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  1. unad on August 13, 2021 at 9:47 pm

    so pretty

  2. K on August 13, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    Gaming keyboards are that big really

  3. Arya Moghaddam on August 13, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    The sound of her typing is so annoying, I understand her coworkers now!

  4. Oleksii Martens on August 13, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    hey your keyboard mat is dope! Can you drop a link?

  5. Austin Kim on August 13, 2021 at 9:49 pm

    You can disable the auto sleep mode on the keychron! fn + S + O for a couple seconds turns the function off.

  6. Tony Stark on August 13, 2021 at 9:50 pm

    Are you Japanese, Chinese or Korean?

  7. Atsushi Shimura on August 13, 2021 at 9:52 pm

    I want to recommend keyboard is HHKB. Key tops are very nice touch.

  8. Trail Monkey on August 13, 2021 at 9:52 pm

    Ah, yes. The mother of CS

  9. Tomas Av. on August 13, 2021 at 9:56 pm

    Mechanical keys is NOT good for developers..unless you love fucking noise whole day long! πŸ™‚

  10. N T on August 13, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    simp simp simp

  11. MAYUR HEMBROM on August 13, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    hey my name is mayur……

  12. D'Invisible Kat on August 13, 2021 at 9:57 pm

    How do you place your mouse when using the full size keyboard? I find myself having to stretch and twist my arms to reach for the mouse because the keyboard is too long, and it’s giving me pains through extended use.

  13. mayuko on August 13, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    I made a hoodie for my code; line! PREORDER TODAY:

    Also predicted FAQ: My typing speed is 130-141 wpm: (Also come hang in my Twitch streams where I host chill coworking sessions with pomodoro timers M-F)

  14. Anmol Agrawal on August 13, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    In my experience, I actually found the laptop keyboard in a cheap HP laptop that I have better than the HyperX Alloy FPS Pro that I bought for my desktop. Two cons I found with it, – The keys are a bit too easy to actuate, i.e, should have required more force, atleast for me. The other one is that the standard profile keycaps are too big and the curvature in each keycap makes me mistype a lot of words which is accentuated by the first con.

  15. Talwat321 on August 13, 2021 at 9:58 pm

    The ultimate programmer keyboard would just have 2 macro keys, CTRL+C, CTRL+V

  16. Flow on August 13, 2021 at 10:03 pm

    im an normal developer who looking for a good keyboard

  17. Casey Strouse on August 13, 2021 at 10:04 pm

    In my experience the bluetooth on the mx keys is just as laggy and terrible as the Apple keyboard but pretty solid using the unifying receiver. The mouse is tempting but the clicks sound so loud compared to the M590 I’m currently using. Do the loud clicks bother you?

  18. Account personale on August 13, 2021 at 10:05 pm

    Maybe you might be interested in this WASD keyboard:

  19. Bummer on August 13, 2021 at 10:09 pm

    i came here to admire your beauty but I was smitten by your wisdom

  20. Stephen Hagans on August 13, 2021 at 10:10 pm

    Had 2 keychains and they both crapped out on me after a year. Will not buy again.

  21. Jean Apolo on August 13, 2021 at 10:13 pm

    ***Throws down a Shinobi Tex Keyboard on the table and pats it firmly*** You see this, Yes? Look closer… You see the solid and robust plastic? the cherry mx red silent keys? The Thinkpad keyboard design with a ACTUAL red track-point in perfect position in the middle?! This is THE best, function over form, programmer’s keyboard. Hands down. In FACT you don’t even have to take your hands OFF the keyboard to move a mouse cursor or simple text editing with a VIM interface. No other keyboard comes close.

  22. Michael Tse on August 13, 2021 at 10:16 pm

    Best keyboard is the one where all the keys work.

  23. crystalpeaks25 gaming channel on August 13, 2021 at 10:17 pm

    I started with K2 then the K6, now i’m using the k12!

  24. Anon Legion on August 13, 2021 at 10:18 pm

    kinda obvious you getting paid to promote the Logitech

  25. Daniel on August 13, 2021 at 10:19 pm

    That’s strange, my Keychron K4 switches almost instantly

  26. Peter Cselik on August 13, 2021 at 10:20 pm

    Actually, it seems I more like you when I pick a keyboard.
    Mechanical key world: A super loud and bulky world. But if you hit your keys like a hammer all the time then you probably happy with it… even the quietest one sounds like you are really angry about things and type like a madman on an old typewriter… and there are people out there actually search for that feeling… yeah weird. My brother on the opposite side don’t mind the sound of the keys.
    Logitech MX is an excellent choice and a lot of people I know actually go with that. I like the old mac keyboards too (the one with the USB on its two sides. or that one has a proper heavy base) but the new ones just cant buy me :).

