For many writers and gamers, nothing beats an old-fashioned “clicky” keyboard. But the keyboard’s feel depends on what sort of mechanical switches are used in the keys, and there are a number of different types. Even the vaunted Cherry MX switches come in several different color-coded varieties. Alex Cocilova, writing for PCWorld, explains the differences in available switches — including required actuation force, noise, and multitasking performance. If you’ve been considering a mechanical keyboard, be sure to read this first. follow link
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Mechanical Keyboards Explained
I love those keyboards (I have around 4-5 of the clicky kind alone), so all information is interesting.
By the way, I *finally* found a portable keyboard for my iPad which is somewhat Clicky. I wrote this:
It's funny. I could never type very well until I got a Powerbook with it's silent short throw keys. It finally stopped me from trying to type like I was on an old unpowered manual typewriter. Needless to say I never went back!