Turtle Beach buys Roccat to create a gaming accessory empire

Competition in the gaming gear space might just heat up -- Turtle Beach, best known for its gaming headsets, is buying game accessory maker Roccat for $14.8 million. The company isn't shy about its plans. it's snapping up Roccat to add keyboards, mic...

Azio’s Retro Classic keyboard is luxurious, but imperfect

Read this site for long enough and you'll know I have a crazy love for ostentatious mechanical keyboards. The madder the design, and the louder its keys, the more I'm enthralled, and Azio's latest offering is a real doozy. The Retro Classic is a USB...

LEGO Mechanical Keyboard: Clicking Things Is Awesome!

There are so many thing you can do with LEGO; the possibilities are nearly infinite. One of my favorite LEGO builds ever was a keyboard that Jason Allemann built which had LEGO keycaps. Now Jason is back with an updated version of his awesome LEGO keyboard, and it’s better than ever.

This time out, he’s updated the design to use clicky mechanical key switches, and then 3D printed special adapters which connect Cherry MX switch tops to LEGO studs. The result is pretty damned awesome:

Thanks to those adapters, you can make your own LEGO keyboard too. You can download the 3D file for the key cap adapters over on Shapeways here, and check out more about the build over on JK Brickworks’ web site.

The best mechanical keyboards

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Alienware’s E3 is all about gaming monitors and accessories

It might surprise you to learn that Dell is one of the best monitor makers around. At E3 today, the company announced that it's taking its display expertise deeper into the gaming arena with the launch of new Alienware monitors. They sport the brand'...

Pros and cons: Our quick verdict on Microsoft’s Surface Ergonomic Keyboard

Who really cares about desktop keyboards anymore? Well, people who need to type all day without hurting their wrists, for one. Microsoft has been in the ergonomic keyboard business for decades with its "Natural" lineup. Now with the wireless Surface...