Xah Keyboard Blog 2017-04

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

French Keyboard Layout (new)

Rheinmetall Portable Ergonomic Typewriter

Standardizing Modern Keyboard Layout

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SemiErgo layout. https://github.com/mtei/SemiErgo_Layout

today, there are so many ergonomic keyboard layouts, each one is very different, and there's no standard.

the project there seems to try to come up with a standardized layout, that's semi-ergonomic.

The design is very sensible.

Kailh Switch Keyboards (new keyboard photo)

Pinyin Letter Frequency and Keyboard Layout 拼音字母頻率 鍵盤佈局

Maltron Keyboard Review (minor update)

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Rii Mini Wireless Keyboard
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Sony Home Computer HB-101

Kensington Expert Mouse (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 Keypads (added video review of X-keys)

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

IBM Model M keyboard (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)

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lofree dot keyboard

Royal Bar-Lock Typewriter

Guide to Keyboard Key Switch Mechanisms (updated, new photos)

Using a Second Keyboard as Programable Keypad

Genovation Controlpad CP24 Keypad
Genovation Programable Keypad

(new page. video review)

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Self-Destruct Keyboard in movie Alien

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

Keyboard Planet 6 (new model)

Dactyl keyboard (new pretty photo)

What's Mouse Polling Rate (on its own page)

How to Choose a Gaming Mouse? (updated)

Mac: Keyboard/Automation Tools

(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 keyboard

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

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Left Handed Mouse


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