Happy Hacking Pro Hybrid Type-S Keyboard
Maximum PC|January 2021
$337 for this beauty, but why?
DAVE ALCOCK

HAPPY HACKING Keyboards (HHKBs) are often seen as the holy grail of keyboards for developers, coders, and sys admins, but you'd be right to be hesitant on dropping that kind of cash on what seems like such a basic board. What can possibly make it cost so much?

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