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.
Satechi’s Slim Wireless Keyboard looks a lot like Apple’s Magic Keyboard, but costs a lot less. It’s also made from aluminum and has chamfered edges for a premium look. Even better, it recharges via USB-C and has shortcut buttons for switching between Bluetooth devices.
Water-resistant mechanical keyboards are nothing new. But if you’re looking for the most bang out of your buck, check out Aukey’s offerings. Available in 87 or 104 keys, the keyboards are affordable yet still offer features such as RGB backlighting and N-key rollover.
The Lenovo 500 Multimedia Controller is a great way to navigate and control your home theater computer, or any Windows or Mac computer for that matter. The keyboard doubles as a multitouch trackpad. It lasts up to 8 mo. on 2 AAA batteries and works up to 65 ft. away.
If you love the feel and responsiveness of mechanical keyboards but hate their chunky look, check out Hexgears’ X-1. It has an aluminum case, your choice of Kaihua Choc key switches, RGB backlighting, and connects via USB-C or to up to 4 devices via Bluetooth.
If you’re hunting for an affordable all-around LED-lit mechanical keyboard, check out Cooler Master’s new CK552. Take your pick from Gateron’s mechanical switches, then have fun modifying the RGB lighting and macros on the fly thanks to the keyboard’s onboard controls.