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  • What Is a Hotswap Mechanical Keyboard?
    November 6, 2019 Andrew Lekashman & Alec DeVries

    What Is a Hotswap Mechanical Keyboard?

    Hotswap technology in mechanical keyboards is inevitable. Removing and adding switches without soldering makes keyboards easy to take care of, but hotswap may mean different things as it penetrates the market. Learn more about hotswap keyboards here to avoid confusion.
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  • The Silo Beam Switch
    April 18, 2019 Jacob Alexander

    The Silo Beam Switch

    The Keystone mechanical keyboard brings brand new switch technology with it! Read about the newest developments in mechanical switches utilizing the famous Hall Effect technology.
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  • The Future of Keyboards
    March 26, 2019 Andrew Lekashman

    The Future of Keyboards

    Computers embody our future. Until recently, technology was slow enough to bottleneck users. That’s no longer the case. Developments in computing power, mobility, and storage speed easily drove the industry forward, resulting in faster machines for decades. Now we’re held back by a lack of human input device innovation — primarily in the field of keyboards.
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  • 2018 Bay Area Mechanical Keyboard Meetup
    November 12, 2018 Andrew Lekashman

    2018 Bay Area Mechanical Keyboard Meetup

    If you’re curious about mechanical keyboards - the perfect way to dive deep into the community is to join a meetup. Mechanical keyboards are a very tactile product - best experienced in person where you can try typing on one that catches your eye.
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  • Commonly Asked Mechanical Keyboard Questions
    October 18, 2018 Andrew Lekashman

    Commonly Asked Mechanical Keyboard Questions

    At Kono Store - we love mechanical keyboards. We work closely with keyboard engineering labs like Input Club and keyboard designers around the world. One of our founding members - Jacob Alexander (HaaTa) has the world’s most extensive collection of historical keyboards and frequently gives talks about the future of human computer interaction.
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  • What Is The Best Cherry MX Compatible Switch?
    August 20, 2018 Alec DeVries

    What Is The Best Cherry MX Compatible Switch?

    The best Cherry MX switch for gaming, typing, or any given task is the one that you prefer. That may seem like a silly answer, but we promise it isn’t. Keep reading this page to find the best mechanical keyboard...

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  • Better Than an Apple Magic Keyboard?!?
    July 11, 2018 Kono Store

    Better Than an Apple Magic Keyboard?!?

    This is the keyboard Apple should be making. The X-1 is an ultra-thin high performance mechanical keyboard. Its sleek design comes with a solid aircraft grade aluminum case, state of the art RGB backlighting, and multi-device Bluetooth connection. The Hexgears...

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