Why You Should Get a Mechanical Keyboard

I’ve now written three reviews of mechanical keyboards. There was my first (and the one I’m typing on right now), a CM Storm QuickFire Rapid, a Rosewill 9000V2, and, most recently, a Vortex Race 3. Each keyboard was different. One without a number pad, one with a number pad, and one that pushed all the...

Vortex Race 3 Mechanical Keyboard Review

I love a good keyboard. I’m a software developer, and, if you’re reading this, you’ve surely figured it out by now, I’m a writer as well. I spend a lot of time typing. I own two different mechanical keyboards, and have a third one at work, each one completely different, and each one worth the admittedly...

The New MacBook Pro Keyboard is Glorious

I had a few reasons for going to the Apple Store last week. My iPad Pro Smart Keyboard was coming apart at the seams (the adhesive must have worn out… it was only 5 months old), my iPhone 6s has a bad battery (and still does), and, I had to find a replacement for my...

Where Are the Smart Connector Keyboards?

The 12.9″ iPad Pro was released in November of 2015, and yet there are still only two Smart Connector keyboards for the iPad, both revealed during the launch of the iPad Pro. One is the iPad Smart Connector keyboard, and the other is the Logitech Create keyboard. The situation is even more bleak on the...

Rosewill 9000V2 Review

I like my job. I mean, I hate waking up early in the mornings, and Mondays are the worst thing ever, but I do like my job. Lately, I’ve been looking forward to writing software at work. Not just creating software, but actually writing it, with my fingers, on my keyboard, the physical act of...

Type Emoji on your Mac, the Easy Way! ?

?? I typed the above emoji with nothing but my keyboarding OS X (El Capitan). You can do it too! For those who can see the above image, I’m sure you’ve already figured it out, but for those who cannot, here’s your quick tip of the day: in any text input bar, press Ctrl +...