Archive for the ‘Keyboards’ Category
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 22, 2015 under Keyboards
Although we do love a good mechanical keyboard here at KitGuru, we're not blind to the fact that it is not the only way to do things. There are of cours... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on May 11, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards
Do you ever find yourself wondering why the modern keyboard design has not changed much in recent years? Who uses a CAPSLOCK key any more? And do we really need a numpad? While certain functions might... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 8, 2015 under Event, Keyboards
Cherry is a company you all know as the maker of the universally popular MX keyboard switches. Whether you're a fan of brown, black, red, blue or any of the other coloured variants, chances are if you... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on April 6, 2015 under Event, Keyboards
In the huge exhibitor hall at Multiplay's i54 event at the Ricoh Arena, it was hard to miss the Razer battle bus. This black and green branded double decker travels Europe, full to the brim with DinoP... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on April 4, 2015 under Keyboards, Mouse
When a key feature of a product is visual, it's hard to convey that in written form - which is where KitGuru TV comes in. We invited Chris Gough from Cooler Master into the studio to take us through s... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 4, 2015 under Keyboards, Mouse
Being a gamer is not necessarily cheap. If you want to do it on a console, it is going to cost you a few hundred on the latest system and then at least anothe... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 30, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards
Even though most serious gamers use mechanical keyboards these days, many do not realise that the technology behind those key-switches is over 30 years... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 5, 2015 under Keyboards, Mobile, PC
Before I and I'm sure many of you, were tapping away at keyboards and gaming away on CRT screens with roller ball mice, people like our fearless leader Zardon had a different take on computing altoget... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 24, 2015 under Highlights 2, Keyboards
Mechanical switches are not the only option available for the enthusiast user. Along with the traditional membrane keyboard that everyone graduates from at some point, there is the middle ground. The ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 22, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards
We continue to make our way through the growing list of 'RGB' peripherals today with a look at the Tesoro Excalibur RGB Edition Mechanical Keyboard. While other RGB keyboards will set you back upwards... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on January 29, 2015 under Highlights 2, Keyboards
Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest mechanical gaming keyboards from Cougar, the 700K. This model boasts an impressive specification which includes Cherry mechanical switches, LED... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 19, 2014 under Highlights, Keyboards
Getting yourself the right gaming keyboard can be a very personal experience. Chances are you want mechanical, even if you have not used one before. Switch choice is important, backlighting too - and ... more.
9 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on December 11, 2014 under Keyboards
In the past half decade or so, the world and his gaming dog have decided for the most part, that mechanical keyboards are great and that membrane boards just aren't up to scratch. It's a difficult thi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on December 4, 2014 under Highlights V, Keyboards
Today we are going to look at a mechanical gaming keyboard from a company called Tesoro, the Durandal G1NL. Tesoro are looking to compete with the more established players in the market such as Cor... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on November 27, 2014 under Highlights V, Keyboards
We have seen a sudden influx of RGB based products over the last few months. Corsair has launched a new line of peripherals, Razer swiftly followed suit with its Chroma lineup and now Logitech is jump... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Andrzej on November 24, 2014 under Event, Keyboards
Getting someone to say "I love you" - even if they don't necessarily mean it - is a pretty decent marketing play. One that Cooler Master had going in full effect up at Multiplay's Insomnia i53 LAN gam... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 2, 2014 under Highlights, Keyboards
Corsair might have made peripherals before this, but what you and I are looking at today represents a whole new way of thinking for the iconic memory maker. Corsair Gaming has officially been born wit... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 29, 2014 under Keyboards
Technology is constantly evolving but some things never change. Mechanical keyboards have been with us for so long now and yet, they are still largely considered to be the pinnacle of PC input soluti... more.
8 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on September 17, 2014 under Keyboards
Logitech today announced the upcoming release of a brand new keyboard, called the G910 Orion Spark, featuring its own brand of mechanical switches which it claims actuate up to 25 per cent faster than... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 22, 2014 under Highlights, Keyboards
Mechanical keyboards aren't for everyone - some gamers are more than happy with a well built membrane keyboard. i-Rocks claims to have found the perfect middle ground with their K10, delivering the t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on June 27, 2014 under Keyboards
If you are in the market for a new gaming keyboard then there are no shortage of products available from companies such as Razer, Steelseries, Roccat and TTeSports. Today we are seeing how new kid on ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on June 19, 2014 under Highlights 2, Keyboards
More and more of us are using Smart TV's, but invariably we try and control this awesome power with a traditional magic wand. Plugging a media centre PC into the TV brings advantages - and challenges ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on June 11, 2014 under Highlights 2, Keyboards
Mechanical keyboards have been popular with the gaming audience now for some time, but they can often be rather expensive. Corsair recently rele... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 10, 2014 under Camera, Keyboards, Peripheral
Leap Motion’s motion sensing technology for personal computers looks very promising, but its main problem is that it is not available widely, which is why software developers rarely take advantage o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 3, 2014 under Keyboards
Cooler Master has announced a new miniature keyboard design, with a standard layout (minus the numpad extras) and mechanical switches. But the real selling point, is the fancy LED effects it can put o... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 26, 2014 under Keyboards
Metadot, the company behind the Das Keyboard, one of the world’s most known mechanical keyboards for professionals, this week introduced the Das Keyboard 4, the most significant update since the ori... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Zardon on March 10, 2014 under Highlights V, Keyboards
Very few companies have made such a positive mark on the peripherals sector as the Taiwanese based 'Ducky'. While their name is almost comical, their keyboards are rated as some of the best that money... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 6, 2014 under Keyboards
Razer, a leading maker of PC peripherals designed for gamers, has introduced its new BlackWidow-series keyboards that use the all-new mechanical switches which were designed specifically for gamers. ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 6, 2014 under Keyboards, Mouse
PSU and case manufacturer COUGAR has struck up a win for PC peripheral makers the world over, by managing to win the iFdesign award with its new 700M and 700K mouse and keyboard. Considering this priz... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 21, 2014 under Keyboards, Mouse, Peripheral
I've been reviewing and writing about PC gaming peripherals since the mid 00's and I've probably tested close to a hundred different types, good, bad and plain odd, but for the most part they're very ... more.
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