Nathaniel Hirschler

Vortex CYPHER Review

Vortex CYPHER Review

What's Included Keyboard Itself 1.8m USB Type-C Cable User Manual Build Quality The case on the CYPHER is made out of plastic instead of the cast aluminum that we usually see on Vortex keyboards. This is probably why the CYPHER starts at just $94.99, instead of the $119.[…]

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Coffee Roasting

Coffee Roasting

Coffee. How did we discover that a seed grown at high altitudes, and then fermented, dried, milled, roasted to varying degrees, ground, and brewed, would be so satisfying to drink in the morning? I wonder this almost every time I make myself a cup. What doesn't require a machine (yet,[…]

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BenQ ScreenBar Review

BenQ ScreenBar Review

It illuminates your entire desk with even bright light. It allows you to adjust the color temperature and brightness. It's USB powered. It's sleek, and the clip is well designed. I'm not sure what else you need in a desk lamp, but this is the best one I have ever used.[…]

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Cherry MX Board 5.0 Review

Cherry MX Board 5.0 Review

I like that Cherry listened and switched to PBT keycaps, but it seems to be at the cost of lower build quality. The switch to an aluminum plate is disappointing, and introducing more plastic into the case itself isn't great for the look or feel.[…]

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New Planck PCB REV 6: Hot-Swap or Low-Cost. You choose.

New Planck PCB REV 6: Hot-Swap or Low-Cost. You choose.

OLKB is at it again with a brand new Planck PCB! This time, there are two options at two different price points. Jack Humbert (owner and operator of OLKB) has stated an estimated ship date of July 9th, 2018, and he will be sharing stock with multiple stores in the[…]

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