How to Choose the Best Mechanical Keyboard (and Why You'd Want To)

Mechanical keyboards, or keyboards with full, individual switches under every key, have exploded in popularity recently, although the technology inside is as old as the keyboard itself. There's really no substitute for that solid, clicking sensation under your fingers as you type, and the satisfying sound each key… » 6/04/13 3:56pm 6/04/13 3:56pm

F-35's Pilots Get Iron Man Targeting Upgrade

You probably have heard about the
magical visualization system in the F-35
, the fabled Electro Optical Distributed Aperture System (or DAS) that feeds all kinds of data to pilots using demon helmets. Now it just got a new feature that makes it indistinguishable from Tony Stark's visor: hostile ground fire detection.… » 2/12/13 5:20pm 2/12/13 5:20pm

Das Ultimate Keyboard is Too Cool for Key Legends

We all laughed at that key legend-less leather keyboard the other day, didn't we? Metadot, the makers of the new Ultimate Keyboard didn't: it also skips all that troublesome bother of having labeled keys. Presumably it's in the name of coolness, since the whole thing looks pretty slick and has precision-engineered,… » 7/14/08 10:54am 7/14/08 10:54am