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Best of 2012: Gadgets and Tech Products

Best of 2012: Gadgets and Tech Products

From the perspective of folks who cover tech-related happenings, this is always a polarizing time of year. The final weeks of December are generally void of product announcements, yet only two weeks later, we're bombarded with new gadgets at CES.

Before we move on to the latest and greatest devices of 2013, we figure it's worth revisiting some of 2012's most popular devices as suggested by our Product Finder, which includes reviews by hundreds of seasoned specialists across the Web. We've included 59 products across 14 categories along with their aggregate review score and a brief commentary that explains why they're special.

Roccat ships $100 Isku FX backlit gaming keyboard

Roccat ships $100 Isku FX backlit gaming keyboard

Roccat has announced the availability of its latest gaming peripheral, the multi-color, macro-laden Isku FX keyboard. Expected to hit shelves later this week for $100 and Є100, the Isku touts in-house features including "Roccat Talk," "Roccat Talk FX" and "Easy Shift"...

Apple iPad Keyboard Folio Round-up

Apple iPad Keyboard Folio Round-up

Modern tablets were designed primarily as media consumption devices. But more recently, units like the Asus Transformer and the Microsoft Surface are challenging this idea with optional keyboards built for each slate. Microsoft in particular is keen on showing consumers that Surface can serve as a legitimate productivity machine.

Unsurprisingly, accessory makers have been selling keyboard units designed specifically for the iPad for quite a while. Today we are checking out three of them from the likes of Belkin, Logitech, and Zagg.

Weekend tech reading: The computer keyboard's evolution

Weekend tech reading: The computer keyboard's evolution

When Bill Buxton worked at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center in the early 1990s, he examined the classic children's homemade telephones: two cups connected by a taut string. He wondered why that same concept couldn't improve computer keyboards. Think about it. The cup is both a...

Logitech unveils G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Logitech unveils G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Logitech has unveiled the G710+ Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. It may come as a surprise to some that this is the company’s first mechanical input device in their 30+ year history. Logitech says the board combines high-speed non-clicking key switches with…
Neowin: Matias Tactile Pro 3 Keyboard Review

Neowin: Matias Tactile Pro 3 Keyboard Review

We like mechanical keyboards. Mechanical keyboards are cool, and the one we have here today is bright white, making it a rare specimen. Neowing got their hands on the Matias Tactile Pro 3, which they'll be examining in this review while…
Weekend Open Forum: How did you learn to type?

Weekend Open Forum: How did you learn to type?

I grew up in a generation where computers and the Internet were just starting to become a “big thing.” As such, there were multiple computer-related courses as electives in middle and high school. As a tech geek at heart, I signed up for the majority of courses offered...

Neowin: Das Keyboard Professional S review

Neowin: Das Keyboard Professional S review

Computer users in the 1990s may remember the IBM Model M keyboard for varying reasons. The Model M was a mechanical keyboard, providing a highly audible feedback as a result of this. It garnered something of a reputation for this…
Microsoft offers ergonomic keyboard for $20

Microsoft offers ergonomic keyboard for $20

Microsoft has unveiled the new Comfort Curve Keyboard 3000, the company's latest keyboard offering superior comfort and an ergonomist-approved contour shape. You'll be able to buy it in August from Amazon, Office Depot, and Microsoft.com for $20, though you should…