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Old 12-10-2011, 07:36 PM   #41
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I'm still considering it, but the one I really want ( Deck Legend Ice) is 180$


They encourage modding and won't void your warranty for doing so. How cool is that?!

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Old 12-10-2011, 07:57 PM   #42
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i'm definitely no gamer, but i like using my desktops as media centers in my apt
and i think this is a great choice for doing that

i think i got the mouse/keyboard combo for like $120 at the local microcenter
http://www.gyration.com/index.php/us...use-elite.html

rf works like a champ - rechargeable battery lasts forever (on the mouse), and it works just like a wiimote
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16823109191

Got this on sale for 29 bucks. Pretty damn sweet...
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Buy the cheap-*** Staples or Office Depot keyboards for less than $12 (less than $9 on sale), and throw them out when they have any problems. Hell, throw them out just to get a new, clean one.
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http://store.razerzone.com/store/raz...oryId.49136200

I like the crunchy mechanical keys.
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Logitech g500 here, it's ok.
I loved my old ms ones like Joe has, lasted years.

Daskeyboard in blank is uggg

I need to clean my kb, it's nasty
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Old 12-13-2011, 06:12 PM   #47
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Ended up ordering the Logitech illuminated wireless board from Amazon. Should be here tmr.

I hate using the laptop when I have 2 23" monitors to the left of me. Thankfully I've been working foundation work pretty full time so I havent had a chance to get too pissed off.
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Old 12-13-2011, 06:16 PM   #48
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I like the crunchy mechanical keys.
What's up with the mechanical keyboard craze these days and what's so cool about it. I've read a few descriptions but still don't understand the difference in feel.
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Old 12-13-2011, 06:45 PM   #49
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What's up with the mechanical keyboard craze these days and what's so cool about it. I've read a few descriptions but still don't understand the difference in feel.
The difference is your fingers feel a CLICK when the key activates. So instead of mashing the button all the way down for it to activate, your fingers will learn to push until the CLICK, usually resulting in faster and less strenuous typing. You can get different variations of Cherry MX switches to suit your personal taste or intended usage.

I, for one, cannot wait to get my hands on one because the shift button activates pretty low on my Logitech G15. I find myself getting frustrated when I stop sprinting in some games because the button deactivated even though I only lifted off the key by less than 1 mm.
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Old 12-13-2011, 09:17 PM   #50
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What's up with the mechanical keyboard craze these days and what's so cool about it. I've read a few descriptions but still don't understand the difference in feel.


It's the difference between a trojan enz, and a crown skinless skin.
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Old 12-13-2011, 10:05 PM   #51
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I got this but not so crazy about it !!

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Old 01-04-2012, 06:05 PM   #52
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I haven't updated this since the new keyboard came and figured I'd share my thoughts quick.

All things considered, its ****. I love it! I don't know what I did before I have illuminated keys! lol

I charge it once a week and it'll hold its charge all week long with regular use. No mis-types due to wireless issues. Keys are much nicer to type on than my last board. NO issues as of yet.

Overall I recommend this board for anyone looking for something new.

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I got the Logitech MX Performance Wireless mouse just before xmas. The new laser technology works well on my new desktop - the previous MX518 was giving me trouble. It is rechargeable (unfortunately not Lion), it has a single AA NiMh cell which can charge through a computer's USB port (you can actually charge it while you use the mouse). What I really like is the selectable click/no click on the wheel. Want precision scolling? Push a button to select clicking on the wheel. Want superfast scrolling? Push the same button again to deactivate the clicking action. 3 leds let you know the battery status, there are a total of 9 buttons on this thing (not including the click/no click button), it has a true on/off switch to save on batteries, and it has the unifying receiver - so since I also have a Logitech wireless keyboard (K340), I only use one receiver for the both of them. Win.
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I'm still loving my discontinued MX Revolution. I was worried the battery was crapping out after only 3 years and started investigating my options. Turns out it uses a pretty easy-to-find battery (one of two styles, depending on the age of the mouse) and it IS replaceable if you dont mind cutting holes in the feets.

Turns out it just wasn't charging the last time I cradled it...

Otherwise, the new MX Performance would have been on my [company's] shortlist.
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Logitech Performance Mouse MX
I also own this. It's fantastic.
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Here it is.

The ultimate keyboarding experience.

Presenting Optimus Maximus:



Every one of the 113 keys is a 48x48 color OLED display. Ever wished you could easily switch your keyboard layouts between QWERTY, DVORAK, Hebrew, Dari, Pashto and Klingon at the touch of a button? Ever wish you could type every single one of the 109,000 characters in the extended unicode family (including the invisible ones) without having to memorize a bunch of Alt-key combinations?

Well wish no more. This can be yours for the paltry sum of $2,068.

http://www.artlebedev.com/everything/optimus/maximus/
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And, of course, the ultimate mouse.

When it comes to clothing, fashions come and go and come back again. Thankfully for us, t-shirts and jeans will always be in style. It's just a matter of picking the appropriate cut and style of jeans. But when it comes to computer fashion, once things go out, they seem to stay out. Gone are the days of giant towers, monstrous CRTs, noisy dot matrix printers and noisier modems.

Do you yearn for that simpler time? This Retro Mouse has all the style of the days of big hair, punk, blue eyeshadow, and leather, but the insides of a fancy optical mouse. It's compatible with PC or Mac; just as long as you have an available USB port, you can swap it in for your regularly scheduled mouse and sing some Journey while you click around the web.



Affordably priced at $19.99:

http://www.thinkgeek.com/interests/giftsunder20/e9e8/
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