Xah Keyboard Blog Archive 2017-04

Alt Graph Key, Compose Key, Dead Key (updated)

French Keyboard Layouts (new)

Rheinmetall Portable Ergonomic Typewriter

Standardizing Modern Keyboard Layout

Idiocy of International Keyboard Layouts

Kaihua Kailh Switch (new keyboard photo)

Pinyin Letter Frequency 拼音字母頻率

Maltron Keyboard (minor update)

rii mini wireless keyboard 21045
Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard Buy at amazon

Kensington Expert (new photo of the old 2001 model)

DT225 Trackball (updated. photo of roller)

Function Key vs Key Chord, Which is Healthier, Which is Faster?

Promethium51 Keyboard

Programable Keypad (added video review of X-keys)

Keyboards with Volume Wheel (new keyboard with disk design for volume control)

IBM Model M keyboard (1985) (added video)

Azio MK Retro Keyboard (now a pink-gold version)

Artistic Keycap Gallery 2 (alien xenomorph xx121 keycap)

Steam Punk Keyboard (added a video review)

BrokerTec Keyboard (stock trading keyboard)

Royal Bar-Lock Typewriter

Keyboard Key Switch Mechanisms (updated, new photos)

Using a Second Keyboard as Programable Keypad

(new page. video review)

for under $100 budget, your best keyboard is probably between MS Sculpt Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard or a cheap chinese mech Water Resistant Mechanical Keyboard

Keyboard Planet 6 (new model)

Dactyl keyboard (new pretty photo)

What is Mouse Polling Rate (on its own page)

How to Choose a Mouse (updated)

Mac: Keyboard Software Guide

(added Mac ControllerMate review. A USB level remap software.)

Charles Babbage's mouse pointer

3 great tales of design, of things that are critical but not talked about.

the guy (Marcin Wichary) is also doing a lot research on keyboard. Tons of things i haven't seen before. Follow him at https://twitter.com/mwichary

CM Storm NovaTouch, was $300 now $200. Happy Hacking's Topre switch but Cherry MX compatible stem for custom keycaps. watch video review at

CM Storm NovaTouch

Mouse Reviews 🖱 Major update. Now, mouses are grouped into good and bad.