Review: Spark, the $25 Standing Desk by Ergodriven

spark standing desk converter

Can you really buy a stand up desk for $25? Yes, if you consider a cardboard setup version that sits on top of your existing desk that may last up to a year or two. If you have considered switching to a standing desk but you are not yet ready to make the financial commitment […]

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Review: NKEY G512 Mouse, The Smallest Ergonomic Mouse with the PW 3360 Sensor

Nkey G512 Spark Review

Shot out to Reddit user BananaVoid who wrote the following review over on Overclock.net’s forum. It’s a really comprehensive review. We’re sharing this review as there are not many somewhat ergonomic mice that use one of the best performance sensors in the world. BananaVoid bought an NKEY G512 mouse from a seller on Gmarket (a Korean […]

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Review: R-Go Break HE Ergonomic Mouse with Anti-RSI Software

r-go break mouse review

When you select a glove, you have to select a size. Computer mice are a bit like gloves. Too small or too large and they will not work as intended. Using a mouse that is not right-sized could lead to discomfort or even pain from repetitive stress injuries (RSI). Computer mice, in fact, are one […]

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Review: Topo Standing Mat by Ergodriven

I’ve had a few months to use the Topo Standing Mat by Ergodriven. The company claims that their “patent-pending, calculated terrain” encourages frequent movement. Having written a bunch of patents in my day, what is unique enough to patent doesn’t immediately jump out at me. This mat has a bunch of ridges at different heights and a […]

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Five Years Using a Standing Desk – Random Thoughts and Suggestions

ikea standing desk via Mack Male on Flickr

You’ve likely seen articles on the pros and cons of using a standing desk. Some are positive like this  Wired article calling sitting the “smoking of our generation.” Others are neutral to negative like this U.S. News report that standing desks do more harm. This is not an article to convince you to stand but to […]

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Giveaway of an X-Bows Ergonomic Mechanical Keyboard!

xbows wrist option

We were lucky to get an early peek at the X-Bows Ergonomic Mechanical Keyboard and now running a giveaway to send this keyboard on to one lucky winner! Their Kickstarter campaign ended successfully so those that ordered so start getting their keyboards early 2018. But….one lucky winner will get one this year. Just use the […]

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Case Study: One Approach to Optimizing Ergonomic Keyboard Layouts

planck manual keyboard

I’m grateful to Reddit user Alexadar who wrote this article for publishing on AllThingsErgo. He describes an approach to resolve some of the keyboard ergonomic issues related to the keyboard layout, and outlines the ideas he used to achieve his ultimate keyboard layout. Thanks for reading! Ergonomic v. “Regular” Keyboards As “regular” I consider all the […]

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Ways to use Smartphones and Tablets Ergonomically

smartphone productivity

Are you one of the many typical zombie-fied cellphone-addicted people, connected in the modern digital world of emails, social media and the internet? Nowadays, it’s difficult to pinpoint something that can’t be found, bought or watched online, directly from our smartphone or tablet in the palm of our hands. With a whole list of possibilities at our fingertips, […]

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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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Ergonomic Innovations Gel Keyboard Wrist Rest Pad Review

Keyboard wrist rest and mouse pad review

What’s an ergonomic gift you can give almost anyone? Mouse and keyboard pads! That’s because almost every computer setup should have proper rest pads but many people don’t have a set. These also make great inexpensive gifts that send a message that you care about health. Look around your office and home. You’ll find tons […]

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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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Goldtouch Semi-Vertical Mouse Review

The Goldtouch Semi-Vertical Mouse we’re looking at today is not to be confused with the Goldtouch Comfort Mouse, which I reviewed a few years ago. This new offering from Key Ovation is more nearly vertical than the old Comfort Mouse, has more buttons, and adds a removable palm rest. Let’s take a look.

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