Items tagged with Das Keyboard

Mechanical keyboards are commonplace now, but that wasn't always the case. For many years, squishy membrane and dome-switch keyboards dominated the landscape in part because they're cheap to produce, and also because typists who've never used anything else didn't really know what they were missing. Imagine trying to describe the taste of ice cream to someone who's only eaten salad. It's no easy task, and before mechanical keyboards rose in prominence, it was similarly difficult to sell typists on a superior plank with a premium price tag.An open-source software company located in Austin, Texas... Read more...
It’s no secret that we’re fond of products from Das Keyboard; we’ve given them favorable reviews over the years due to their solid construction and giving customers the choice of switch types to suits their preferences. However, the keyboards have also sometimes lacked features that gamers would prefer including backlit keys and macro support. That is changing with the introduction of the Division Zero brand, which is specifically aimed at PC gamers and the burgeoning eSports arena. The first products to grace the new Division Zero brand is the X40 Pro Gaming Mechanical Keyboard. Starting with... Read more...
In this latest episode of HotHardware’s Two and a Half Geeks, Andrew, Dave and Marco (Iyaz is on vacation!) talk about the insanely powerful AMD Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card, the Lenovo ThinkPad 8 tablet, our GeForce GTX 780 Ti Round-Up featuring cards from MSI, Gigabyte, and EVGA, the slick new Das Keyboard 4 Professional, the Gigabyte BRIX Pro SFF PC and we drop some hint about out upcoming giveaway! Show Notes: 01:27 - AMD Radeon R9 295X2 Review: Hawaii x 2 07:59 - GeForce GTX 780 Ti Round Up: EVGA, Gigabyte, MSI 16:26 - Lenovo ThinkPad 8 22:18 - Das Keyboard 4 Pro: Cherry MX Flavored Typing... Read more...
Ever since the NSA's PRISM program came to light, there's been a heightened sense of privacy and personal security among technophiles and mainstream users alike. Nobody likes being spied on, and unfortunately, today's persistently connected world makes it all too easy for our personal electronics to reveals things we might not want disclosed, such as where we are at any particular time, our buying habits, and so forth. We bring all this up because Das Keyboard just dove into a new product category with the launch of highly secure, radio frequency blocking bags. They're called "HackShield" bags,... Read more...