The range of keyboards currently offered by leading PC producers is impressive, which means it is a challenging task to find one’s way around in the maze of attractively presented and good looking keyboards. Keyboards come in a number of varieties optimized for top efficiency. Meanwhile, you should keep in mind that ergonomic design for cradling your hands and relieving stress on your joints is equally important. Before making a purchase make a list of features you would ideally want to have in your keyboard model. One of the is a connectivity type, which is largely dependent on your working routine. If you are used to spending most of your working day at your desk, a standard keyboard that connects to your PC via a USB port is a good option for you. The most obvious pluses are that these plug-and-play devices do not need any additional software to install and there are no batteries to worry about. In case you prefer to be free and mobile, a wireless keyboard is definitely what you need. Data is transmitted to your PC through either a RF connection to a USB receiver or Bluetooth. Bluetooth, once almost forgotten, its regaining popularity as it does not monopolize a USB port. Whereas most keyboards are designed for typing, some are equipped with special keys optimized for gameplay. Premium gaming models use high-grade mechanical key switches and offer some customizable features. Gaming keyboards are sold with special software which helps you to prearrange some commands for further easy activation.