keyboards

A Compact Semi-Portable Keyboard With Genuine Mechanical Keys

There’s just nothing quite like the sound and feel of typing away on a keyboard with genuine mechanical switches under each key. But while most mechanical keyboards are giant and designed to permanently live on your desk, the TEX Yoda has a much smaller form factor and footprint making it easier to travel with so you’ll never have to settle for typing on a portable keyboard’s Chiclet keys ever again.


12 Smartphone Keyboards That Are Trying To Reinvent Mobile Typing

You know what’s weird? Typing on your phone. We use two thumbs to peck out words on a keyboard designed for ten fingers — a keyboard designed to be slow. You know what’s weirder? Smartphone keyboards designed to trump our flawed typing standard. Here are 12 of them.


Someday, Your Keyboard Could Tell If You Have Parkinson's

An everyday technology is becoming the central figure in how scientists understand and diagnose Parkinson’s — the keyboard. Researchers at MIT are working on a method that would create keyboards that could actually tell whether you have this unfortunately common neuron impairment.


The Perfect Android Keyboard For Just Barely Keeping In Touch

Briefly: Cool. Nice. Damn. lollollollollollollollollol. ⊙_⊙ oh, hmm. ⊙﹏⊙. K, thks ツ ❤ [lel, nice]


Review: The Delightfully Crazy MSI GT80 Titan Laptop

I’m typing this on a laptop with a real keyboard. Real, as in without the compromise in size, tactility or function that you’ve come to expect in laptops. I don’t really know how to express how strange that is.


Blackberry Is Bringing Back The Slider Phone Because Sure Why Not

When square phones don’t quite work and suing Ryan Seacrest is taking too long, what’s a BlackBerry to do? Combine the weirdest new hardware trend and a classic old one together in one super (silly?) smartphone. Blackberry just teased the new “dual-curved, all-touch display with a keyboard — yes a slider device!” at this years Mobile World Congress.


Keyboards That Rise Out Of A Touchscreen Are Finally Here

The endless mobile keyboard debate: physical versus digital. BlackBerry advocates and other old-school tech geeks swear by one while literally everyone else has moved on to the other. Tactus Technology thinks there’s no reason why we can’t have both — in the very same device. Physical keyboards that magically raise out of an otherwise flat screen are a dream the company has had for years, and they’re finally ready to sell you on it.


This Mechanical Keyboard Is Secretly An Android Computer

Your keyboard is boring — it doesn’t do anything special or unique. You could change that: some crazy bastards in China have built a keyboard that’s secretly a quad-core Android PC.


I Can't Stop Buying Ridiculous Keyboards

Your keyboard is boring — completely practical, functional, useful even, but also awful, boring and stupid. You just don’t know it yet. I learned about boring keyboards in college, when a nasty case of carpel tunnel syndrome threatened to silence my fingers forever. Then, one day, my father lent me a ridiculous vertical keyboard that changed how I think about typing. Now I can’t stop collecting oddball keyboards.


Smart Keyboard That Knows Who's Typing Could Make Passwords Stronger

If you’ve ever worked in an office with someone who types like a jackhammer, it’s obvious we all type a little differently. Now scientists have created a prototype of a keyboard that can identify users by their unique typing patterns. It could point to a next generation of passwords that don’t just take into account what you’re typing, but how.