Video Game, Video Editing, Picture Edit


Gaming peripherals are great for productivity as well as games—they often come with macro buttons you can program special commands for. Over at DIY Photography, they explain that gaming mice are especially great, since the extra programmable buttons can do in one click what keyboard shortcuts may take several to accomplish.

Of course, nothing is going to replace some good, solid keyboard shortcuts, but if there’s no shortcut for an action you want to perform, or you’d rather just program one of your gaming mouse’s many buttons to do the whole command for you, it’s not a bad idea. The team there focused on the Corsair K95 keyboard and the M95 mouse, both of which have tons of programmable buttons they could tweak just for applications like Adobe Premiere Pro or Photoshop.