keyboard, the one I currently own (purchased sometimes in 2011) is a MIONIX Zibal which is a Cherry MX Black switches keyboard. It was a good keyboard for its time, but I need to replace it. I use my computer 85% of the time for work (sysadmin) and 15% for...
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