One of the advantages of building a custom mechanical keyboard is that you can pick the switch you want to go inside of it. The switches affect not just the sound, but also the feel, where some switches have springs that are lighter or heavier depending on your typing preference. However, Apple thinks that they might have something that could beat that.
The other day, Apple officially announced its new iPad Air which not only comes with a brand new design, but also the use of the A14 chipset that will also find its way to the iPhone 12 later this year. If you’re looking for a potential laptop replacement, you might be interested to check out Logitech’s latest offering.
Razer is a company that is probably best known for creating gamer accessories and peripherals like keyboards and mice. They typically feature “gamer” aesthetics which means dark colors like black along with colorful RGB lighting. While there’s nothing wrong with this look, it might not necessarily be ideal in places like an office.
When it comes to small form factor keyboards like 60% models, those are typically used more in the keyboard enthusiast circle. However, it seems that these smaller form factor keyboards are starting to catch on because the other day, Razer announced the 60% Huntsman Mini, and now it looks like ASUS has joined in as well.
Thanks to Apple’s iPad Pros now offering support for trackpad, we’re starting to see companies such as Logitech launch keyboard accessories for the iPad Pros with trackpads built into them. The resulting design is a tablet that kind of looks like a laptop, but in case you didn’t fancy the design, you’re in luck.
One of the new accessories that Apple launched with their iPad Pro is the Magic Keyboard accessory. This basically introduces a more proper keyboard with more sturdy switches compared to the Smart Keyboard accessory. The only downside is that it is actually rather pricey as far as accessories are concerned.
Razer has been putting out mechanical keyboards for quite a while now, and it looks like the company is back with its latest keyboard in the form of the Huntsman Mini, which is based on its Huntsman series of mechanical keyboards with the optical mechanical switches. However, as you can clearly see in the photo, this will come in a new form factor.
If you’ve ever typed out long paragraphs on your smartphone or tablet using the on-screen keyboard, you know that it isn’t exactly a very pleasant experience. There’s something about using a physical keyboard with tactile feedback that makes it easier, but Apple thinks that they can change your mind.
Apple’s iPad supports the use of external keyboard and in more recent years, mice as well. However, the use of the keyboard and mouse are mostly for general use, like typing up documents, surfing the web, sending emails, and so on, but that is soon set to change as Apple will be bringing keyboard and mouse support to gaming on the iPad.
One of the benefits of Apple shifting to ARM-based chipsets is that it might address thermal issues that one might associate with regular computer processors. This also means that Apple could do away with additional components like a fan, and as a result, we could be seeing thinner laptops from the company in the future.
Apple’s Magic Keyboards are functional and as far as bundled keyboards with computers are concerned, they work just fine and there really isn’t that much to complain about. However, for mechanical keyboard enthusiasts out there, what if Apple were to one day make their own mechanical keyboard?
When Apple announced their new iPad Pro earlier this year, they also announced a new Magic Keyboard accessory. Unlike the Smart Keyboard, the new Magic Keyboard comes with a trackpad and uses scissor switches which will make it feel more like a proper keyboard compared to what was offered from before.
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Nobody really likes dealing with cables and wires, which is why wireless mice and keyboards are becoming more popular these days. However, when it comes to mechanical keyboards, there aren’t that many wireless options out there, but Logitech is surely expanding on that with their latest keyboard.