Since their resurgance in the gaming market almost a decade ago, mechanical switch keyboards have become and have remained a popular item within the gaming market as well as the market for high-end keyobards in general. And it's easy to see why, as mechanical switches have many advantages compared to keyboards with rubber dome or membrane switches; however they have one major disadvantage, their high cost. Cherry, the company that commands a sizable share of the switches market, introduced its low-cost Viola switches at CES 2020 that promise to enable keyboards makers to build cbeaper mechanical keyboards. The Cherry Viola is a brand-new switch with a spring and V-shape bronze contact system. The switch uses an industry standard cross-stem that is compatible with a wide...
This January, I received an email from a company offering a new ergonomic keyboard, with the not-so-humble name of “Truly Ergonomic Computer Keyboard” (aka TECK), manufactured by a relatively...126 by Jarred Walton on 3/7/2013
This is my very first encounter with the “world’s first Truly Ergonomic Computer Keyboard”, aka the TECK. I received the keyboard today after inquiring about a review sample—the reason...42 by Jarred Walton on 1/19/2013
One of the beautiful things about Rosewill's line of mechanical keyboards is that they're about as close to pure as you could conceivably get. They're not fancy, not tarted...39 by Dustin Sklavos on 11/25/2012
Given just how long Logitech has been a vendor of all manner of desktop peripherals, it may come as a surprise that they've taken this long to release a...73 by Dustin Sklavos on 10/9/2012
We recently re-entered the world of peripheral reviews, specifically mechanical keyboards with our brief rundown of Rosewill's RK-9000 mechanical keyboard (complete with Cherry MX Blue switches). Rosewill's design was...124 by Dustin Sklavos on 2/18/2012
As enthusiasts and professionals we spend a lot of time checking out what's under the hood of the computers and devices we use, but thankfully more and more we're...112 by Dustin Sklavos on 1/26/2012