Optical vs Mechanical Switches – Which is better?
  • Apr 25
  • Keycaps 101

Optical vs Mechanical Switches – Which is better?

Posted by: amy-golden

If you've been around for a long time in the keyboard world, you've probably heard of optical switches. But not everyone can tell them apart from regular mechanical switches. Simply put, optical switches are faster, especially for gaming, compared to mechanical switches. However, that doesn't mean mechanical switches are bad; they're actually great for everyday […]

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Gateron Mechanical Switch Color Guide 2024 | Which is the Best for You?
  • Apr 15
  • Keycaps 101

Gateron Mechanical Switch Color Guide 2024 | Which is the Best for You?

Posted by: carson-rutz

Ever heard of Gateron switches but felt overwhelmed by the color-coded options? This Gateron Switch ultimate guide is here to simplify things. We'll break down the world of Gateron switches, explain those color options, and help you find the best Gateron switches for your typing needs. So, let’s get started! What are Gateron switches?  Gateron […]

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Brown Switches: Are They Good For Gaming or Typing?
  • Mar 27
  • Keycaps 101

Brown Switches: Are They Good For Gaming or Typing?

Posted by: carson-rutz

Known for their tactile feedback and relatively quiet operation, Brown switches strike a balance between the linear and clicky switches. However, the debate surrounding their suitability for gaming or typing is a hot topic among keyboard enthusiasts. Are brown switches good for gaming or typing, or do they fall short in either domain? Let's delve […]

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Finding The Best Low Profile Switches of 2024
  • Aug 22
  • Keycaps 101

Finding The Best Low Profile Switches of 2024

Posted by: carson-rutz

Low-profile switches are shorter and more compact than normal counterparts, yet benefit users in a variety of ways. Consider buying a set? Sadly, finding the best low-profile switches may be much like looking for a needle in a haystack. Be at ease! We’ve compiled a list of top-rated low-profile switches on the market now. Are […]

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Best XDA Keycaps - Top Picks for Every Keyboard Enthusiast
  • Aug 02
  • Keycaps 101

Best XDA Keycaps - Top Picks for Every Keyboard Enthusiast

Posted by: amy-golden

In this comprehensive post, we will take you on a thrilling journey through the world of the best XDA keycaps, offering thorough and detailed reviews of the top sets available on the market. From eye-catching color schemes to premium build quality, we've carefully curated this list to cater to all your keyboard customization desires. The […]

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What are XDA profile keycaps? A Comprehensive Guide
  • Jul 29
  • Keycaps 101

What are XDA profile keycaps? A Comprehensive Guide

Posted by: amy-golden

What are XDA profile keycaps? If you are an enthusiastic typist and looking to improve your typing experience, you cannot miss XDA profile keycaps for their smooth typing and attractive appearance. With our guide below, you will better understand them and make the best choice for your needs. What are XDA profile keycaps? XDA keycaps […]

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Linear vs Tactile vs Clicky Switches: An In-Depth Comparison
  • Oct 09
  • Keycaps 101

Linear vs Tactile vs Clicky Switches: An In-Depth Comparison

Posted by: carson-rutz

The three types of mechanical switches are linear vs tactile vs clicky switches. In general, what differentiates them from each other are the typing feedback and responsive sound when pressing the keys. Normally, you will find keyboards with one type of switch from one brand. However, the beauty of a mechanical keyboard is that you […]

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Halo True Vs Halo Clear Switches: Which is Better?
  • Sep 17
  • Keycaps 101

Halo True Vs Halo Clear Switches: Which is Better?

Posted by: carson-rutz

Since both Halo True and Halo Clear are two high quality tactile switches manufactured by KaiHua, there is always debate over which one to choose. Following such a debate, in today's post, we will analyze each of the factors in this comparison of Halo True vs Halo Clear switches based completely on all technical criteria […]

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10 Best Clicky Switches for your mechanical keyboard in 2024
  • Sep 13
  • Keycaps 101

10 Best Clicky Switches for your mechanical keyboard in 2024

Posted by: carson-rutz

If you are one who does not like to be confined in the quiet workplace, a clicky switch is the best solution. The clickety-clack sound of clicky switches provides a delightful satisfaction that you won't experience with any other switch types. However, there are thousands of brands of clicky switches on the market today, which […]

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10 Best Linear Switches for your Mechanical Keyboard (Expert picks in 2024)
  • Sep 11
  • Keycaps 101

10 Best Linear Switches for your Mechanical Keyboard (Expert picks in 2024)

Posted by: amy-golden

You may know that mechanical keyboards can be used with linear, tactile, or clicky switches, among other switch types. Some key switches are virtually silent, while others generate a slight clicking sound. But which one is best for both typing and gaming? You have undoubtedly been wondering about this for a time. For those of […]

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