Want a mechanical keyboard, but don’t care for the clunky look? Logitech’s latest G-series keyboards are as sleek as we’ve seen, with a slimline aluminum chassis, and half-height GL mechanical keys in clicky, linear, or tactile variants. The G815 is wired, while the G915 is wireless. Both have programmable RGB backlighting.
Croation keyboard outfit Crolander makes these round-edged, engraved keycaps from real oak, walnut, or cherry wood. They’re compatible with Cherry MX switches, and can be purchased either standalone, or attached to one of their beautiful handmade wooden keyboards.
Add a bit of personality to your gaming keyboard with these cool keycaps. They’re made from metal instead of plastic, giving them a little extra heft and a shiny surface. The letters are allow backlighting to shine through too. Available in WASD, QWERADSF, Arrow, and Escape key sets in several hues.
Add a splash of color to your desktop with Poco’s wood and resin wrist rest. Its knotty camphor burl wood evokes a sandy beach, while its vivid resin sections are as beautifully blue-green as the South Pacific. Available in 40%, 60%, 65% and tenkeyless sizes. Pre-orders available through 8/7/19.
Drop teamed up with keyboard designer Zslane to create this sweet bit of retro-inspired tech for your desktop. Its aqua and seafoam green color scheme and keys are inspired by a classic Hermes Rocket typewriter. The 61-key keyboard has a compact 60% form factor, an aluminum case, and Kaihua hotswap switch sockets.
Another retro keyboard from the makers of the Rymek has a design inspired by classic typewriters, with an art deco body, glossy finishes, and round keycaps. It also packs in a pair of JBL speakers, and has a built-in stand for holding a tablet. It’s still in the pre-pre-order stage, so we’re not sure when it will be available to purchase.
Tech startup Clevetura is readying an innovative new keyboard which manages to place a capacitive multi-touch trackpad underneath its keys, saving space, while providing a larger tracking area. In addition to pointing, it supports scrolling and pinch-zoom gestures.
Nemeio’s wireless keyboard has an E-Ink screen beneath its 81 keys. Designed to work with Mac, you can change the icons which appear on each key to display shortcuts, special characters, and more. It has front lighting for work in darkened rooms and light or dark mode for its keys. It’s expected to launch later in 2019.
WoodWe’s stick-on wood veneer keytops bring a fresh, natural style to Apple MacBook laptops. They’re just 0.6-0.7mm thick, so they won’t affect closing your device, and stick on with a long-lasting, but removable adhesive. Available in various languages for MacBook Air, Pro, and Pro Touch Bar models.
Roli’s nifty portable keyboard is designed to help anyone learn to play piano. It features light-up RGB, pressure sensitive keys with 92% of the travel of an actual grand piano and can connect to other Lumi keyboards and Roli blocks. It works with a companion mobile app for learning.
An ultra-compact 60% keyboard that features top-end features without breaking the bank. It features 63 anti-ghosting mechanical keys with RGB backlighting, and works with either a wired USB or wireless Bluetooth connection. Available in four different key firmnesses.
Fundian’s Power Vessel is a versatile mini Bluetooth keyboard. It works with PCs, iOS, and Android devices. It has a joystick, a d-pad, left and right bumpers, and left- and right-click mouse buttons. It also has a backlit keyboard and a 3.5mm input. It lasts up to 30h per charge.
Gaming accessory maker Razer is offering a series of licensed Star Wars peripherals, including a Black Widow Lite mechanical keyboard, an Atheris gaming mouse, and an oversized Goliathus mouse/desk pad, each decked out in bold black and white theme inspired by Stormtrooper armor.
The Shift will be Drop’s largest mechanical keyboard yet. But it still has a smaller footprint than other full-sized keyboards. Every key in the Shift is programmable, and the same goes for its RGB lighting. It also has hot-swappable switches and a sleek and durable aluminum body.
This RGB backlit compact keyboard features ultra low-profile, clicky mechanical keys. With just 67 keys, it’s about as minimal as you can get, and supports operation in both USB wired and Bluetooth wireless modes. Supports N-key rollover, and anti-ghosting for gaming.
Keychron’s mechanical keyboard features low profile switches for a slim aesthetic and ease of use. It has Mac and Windows variants and features dedicated screenshot and Siri/Cortana keys. It connects via Bluetooth and USB Type-C, and comes with white or RGB lighting.
We’ve featured mechanical key switch fidget toys before, but if you’re looking for something that’s a bit more polished and sleek, check out Clickeybits. They use Greetech or Cherry MX switches and are available in silent, clicky or super clicky variants. They’re also on Massdrop.
Give your keyboard the makeover it deserves with one of these creepy custom Cherry MX-compatible keycaps. Sold individually, they can be cast from bronze, gold-plated, or .925 silver. We’d do an entire keyboard with these if we wouldn’t go bankrupt doing it.
Unlike other keypads and most mechanical keyboards, the keys on Cooler Master’s ControlPad provide pressure-sensitive output for a more nuanced and realistic experience, particularly for gaming. It has optional keycaps for gaming, PhotoShop, Premiere and Illustrator.
Massdrop and OKLB present the latest version of the Planck keyboard kit. The Planck is a compact mechanical keyboard where all of they keys are within two units of your fingers on the home row. This version has a more compact base and hot-swappable key switches.
The TYPI mechanical keyboard’s square design moves the numpad, volume and function keys above the rest of the keys to reduce strain. It also has white LED backlighting, two backspace keys, dedicated shortcut keys for returning to the desktop, locking your PC and more.
Logitech’s new K600 TV is a Bluetooth keyboard designed for use with Smart TVs. It has a built-in directional pad and multitouch trackpad, as well as multimedia playback and left- and right-click mouse buttons. It can also be paired with computers and mobile devices.