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Keyboard Deals (November 2022)

If there’s ONE THING I like even more than mechanical keyboards… It’s more, cheaper mechanical keyboards. (see what I did there). Below is my curated list of current keyboard deals, discounts, and offers on sweet mechanical keyboards and accessories! “Just one more switch set, mom!” This post was updated on 11/28/22 at 8am ET. I’ll … Read more

The 29 Best Mechanical Keyboards, RANKED (For 2022)

I can honestly say that my LIFE was changed forever…when I accidentally got my first mechanical keyboard. It was 2019, and I had been using my Macbook Pro’s keyboard for a decade (*shudder). I was hooked. Since then, I’ve dedicated my life to helping other people understand mechanical keyboards so THEY can have a life-changing … Read more

The Best 100% Full-Size Mechanical Keyboards (for 2022)

As a former accountant, I get it… Sometimes you just need the numberpad 👍 It’s handy for numbers, AND for a lot of gaming situations! I own a few dozen mechanical keyboards (call me obsessed?), and in this article, I’m going to share my favorite full-sized keyboards. (I’ve tested every one of these btw)! Here … Read more

The 10 Best Hot Swappable Keyboards (for 2022)

When I bought my first mechanical keyboard, I had NO CLUE what “hot-swappable” meant. I ended up with a loud keyboard with cheap blue clicky switches soldered on. I won’t make that mistake again 😎 Ever since then, I try to buy hot-swappable keyboards. I’m obsessed with switches, owning 100+ sets–trying to find the perfect … Read more

The 8 Best Wireless Mechanical Keyboards (For 2022)

Do you know what STINKS? Wires everywhere. Cables & Cords. Desktop clutter. *gasps A wireless keyboard is definitely the way to go if you’re looking for more flexibility for your work (or gaming). Plus, USB slots are valuable! 😎 As somebody who owns over 50+ mechanical keyboards (I know, #NerdAlert), but who also likes to … Read more

The 10 Best Gaming Keyboards (For Every Budget)

Gaming & mechanical keyboards–name a more iconic duo. If you’re reading this, you’re probably ready to step up your gaming and start clacking & thocking your way to pwning noobs…but there’s just one probably. There’s an INSANE amount of gaming keyboards to choose from now. 🤯 This is my review of the best gaming keyboards … Read more

✋ EVERYTHING SWITCHES

Cherry MX Switches: A Complete Guide & Comparison (2022)

Cherry MX switches are THE original switch for mechanical keyboards. They’ve been around for decades, and are STILL popular (and for good reason)! But which Cherry switches are best? There’s still a ton to choose from–from the classic MX Reds to the new MX Ergo clears. Linear? Tactile? or Clicky? In this guide, we’ll break … Read more

Cherry MX Black Clear Top (Nixie) Review & Sound Test

The mechanical keyboard community is funny… The Cherry Black Clear Top switches (called “nixies”) were around in the 1980s, and somehow developed a fun cult following among keyboard enthusiasts… But the old “nixies” were expensive and hard to find. Thankfully, Cherry decided to do something fun for the community and officially release the Cherry MX … Read more

Are Blue Switches Good for Gaming? The Details, Explained.

I’m going to be really honest… I don’t understand why so many gamers & mechanical keyboard enthusiasts hate clicky switches (including Cherry MX Blue, etc, etc). There might be a few reasons that clicky switches aren’t the best for gaming… But the answer is more nuanced than that! So. Are blue switches good for gaming? … Read more

Are Red Switches Good for Gaming? Why?

If you’re a PC gamer, there are a few things you’re CONSTANTLY on the lookout for… So when it comes to mechanical keyboards, red linear switches are by FAR the preferred choice. But why?? Let’s get into it 😉 Are Red Switches Good for Gaming? Yes, but there are other switches that work great for … Read more

What are Gateron Milky switches? (Details & Differences)

Gateron is a VERY popular mechanical keyboard switch brand… (and a cheaper alternative to Cherry switches, Boba, ZealPC, and others). But I get it. ☹️ There are a LOT of different switch options and it can be overwhelming to sort through them! So what are Gateron Milky Switches? Gateron Milky Switches are made with different … Read more
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The 9 Best Silent Switches for Your Keyboard (2023)

It’s no secret that mechanical keyboards are KNOWN to be loud. But believe it or not, they don’t HAVE to be overly clicky, clacky, and loud! And the best news? There are loads of silent switches you can put into your keyboard, that still sound and feel amazing. I’ve typed on hundreds of switches over … Read more

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The 29 Best Mechanical Keyboards, RANKED (For 2022)

I can honestly say that my LIFE was changed forever…when I accidentally got my first mechanical keyboard. It was 2019, and I had been using my Macbook Pro’s keyboard for a decade (*shudder). I was hooked. Since then, I’ve dedicated my life to helping other people understand mechanical keyboards so THEY can have a life-changing … Read more
best mechanical keyboard for mac

The 7 Best Mechanical Keyboards for Mac [2022]

Mac users rejoice! 🍎 As a long-time Mac user, I’m proud to say that there are TONS of mechanical keyboards that work great for Macs! But since most keyboards aren’t SPECIFICALLY made for MacOS, we’ve done our best to categorize these recommendations to help you find the right ‘keeb! But first, here’s our top 3 … Read more
How Many Keys Are on a 80% Keyboard

How many keys are on a 80% keyboard? (Layout Details)

80% keyboards are probably the most popular mechanical keyboard size of all time. It has enough keys to be highly functional, but with a sleeker layout that saves desk space over full-sized 100% keyboards! Here’s more details 👇 How many keys are on a 80% keyboard? There are usually 87 keys on a 80% keyboard. … Read more
How Many Keys Are on a 75% Keyboard

How Many Keys Are on a 75% Keyboard? (Layout Details)

A 75% keyboard might just be the best BALANCE between size & functionality. It’s small enough to save deskspace (and look cool), but retains enough functionality and ease of use–for just about anybody! Here are more details 👇 How many keys are on a 75% keyboard? There are usually 84 keys on a 75% keyboard. … Read more

Cherry MX Switches: A Complete Guide & Comparison (2022)

Cherry MX switches are THE original switch for mechanical keyboards. They’ve been around for decades, and are STILL popular (and for good reason)! But which Cherry switches are best? There’s still a ton to choose from–from the classic MX Reds to the new MX Ergo clears. Linear? Tactile? or Clicky? In this guide, we’ll break … Read more
How many keys are on a 65% keyboard

How many keys are on a 65% keyboard? (Layout Details)

Out of all of the (many) keyboards that I own, the 65% is probably my favorite size! I’m literally writing this article on one 🙂 It saves desk space and looks cool–but I do love my dedicated arrow keys. Here’s more details 👇 How many keys are on a 65% keyboard? There are usually 67 … Read more

Cherry MX Black Clear Top (Nixie) Review & Sound Test

The mechanical keyboard community is funny… The Cherry Black Clear Top switches (called “nixies”) were around in the 1980s, and somehow developed a fun cult following among keyboard enthusiasts… But the old “nixies” were expensive and hard to find. Thankfully, Cherry decided to do something fun for the community and officially release the Cherry MX … Read more
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How Many Keys Are on a 40% Keyboard? (Layout Details)

If you’re looking for a tiny (but surprisingly functional) mechanical keyboard, the 40% size is a keyboard nerd’s dream! ⌨️ But there aren’t a lot of keys to work with, and it’s vital you learn the function shortcuts. But still–so CUTE. Here’s more details 👇 How many keys are on a 40% keyboard? There are … Read more

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