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GeneralAndroid phone? Use Teams? Sign in, or you can't phone the emergency services. Pin
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GeneralMechanical keyboards - where the heck do I begin? Pin
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I bought a relatively inexpensive Logitech mechanical keyboard, model K840 last time around. The keytops aren't molded, but have worn well over two years of use. I got it at Best Buy for around $80. It's probably one of the least expensive mechanicals I've seen. It's pretty tough, too. My bit of keyboarding fame is that I broke the keyboard on a DEC VT100[^] terminal long ago in the by-and-by. Those suckers could be run over by a truck and not miss a keystroke, but I broke the thing.

There seem to be lots of gimmicks in the keyboard world. Lots of gaming entertainment garbage for the kiddies. For serious keyboard artiste's, it's almost as bad as the audiophile crap you used to see sold for outrageous prices. Keyboard springs tuned to sub-micron tolerances. Low-oxygen cables with 24K gold connectors. You get the idea.

Since you're going to be using this 8+ hours a day, I strongly suggest going about it one of two ways:

1. Go inexpensive, order ones you like based on the description, and be willing to chuck it on the spare hardware pile if it annoys you.

2. Spend the money, but go to a store and try the thing out before you lay out $200 or more.
Software Zen: delete this;

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