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Office gear you didn’t know you needed

These products can take your workday from tedious to terrific.

Review: SteelSeries Apex is a supersized keyboard for any gamer

Keyboards that really stand out are tough to come by, but the SteelSeries Apex will turn heads with its large size and colorfully lighted keys. It hits the perfect sweet spot for the entry-level gamer.

The power user’s guide to picking the perfect keyboard

You spend hours with your keyboard—pick a good one. Here's how.

Google releases stock Android keyboard as standalone app

If you have a Samsung TouchWiz-skinned phone or a HTC with the Sense UI, you don't need to go to complicated steps to get a simple and functional keyboard -- just download Google's keyboard from Google Play.

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Microsoft offers free Touch or Type covers with Surface RT tablet purchase

Customers in the United States and Canada can now get a free Touch Cover or Type Cover with the purchase of a Surface RT tablet. Touch Covers usually cost $120 (or $130 for limited edition versions) and Type Covers usually cost $130.

Review: Das Keyboard's Professional Model S Quiet is a mechancial keyboard that won't annoy your coworkers

Mechanical keyboards are just better. They last longer, type better, and give a more satisfying typing experience—but they're loud. Das Keyboard decided enough was enough and released the Professional Model S Quiet, a mechanical keyboard that isn't hell on the ears.

Review: Roccat Isku FX gaming keyboard hits all the right notes

The Roccat Isku FX lacks mechanical keys, but delivers an otherwise excellent typing and gaming experience.

How to use an external keyboard with your iPad

Here's how to use a keyboard with your iPad, as well as a look at some keyboards made especially for that purpose.

Open any folder with the Windows-E keyboard shortcut

With a little AutoHotkey scripting, you can make Windows Explorer open something other than My Computer.

14 killer hardware deals that cost $100

Priced right at $100, these awesome nuggets of technology prove you don't have to spend a fortune to live on the cutting edge.

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Review: Razer's Orbweaver is stylish and completely superfluous

Razer’s Orbweaver gaming keypad offers a different a different take on the traditional keyboard-and-mouse pairing, but doesn't really improve upon it in any meaningful way.