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Tag: Keyboard

KFC’s Paper Keyboard Protects Devices from Grease: Finger Clickin’ Good

KFC’s Paper Keyboard Protects Devices from Grease: Finger Clickin’ Good
The KFC Tray Typer is a paper-thin Bluetooth keyboard made so that you don’t get chicken grease on your devices. It was created as a promotional item for new KFC locations in Germany. Apparently they were a big hit. The idea is that with a paper keyboard, you don’t get…

Makey Makey Go: Turn Objects into Keyboards Anywhere, Anytime

Makey Makey Go: Turn Objects into Keyboards Anywhere, Anytime
Jay Silver is back on Kickstarter with an even smaller version of his simple but versatile USB keypad, the MaKey MaKey. Aside from its smaller form the Makey Makey Go also has a keyring and a magnet. It’s like a bottle opener for inventors. In case you’ve never heard of…
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Life-size Classic LEGO Gadgets: The Brix System

Life-size Classic LEGO Gadgets: The Brix System
Boutique PC maker Love Hultén is known for building computers inspired by 20th century furniture. But his latest masterpieces are based on toys, LEGO to be specific. Love’s The Brix System are wonderful 6:1 scale functioning replicas of LEGO gadgets from the ’70s and ’80s Space sets. The Brix System…

DIY Mechanical Keyboard: WASD Production

DIY Mechanical Keyboard: WASD Production
Mechanical keyboards are popular among gamers and programmers. Redditor wildpanic outgeeked them all by making his own keyboard. Inside the 3D printed case and keycaps are Cherry MX Green switches, 1N4148 diodes and a Teensy microcontroller, which wildpanic connected using 20 gauge copper wire. In case you were wondering, the…

R2-Q5 Virtual Keyboard: The Empire Strikes Backspace

R2-Q5 Virtual Keyboard: The Empire Strikes Backspace
Assuming the mantle of the Sith, Japanese toy maker imp. recently unveiled an R2-Q5 version of its R2-D2 virtual keyboard. Except for its colors and its limited run of 500 units, it works exactly the same as Artoo – it’s a Bluetooth 3.0 infrared keyboard that makes astromech sounds when…

Raspberry Pi Inside Mechanical Keyboard: RaspCherry

Raspberry Pi Inside Mechanical Keyboard: RaspCherry
Redditor Lauri Hakkarainen aka b10nik wanted to have an excuse to buy a mechanical keyboard, so he thought of turning it into a computer by installing a Raspberry Pi 2 inside. Even though his Project Kiiboard turned out to be a bit complicated, you wouldn’t think that from looking at…

X-Key Programmable USB Keyboards: Keys Open Doors

X-Key Programmable USB Keyboards: Keys Open Doors
Soon after I featured the Trickey modular mini keyboard, commenter FrogmanTM pointed me to X-Keys. Made by Michigan-based P.I. Engineering, X-keys are also programmable keyboards. While they’re not modular like Trickey, they appear to provide more bang for your buck. X-keys can be used with both Mac and Windows computers,…

Trickey Mini Keyboard Has Swappable Keys: Any Key, Anywhere

Trickey Mini Keyboard Has Swappable Keys: Any Key, Anywhere
Japanese shop BreadBoardManiac has come up with a more affordable alternative to Art Lebedev’s Mini Six programmable keyboard. It’s called the Trickey, a swappable and modular keyboard. You’ll have to print or draw the keys’ legends though. Trickey consists of six key units and a board with six key sockets.…

Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard: Who Bent My Keyboard?

Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard: Who Bent My Keyboard?
As much as we love our gadgets, we have about a million of them, so space saving gadgets are really important. It helps us to carry more with us and be able to use more on the go. The Microsoft Universal Foldable Keyboard is $99(USD) and has a nice compact…

Mad Catz S.U.R.F.R Android Gamepad & Keyboard: Full Stop on the Naming Scheme Guys

Mad Catz S.U.R.F.R Android Gamepad & Keyboard: Full Stop on the Naming Scheme Guys
Now that Android is in everything from smartphones to cars, its users can enjoy their games and other apps in more places than ever before. But if Mad Catz is to be believed, you’ll only need one controller for all of your Android devices. It’s called the S.U.R.F.R. That’s right.…

Jaasta E-ink Keyboard Black and White and Everything in Between

Jaasta E-ink Keyboard Black and White and Everything in Between
Last year we featured Maxim Mezentsev and Aleksander Suhih’s concept for a keyboard with E-ink screens on each key. The idea is for the each key to display a set of shortcuts, similar to Art Lebedev’s Optimus keyboards. It seems that somebody else has decided to turn the idea into…

Playing Snake on an LED Keyboard: QWOBRA

Playing Snake on an LED Keyboard: QWOBRA
Hacker Jeroen Domburg recently bought a LED-backlit computer keyboard, specifically the Cooler Master Quickfire Rapid-I. When Jeroen showed off his new keyboard to his coworkers, one of them joked that he could play the classic mobile game Snake on it. Challenge accepted. Fortunately, the keyboard had its own processor and…

HashKey 1-Key Keyboard: # Sign of the Times

HashKey 1-Key Keyboard: # Sign of the Times
Here’s a perfect Holiday gift for the Twitter addict. DJ and journalist Ben Gomori is raising funds on Kickstarter for the HashKey, a USB keyboard that only has a hash key. I bet Facebook is envious no one’s come up with an actual Like button. Ben’s proof of concept HashKey…

Keyboard Waffle Iron Spells Delicious

Keyboard Waffle Iron Spells Delicious
When Chris Dimino unveiled his Typewriter Waffle Maker a few years ago the Internet begged him to make more of them to sell. Challenge accepted. Chris is now raising funds on Kickstarter for a more functional version of his art piece, which he simply calls The Keyboard Waffle Iron. Perhaps…

iOS 8 Translating Keyboards Save You a Trip to Google Translate

iOS 8 Translating Keyboards Save You a Trip to Google Translate
A new type of third-party keyboard for iOS devices let you translate text while you type. At least one keyboard, Slated, uses Google Translate, so don’t expect the translation to be perfect. But it can be still extremely convenient for both business and personal purposes. As with many new iOS…

Keyboard Replaces Letters with Pokémon: I Choose “U”

Keyboard Replaces Letters with Pokémon: I Choose “U”
I have seen some strange keyboards over the years from gaming units that allow you to replace the entire key tops with keys specifically for certain games to keyboard with no letters printed on them. A new custom keyboard has turned up that is stranger than all of those.…
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