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Microsoft confirms that mouse and keyboard support for the Xbox game console is due next week, and that battle-royale hit Fortnite will be among the first games.
Acer's Predator Aethon 500 isn't a bad value-add for pre-built PCs, but its $180 price tag is steep for a Kailh Blue-equipped keyboard with some very strange design choices.
Logitech’s K810 is a compact six-row QWERTY keyboard that supports Windows 7 and up, Android, and Apple iOS. We like its design and feel, though it lacks the handy docking slot we've seen on similar products.
The Corsair K70 with Cherry MX Speed switches is $130 at Amazon today.
You’re not using the crummy keyboard that came with your PC, are you? Are you? We hand-tested these wireless models to find better options for your daily driver.
An Aukey 87-key mechanical keyboard with Outemu Blue switches and per-row backlighting is $26 on Amazon today.
The esports company finally made an esports-worthy peripheral. The Fnatic Streak is, as of this moment, probably the best bang-for-your-buck RGB keyboard on the market.
Corsair's K63 is held back a bit by short battery life, but if you're in the market for a wireless mechanical keyboard with backlighting and real Cherry MX switches? Well, this is pretty much your only option.
HyperX's flagship keyboard has brilliant lighting and true Cherry MX switches, but it's oversized and a bit pricey. Oh, and did we mention HyperX's software utility takes up over a gigabyte of space?
The Logitech MK320 keyboard feels fine and boasts solid wireless connectivity plus programmable keys for a bargain price, but its included, stiff-buttoned mouse doesn’t quite pass muster.
The Logitech MK520 keyboard and mouse combo boasts roomy, comfy and quiet keys, a smooth and substantial mouse, and dedicated media buttons. It's also affordable, easy to set up, and highly customizable.
The Logitech Wireless Wave Combo MK550 could be just the thing for typists with aching wrists and tendons, provided you warm to the wave-like keyboard design.
Available for as little as $20 online, the MK270 looks and feels a bit cheap, and it makes a fair amount of racket as you type. That said, the MK270's keys feel relatively springy and it's easy to set up.
For the keyboard nerds: Razer's Huntsman Elite has optical switches. For everyone else: The wrist rest is RGB-enabled. No, seriously.
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