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DREVO Calibur - The Calibur is one of the most affordable wireless mechanical keyboards on the market. It's a compact form factor (65%) keyboard with wireless connectivity (Bluetooth 4.0), PBT keycaps, RGB backlighting, floating key design and Outemu MX style switches.

Vortex Core Review

Vortex CORE Review: Viva Tiny Mechanical Keyboards!

I have a special mechanical keyboard up for review today. The Vortex CORE could end up being a pioneer for 40% form factor keyboards and the future mech market. What makes it so unique? The CORE is not a kit that requires soldering skills for a complex assembly process. It’s not a custom you design and build yourself from the ground up based on a specific PCB. The Vortex CORE is the first mass produced, fully assembled 40% mechanical keyboard for the “mainstream” retail market.

Until now, these ultra compact 40% layouts have been mostly relegated to a hardcore niche audience, even among keyboard enthusiasts. Does the Vortex CORE have what it takes to invigorate the 40% market the same way its predecessor, the Poker series, did with 60% mechanical keyboards? We shall see… Continue reading

Vortex Core 40% Mechanical Keyboard Review

Vortex Core 40% Mechanical Keyboard Now Available from Amazon

Vortex’s next “big” product comes in a tiny package. The Vortex Core 40% mechanical keyboard was just recently made available to order from Amazon (sold by Corus but fulfilled by Amazon).

The Core is a ultra-compact mechanical keyboard with only 47 dedicated keys. It uses multiple function layers and programmability to provide functionality similar to that of larger keyboards, but with a much smaller footprint for improved ergonomics and space-saving ability. Continue reading