Month: June 2016

Mechanical Keyboard Switch Guide

Mechanical Keyboard Switch Guide Finding the switch that fits your needs Mechanical keyboards are considered a step above the competition because of their switches. Purchasing a mechanical keyboard may seem like a daunting task because of all the switch options available. This guide provides information on many popular mechanical keyboard switch options in today’s marketplace. While Cherry MX switches are common, but not necessarily the best choice, dependent on the user’s computing needs. I still remember the first time I typed on a mechanical keyboard. The keyboard was a Razer Black Widow with Cherry MX Blue switches. The unique...

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Why Buy A Mechanical Keyboard

Mechanical keyboards have gained popularity recently for their superior build quality and improved typing experience. In fact, mechanical keyboards have been around for quite awhile. The IBM Model M was first introduced in 1985, and is still a popular go-to keyboard for enthusiasts today. Each key of a mechanical keyboard has a switch beneath the key that simulates the classic feel of typing on a typewriter. As a result, the user is provided with resistance and tactile feedback from the switches. To find the perfect match for your typing needs refer to our mechanical keyboard switch types guide.  If...

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KBC Poker 3 Review

Vortex Pok3r: best 60% keyboard layout From the creators of the Poker and Poker 2 keyboard, Vortex has recently improved on their flagship 60% keyboard form factor with the release of the Poker 3 (Pok3r). The first thing people notice about the keyboard is the lack of a number pad and FN keys. The arrow keys and FN keys are programmed under function layers that can be accessed by using a combination of key presses. This is a huge benefit when it comes to ergonomics, allowing the user to position the mouse much closer to the keyboard, reducing strain on your arm...

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