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Tag: Keyboard

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Punching Bag Keyboard: Key Sports

Punching Bag Keyboard: Key Sports
Last year we saw a hack that used a guitar as a computer keyboard. If you thought that was tedious, check out Bless’ workoutcomputer. The fashion and design studio made the installation 4 years ago alongside their winter collection, which included boxing glove-inspired mittens.

MSI GT80 Titan Gaming Laptop Has a Mechanical Keyboard

MSI GT80 Titan Gaming Laptop Has a Mechanical Keyboard
Most gamers are madly in love with mechanical keyboards, to the point where their prices have inflated drastically over the years. Personally, I like my keys to have a short throw, so I’m all about the chiclets, but if you love that audible “click” that you get from your MX Cherrys, I’m not going to knock it.

HolyOOPS Geeky Metal Keycaps: The Bees’ Keys

HolyOOPS Geeky Metal Keycaps: The Bees’ Keys
If you’re looking for a way to customize your computer keyboard, check out HolyOOPS. Based in China, HolyOOPS makes CNC-machined keycaps out of aluminum or titanium. They feature symbols or characters from anime, comics and at least one TV series.

Backlit Keyboard with Editing Shortcuts: Lights, Edit, Action

Backlit Keyboard with Editing Shortcuts: Lights, Edit, Action
EditorsKeys specializes in computer keyboards that have command shortcut guides for video or audio editing software printed on the keys. Since many of its clients work in dimly lit rooms, the company is developing backlit versions of its keyboards.

KFC Keyboard Makes Me Hungry for Fried Chicken

KFC Keyboard Makes Me Hungry for Fried Chicken
KFC is one of the biggest fried chicken chains in the US, and the food there is very popular. It’s not only popular in the U.S., the chain also has locations all over the world – including Japan.

Cat Keyboard Scratcher: Rhythmemes and Blues

Cat Keyboard Scratcher: Rhythmemes and Blues
You’ve seen the Keyboard Cat meme. Now it’s time for your own feline friend to take center stage by being your resident keyboard cat with this Cat Keyboard Scratcher. As the name implies, it’s a cardboard scratcher for your cat that’s designed to look like a keyboard.

Microsoft Fingertip Haptic Concepts: Hooked on a Feeling

Microsoft Fingertip Haptic Concepts: Hooked on a Feeling
Until now, touchscreen device makers still have not properly addressed their products’ lack of tactile feedback. If Microsoft senior researcher Hong Tan her way, in the future touchscreen-equipped devices will let us feel clicks and more.

Qwerkywriter Mechanical USB Keyboard Looks Like an Old Typewriter

Qwerkywriter Mechanical USB Keyboard Looks Like an Old Typewriter
It must have been something, beating on the keys of an old fashioned typewriter all day long, hearing that ding and shoving the mechanism back. Thank god we have modern keyboards. It is much easier on the fingers.

Keyboard Coasters: Don’t Drink and Type

Keyboard Coasters: Don’t Drink and Type
We all know it can be a disaster if you spill your drink into your keyboard, so putting your drinks ON your computer keyboard seems like a really bad idea. But that’s exactly what you’ll be doing if you pick up a set of these coasters which assemble to look like a keyboard.

R2-D2 Virtual Keyboard: Help Me CTRL-ALT-DELETE, You’re My Only Hope

R2-D2 Virtual Keyboard: Help Me CTRL-ALT-DELETE, You’re My Only Hope
We already know that R2-D2 can swim through swamps, hack computers, fix X-Wing fighters, deliver holographic messages, and even breakdance – and now he works as a keyboard for mobile devices. I’ve seen plenty of laser virtual keyboards, but there’s not really been much to compel me to buy one – until now.

Google Glass Virtual Keyboard Concept Doesn’t Need You to Type “Okay Glass” First

Google Glass Virtual Keyboard Concept Doesn’t Need You to Type “Okay Glass” First
Google Glass’ voice recognition software is only as good as the user’s English accent. Even if it were perfect, there are still times when you can’t talk out loud. But how else are you going to input words on a device that small?

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