  27. Disent Design on August 13, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    Good review, but dont buy the Mac version of the Mx keys IF you also want to use it on PC – the normal version of MX keys has both windows and Mac keys printed on the keyboard PLUS it connects to both windows and mac devices – the MX keys for mac only connects to mac devices.

  28. Michal Ziobro on August 13, 2021 at 10:24 pm

    Best is apple magic keyboard πŸ˜‰

  29. artraft on August 13, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    But what happens if I have a Laptop ? Do I need to buy a keyboard to not been left behind? How does a designer keyboard will help a person to make the difference on his house and the surroundings ? I would expect that keyboards with special keys have some other level of influence.

  30. Essah on August 13, 2021 at 10:27 pm

    I tried the Logitech MX Keys and I gotta say while it feels high quality. The activation force on that thing sucks (my personal opinion). I used only laptop Keyboards prior and and they are a bit more mushy and dont give you that tactile feedback like Mx Keys, they feel smoother in the long run, but I am perhaps only the minority regarding this keyboard, as it is praised like crazy wit the MX Master 3 Mouse. I gotta say though the Mouse is really great, I like the functionality, but here I see the clicks as a bit too noisy, but this doesnt affect my general opinion about it still being a great mouse, because it has a lot to offer.

  31. Christian Pedersen on August 13, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    Keep in mind that the Keychron warehouse is in Hong Kong. It ships from there, and if you don’t like the product, you’re responsible for returning it to there. Which means, effectively, there are no returns. Keychron doesn’t offer a return label, so you can pony out more money than you spent on the actual keyboard, trying to return it.

  32. Dmytro Arkhipenko on August 13, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    For MacOS I found for myself the nice option is Logitech keyboard k811

  33. Brendan Thompson on August 13, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    Freestyle edge is sick with the lift kit. But another great split mechanical is the Mistel Barocco – which basically is like if you took that Keychron and split it in half.

  34. Zufar Azka on August 13, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    its fun to use clicky keyboard bcs sometimes it could annoys people around! haha

  35. Ling Ho HUNG on August 13, 2021 at 10:31 pm

    I used to have mx keys and mx master 3. The keys of keyboard are stiff. And occupies too much space because of the keypad

  36. James Marshall on August 13, 2021 at 10:32 pm

    All the short cuts i know is copy paste but I don’t know anything about coding because I am not exactly good at math

  37. EMANUEL ! on August 13, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    wired will save you exactly when you have more stress at the work, normally when all is full and you are working faster than the computer. I consider seriously to buy a good wired keyboard. We donΒ΄t run around with keyboards….

  38. Lam Bui Viet on August 13, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    So amazing πŸ™‚

  39. BlackrocaYT on August 13, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    3:36 mx keys typing sound
    7:12 keychron k2 blue switch

  40. Alex on August 13, 2021 at 10:33 pm

    To be honest you’re so Pretty and your voice is just WOW <3

  41. Ruizhen Mai on August 13, 2021 at 10:34 pm

    That’s not true.. I’ve used 3 Keychron k2 and none of them takes >1 sec to reconnect after auto sleep …

  42. Bharat Arora on August 13, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    you sound like Candy from Two and half men. LOL

  43. Mukesh Jha on August 13, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    I have k2 Version 2 variant and believe me connecting via Bluetooth and switching between Mac PC and mobile is less than a second job for me.. if you are looking for keychrone I would highly recommend buying or getting version 2 variant. I have hot swappable brown key board which also gives me to change key caps in case necessary.. just a thought and update

  44. Jose Angelo Portillano on August 13, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    First time watching your vids. I love you already. πŸ––πŸ’™

  45. vaughnhockey35 on August 13, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    You mentioned that you prefer the Mac version of the MX Keys because it has way more functionality. What additional features does it have other than the key layout and aesthetics? Thanks!

  46. elontusk 🐘 on August 13, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    mayuko sleep more

  47. Funky Femme on August 13, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    Logitech has done me dirty with their products, too many times.. wont be buying ever again. Thanks for the video tho!

  48. Pablo on August 13, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    Rainbow lights vs rgb lights

    Cmon debate this

  49. S C on August 13, 2021 at 10:42 pm

    What about kinesis advantage? It fits all the requirements for a painless wrist

  50. Zhen Yao on August 13, 2021 at 10:43 pm

    keychron’s bluetooth sleep can be turned off, then you’ll have instant connection with your computer.