Tag Archives: keyboards

iKey’s newest Bluetooth keyboard has industrial anti-charm

Say hello to iKey’s BT-87-TP, a brutally minimalistic industrial keyboard with a touchpad built in. Though it lacks a separate numeric keypad, it doesn’t chop the function keys and has Bluetooth to keep the world wire-free. Two AA batteries keep … Continue reading

Korg’s tiny USB midi instrument set gets first look

Music Radar is first to receive the tiny keyboard, synth pad and fader deck that comprise Korg’s nanoSeries. They look like toys, warns reviewer Ben Rogerson–are they? Let’s give you the good news first: the nanoSeries devices are certainly small. … Continue reading

Apple’s Aluminum Keyboard: not user-serviceable

Ever thought of trying to dismantle one of Apple’s industrial-looking metal keyboards? Don’t.

Space Invaders invade portable rubber keyboards

Space Invaders as a bendy keyboard looks great, but $40? Shoot that. Product Page [BBShopping viaTechnabob

Joel’s next keyboard: Crayola EZ Type

BBG supremo Joel Johnson is currently away, but I know our rainbow-loving leader would be enchanted by the bright colors of Crayola’s EZ Type keyboard. A close inspection of the $30 USB model, however, reveals a somewhat cocked-up layout, with … Continue reading

Luxeed Dynamic Pixel LED keyboards

Luxeed’s Amazing Technicolor LED Keyboards, like a blot of acid, are a love-it-or-leave-it affair. I love them, personally: I’ve always suspected that my keyboard was the gayest component of my computer setup — a precious soul, struggling to conform to … Continue reading

Top X: 10 Perfectly Pure Gadgets

By BBG Staff Perfection? Some gadgets are already perfect. They don’t need further technological advancement. They’re pure. If you change one thing about them significantly, you make them worse. You change their nature entirely. When someone finally comes up with … Continue reading

Infinium Labs finally releases the Phantom Lapboard

After six years of highly-entertaining internet drama, Phantom Entertainment (nee Infinium Labs) have finally released their first product: the Phantom Lapboard. Back in the halcyon days of gadget gossip, the Lapboard was to be the controller-of-choice for the mythical Phantom … Continue reading

Black leather keyboard doesn’t need letters

Kazuharu Sakura’s leather keyboard is beautiful, minimalist, and tactile. And when you’re done with it, you can use it as a BDSM paddle! There’s no price listed, but the artist’s other work isn’t insanely overpriced. Kazuharu Sakura: Handmade Keyboard Art! … Continue reading

Keyboard design lacks keys

Keyboards with no physical feedback are a singular offense against nature: it’s one of those design canards that never goes away. Kong Fanwen’s No-Key Keyboard is the latest, but it does have one bonus: beauty! How might these things be … Continue reading