keyboards

click clack

The Company That Makes Mechanical Keyboards Clack

Cherry has been around since the 1950s and is best known for its mechanical keyboard switches, but the company has only been defined by its switches in the past decade. Here’s why.
Ernie Smith
7.10.18
doom

Behold 'Doom 2' Being Displayed on a Single Keyboard Key

Proof that everything on the internet isn't terrible.
David Bixenspan
12.14.16
Music

​How Casio’s Tinny Keyboards Quietly Inspired a Music Revolution

Casio claimed it could fit the sounds of dozens of musical instruments into its keyboards. Maybe it wasn't totally true, but the Casiotone gave us a lot.
Ernie Smith
11.23.16
Premieres

Anagnorisis Finally Hit Their Stride on the Bombastic New Album 'Peripeteia'

Stream the grand, coldly melodic third album from this Kentucky black metal outfit.
Kim Kelly
10.19.16
short circuit

Google and Microsoft Now Have Smartphone Apps for People with Small Hands

A couple of newly released keyboard apps are great news for people struggling to type on their enormous phone.
Nicholas Deleon
5.9.16
brief histories

Instigate Sonic Violence: A Not-so-Brief History of the Synthesizer’s Impact on Heavy Metal

Locrian's Terence Hannum explores the profound impact that synthesizers have had on heavy music, from Queen to Iron Maiden to Mayhem.
Terence Hannum
3.18.16
News

Here's Why Windows Users Quit With Alt+F4, Not Alt+Q

It actually makes a lot of sense.
Matthew Braga
12.10.15
apps

BlackBerry Is Finally Making an Android Phone Because It Can't Afford Not To

And yes, it has a keyboard.
Matthew Braga
9.25.15
video

The Enormous, 1000-Plus Emoji Keyboard

Bringing back hunt-and-peck typing.
Rachel Pick
9.24.15
Holy Shit

Ghost's Infernally Majestic New Album Is Now Streaming in its Entirety

Honestly? 'Meliora' is really good.
Noisey Staff
8.17.15
NSFW

Flirtmojis Are Emojis for Dirty Sexting Fiends

The creators say they want to help teens sext safely and make sure people have access to "different types of vaginas."
Sophie Saint Thomas
12.20.14