Exclusive Sneak Peek Review: X-Bows Ergonomic Keyboard with Mechanical Keys

x-bows keyboard review

We were fortunate to get an early release sample of a new ergonomic keyboard, X-bows, which launches today on Kickstarter. The X-Bows is a USB ergonomic keyboard with mechanical keys. It’s compact but offers a full keyboard experience and works across Macs, PCs, Chromebooks, and Linux machines. What is unique about this keyboard is what […]

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DIY Ergonomic Keyboard

dyi ergonomic keyboard with mechanical keys

Ever thought about making your own ergonomic keyboard? If so this post is for you! I’ve enjoyed checking out the DIY keyboard builds over at the Reddit Mechanical Keyboard community for some time. And from time to time, people share their split keyboards. Why mechanical keyboards? Most manufacturers make keyboards from one circuit board and […]

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Important Note about Buying an Ergonomic Keyboard for a Chromebook

chromebook keyboard

Chromebooks are no longer fringe devices. Way back in 2015, Chromebooks outsold Macs. In the educational market, Chromebooks are dominating and growing quarter after quarter. During the first quarter of 2017 58% of computers sold were Chromebooks. Windows had 31% of the market and Macs 11%. Chances are someone you know is now using a […]

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Top Ergonomic Gifts for College-Bound Students

for College-Bound Students

Want to give the best ergonomic gifts to a college-bound freshmen? Start them now on ergonomic devices. Imagine how much computer time your college-bound freshmen are going to have for the rest of their lives. If a couple of ergonomic devices get them started with good device usage habits, your gift will keep on giving. […]

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Apple’s 1993 Ergonomic Keyboard

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Having used Apples and then Macs continuously since the 1990s, their keyboards are everything you would wish for except for good ergonomics. They sure are beautiful and have incredible engineering to produce good touch feel and spacing. Wonder how many people know that in 1993, a full year before Microsoft launched their first ergonomic keyboard, […]

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When was the first Ergonomic Keyboard launched?

How old are ergonomic keyboards? About as old as the Web. The World Wide Web was launched in 1991. A year later, in 1992 Kinesis Corporation started selling the very first ergonomic keyboard, The Model 100. The pic above is the very first one off the line, serial number 0001 (found via their tweet)! In […]

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Most Popular Ergonomic Keyboards 2017

There’s something to be said about the most popular of anything. While the list below may not be my personal favorite or in any way the most appropriate ergonomic keyboard for you, as of this blog post (June 2017) they are the most popular ergonomic keyboards on the Internet’s largest retailer, Amazon. 1. Logitech Wireless […]

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Best Ergonomic Keyboards for 2017 – Complete Guide with Reviews

We’ve published long form reviews on ergonomic keyboards since 2011. We really know which ergonomic keyboards are the best in the world. So what’s the best ergonomic keyboard? We wish we could point you to one model that would work for everyone. That simply can’t be done. We are all so very different. A chair […]

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Contour Balance Keyboard Review

One minor drawback to my favorite pointing device, the Contour RollerMouse Red, is that it tends to limit your choice of keyboards. A Goldtouch, for example, works poorly with a RollerMouse due to its shape. So does a Microsoft Sculpt, or pretty much anything else with an integrated palm rest. Even plain old straight keyboards […]

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Matias Ergo Pro Keyboard Review

It’s here. The long-anticipated Matias Ergo Pro, the fulfillment of every ergonomic dream and the highest ideal of all keyboards everywhere. Okay, maybe I exaggerate a bit. Let me just put it this way: as Alan Ladd said in a certain well-known Western, “It’s as good as any, and better than most.”

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Penclic Desktop Review – Mouse, Keyboard, And NiceTouch

If you spend much time following ergonomics on Twitter (what, you don’t?) it’s hard to miss the presence of Penclic. This European manufacturer makes, and heavily promotes, a mouse that looks like a pen stuck to its inkwell. As you may recall, I’ve reviewed that mouse before. There’s a new version now, which purports to […]

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Matias Mini Quiet Pro Mechanical Keyboard Review

I’m a fan of mechanical keyboards – but a frustrated fan, because to date I have not found one in an ergonomic shape I can use. That’s why I’m excited about Matias, the Canadian keyboard maker that will soon be releasing its sure-to-be-amazing Ergo Pro. Alas, when I contacted the company, I was told that […]

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