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Tag: Keyboard

Aimpad Analog Keyboard: For More Nuanced Fragging

Aimpad Analog Keyboard: For More Nuanced Fragging
A computer keyboard allows gamers to have hundreds of commands at their fingertips, but its input is binary – you’re either pressing on a key or you’re not. Analog controls like joysticks on the other hand can only handle a few commands at a time, but they can have several degrees of the same input.

Microsoft Gesture-Sensing Keyboard Concept: Type & Swipe

Microsoft Gesture-Sensing Keyboard Concept: Type & Swipe
Even with the rise of touch input, the mouse and keyboard remains the best and most flexible computing setup. But that doesn’t mean they can’t be improved upon. Microsoft Research recently developed a mouse and keyboard hybrid that allows users to type and make multitouch input on the same device.

Tactus to Release Tactile Touchscreen Keyboard Case for the iPad Mini

Tactus to Release Tactile Touchscreen Keyboard Case for the iPad Mini
Ever since I found out about Tactus a couple of years ago I’ve been looking forward to trying out its tactile touchscreen technology. It looks like that time is close at hand. Tactus’ first consumer product is a case for the iPad Mini that adds its retractable buttons to the tablet.

Logitech K830 Keyboard Has Backlight and a Trackpad for PC Use from the Couch

Logitech K830 Keyboard Has Backlight and a Trackpad for PC Use from the Couch
Logitech has unveiled a new keyboard that isn’t aimed at desktop users or gamers. This keyboard is called the Illuminated Living-Room Keyboard K830 and it is specifically designed to allow HTPC fans easy control over their computer when sitting on the couch.

Das Keyboard 4 Offers the Ultimate in Clicky Mechanical Keys

Das Keyboard 4 Offers the Ultimate in Clicky Mechanical Keys
If you have ever worked in an office or sat by someone typing on a Das Keyboard, you may not be a fan. The keyboards the company makes are very clicky making them loud, but they promise very comfortable and responsive typing thanks to all the clicks and clacks.

Functional LEGO Keyboard: Work & Play

Functional LEGO Keyboard: Work & Play
We’ve seen a model of an antique typewriter made out of LEGO. But this LEGO keyboard made by Jason Allemann actually works and is good enough for daily use. With the exception of the electronics and key membrane – both of which Jason took from a discarded keyboard – the entire device is made out of LEGO.

CruxEncore Case Turns iPad Air into a Notebook

CruxEncore Case Turns iPad Air into a Notebook
There are bunches of cases out there for the iPad that add a physical keyboard to make it more efficient to use when typing a lot. A new case has turned up on Kickstarter that turns the iPad Air into a laptop.

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard Supports Typing on Set-top Boxes and Game Consoles

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard Supports Typing on Set-top Boxes and Game Consoles
Logitech has announced a new member of the Harmony line of universal remote controls. Typically, when we are talking about Harmony Remotes, they look like remote controls. This time that is not the case with the Harmony Smart Keyboard being designed to allows easy typing on your set-top box or game console.

King’s Assembly Keyboard & Mouse Hybrid Will Have you T-rexin’

King’s Assembly Keyboard & Mouse Hybrid Will Have you T-rexin’
We’ve featured a couple of unusual keyboard and mouse hybrid devices, but so far it looks like people like their devices just as they are – separate and not looking like devices you’d use to pilot an alien spaceship.

Shortcut-S Photoshop Keyboard: Optimus Primus

Shortcut-S Photoshop Keyboard: Optimus Primus
Art Lebedev’s Optimus keyboards are elegantly customizable, but they’re very expensive and may not have enough keys for your needs. If you’re an avid user of Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, Premiere, AutoCAD and other programs that have a ton of commands, check out the Shortcut-S keyboard.

Paper-Thin Keyboard: Print and Press

Paper-Thin Keyboard: Print and Press
The printed word is dying, but the printed keyboard is alive and kicking. And no, you won’t need a 3D printer to make one. A company called Novalia has made an incredibly thin Bluetooth keyboard made of photo paper, conductive ink and its proprietary electronic module.

ZX Spectrum Bluetooth Keyboard: Basic Function

ZX Spectrum Bluetooth Keyboard: Basic Function
A couple of years ago the Commodore 64 was reborn with upgraded specs (although the company behind it seems to have folded now). This year it’s the Sinclair ZX Spectrum’s turn to get an update. Actually it’s more of a downgrade.

Dualshock 4 Hack Lets You Use Mouse & Keyboard on PS4: Master Peasant

Dualshock 4 Hack Lets You Use Mouse & Keyboard on PS4: Master Peasant
There are already plug-and-play third-party devices that let you play previous gen consoles or a PC using any of their controllers. For instance, you can use a Wiimote with your PS3 if you want. There’s no equivalent product for the PlayStation 4 just yet, but Marcos Mori de Siqueira of Softfactory is onto something here.

Datamancer Keyboard Benefit Auction: RIP, Richard Nagy

Datamancer Keyboard Benefit Auction: RIP, Richard Nagy
We here at Technabob are big fans of Richard “Datamancer” Nagy, the craftsman responsible for high quality steampunk computers and accessories. Sadly Datamancer passed away earlier this week. While that may be stunning news to his fans, it’s even more of a loss to his family.

Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. M Mobile Gaming Keyboard is T.I.N.Y.

Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E. M Mobile Gaming Keyboard is T.I.N.Y.
Mad Catz recently announced the littlest member of its S.T.R.I.K.E. gaming keyboards. The S.T.R.I.K.E. M is a wireless keyboard designed to be used with mobile devices and the company’s M.O.J.O. Android micro-console. Mad Catz sure loves periods.

TREWGrip Keyboard & Mouse Has Its Keys at the Back: Tush Typing

TREWGrip Keyboard & Mouse Has Its Keys at the Back: Tush Typing
The computer keyboard has been a staple tool for both work and play for decades now, but it’s still one of the most uncomfortable devices to use. Its descendant, the touchscreen keyboard, is even worse. An unusual invention called TREWGrip wants to solve both the problem of ergonomics in desktop computing and the efficiency of typing in mobile devices.

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