• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great keyboard

    Excellent feel, light touch, lovely design. What more is there to say? This is the first time in half a decade that I haven't missed my ancient full-size Apple ADB keyboard.

    18 of 21 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Keyboard

    This is a VERY nice keyboard. I got it with my mac (instead of the wireless one) and I have no complaints! It's light, quiet, and has a nice feel. Compared to other keyboards out there, it's very sleek and simple. It may not have all the extra buttons, but it makes up for it! It may be one of the bigger apple keyboards, but next to a PC keyboard, it looks pretty thin. I've had a key fall off, but that was my own fault, and I'm getting it replaced. I definitely recommend this keyboard!

    10 of 15 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely fantastic keyboard

    Being a writer my keyboard gets a lot of use, in fact the only reason I needed a new keyboard was due to the fact that I had worn the letters off my brand name keyboard that cost as much as the apple.
    Wearing the letters off is not a problem for me, but for my wife, it is a big problem.
    So I decided to order this keyboard and I can not tell you how happy I am. It has taken only a couple days to get used to it and now I would never giver it up.

    The feel of the keys is wonderful. Very responsive. They do not feel "touchy" nor do they require a lot of force. The feel of the flat surface of the key is a bit different and they feel smooth and pleasant.

    I am a rather fast typer and I find that with this key board I am typing faster and lighter than I have ever been able to do before.

    So in short, this is a fantastic keyboard. It looks and feels great. I could not ask for more.

    20 of 24 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    love it or hate it

    This keyboard came with my iMac I purchased a year and a half ago. At first I was taken aback by the typing feel, but after a day or two, I couldn't go back to my split, ergonomically correct PC keyboard. I type quickly and accurately and love the feel. The USB ports are a little unhandy, but a hub fixed that. That was the only drawback that I could think of. As far as getting sticky keys if something is spilled on it, well jeezo-pete, it is a keyboard. I have a bad habit of eating at the computer and try to be careful about crumbs and sticky stuff finding its way to my keyboard. I never type on my lap because a cat frequently occupies that spot. So I find typing at the computer desk very comfortable and efficient. Keyboards and mice are very personal, and just because I love this one, you may not. If you can, try it out first.

    14 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    A big surprise.

    Keyboards are fairly personal items, and what I like others may not. I was use to a keyboard with standard-type key structure and feel, so when I took a look at this slab of aluminum with flat, chicklet keys, I said a silent, "oh oh". Within 5 minutes of using it, my "oh oh" became "wow!"

    For me, the test of any keyboard is how well I can type on it. There is no doubt that I type much, much faster with far less mistakes than I did on any keyboard previous to this one. It's almost effortless, and I do a tremendous amount of writing.

    There is only one thing I found that was a minor annoyance. I find that the USB ports are much harder to get to than on the older standard-type Apple keyboards. I sometimes pop in a flash drive, but to do so regularly is cumbersome (I need to pick up the keyboard and turn it over to accomplish this simple task). This really isn't a big deal, but I thought I'd mention it. And since I've added a USB hub, I now only use the keyboard USB ports for the mouse.

    32 of 37 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Prefer this over the wireless keyboard

    Last week, I picked up the new Wireless Mouse and Wireless Keyboard. I was not sure if having a smaller keyboard without a numeric keypad would be worth the benefit of having a wireless keyboard. After trying it out for a week, I returned the wireless keyboard for the wired keyboard with Numeric keypad. I do a lot of work with Numbers/Excel and other financial programs, and it was too difficult for me to use the number keys at the top. It is just a personal preference. Both keyboards are awesome. I love the short keys....they make it so easy to type and so quiet too. I do not have a problem typing lengthy documents quickly even though the keys are flat. Some people may be bothered by the flat keys, but they work fine for me as long as you start your hands properly in the home position. You will love either of these great Apple keyboards, but if you type a lot of numbers, you might just want to stick with the wired version and make your life easier. Even with the wire, the new keyboard is a sleek, streamlined and minimal looking addition to my already-beautiful looking iMac.

    44 of 49 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    High quality keyboard, fantastic feel

    I bought this to replace a MacAlly IceKey scissor switch keyboard, and I have to say it's fantastic.

    I'm a writer and copy-editor, so use keyboards all day, every day. I like something that feels good beneath my fingers, has a certain audible quality, but is simple and uncluttered. I don't want any fancy bells or whistles on a keyboard. I have a 13-inch MacBook Pro, and as I liked the keyboard on that I thought I'd give this a try, and it's fantastic.

    Be aware that although the keys *look* smaller than those on a standard keyboard, they're not - standard keyboard keys have a bezel around the edge (which you don't touch) so there's no space between the keys; the actual key surface on this Apple keyboard is the same.

    Apple's usual quality, and highly functional. Buy.

    19 of 20 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Keyboard For Some

    I bought this along with a Samsung monitor to create a desktop for my MacBook Pro. Many people complain it doesn't type well, etc, but when you actually type correctly it works great. The key depth is perfect to type quickly and the 2 USB connectors are convenient and useful. Overall, a great keyboard when you type like a normal person would, NOT ON YOUR LAP!!

    20 of 31 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Delight to use

    I write this review after having used the keyboard for almost two years now, and it has been great the whole time. I have never experienced any wrist or arm problems. I like the action and the look, and how it sits quite tidily on the desk. Great keyboard!

    8 of 9 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great

    Works great. Used mine for over 3 years.

    10 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Much prefered over other Apple Keyboards

    I love it. I prefer it over the smaller, newer keyboard, regardless of the BlueTooth capability. It makes a very big difference over the speed of your typing. I love it. Greta buy. Great investment for a typist or writer.

    13 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Since WHEN anodized aluminium CAN be attracted to a magnet???

    Ok guys I know that Aluminium sounds GOOD...
    But Hey Since WHEN anodized aluminium CAN be attracted to a magnet???

    The wireless version is alluminium ok!!! But this one IS attracted from magnets!!!
    Rings a bell ??

    7 of 25 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    its the nuts

    this keyboard is so nice to use and looks so cool

    6 of 10 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best Keyboard Ever

    I asked the Apple store to substitute this one for the smaller wireless on the 27" iMac and they wouldn't do it at first. After asking to speak to a manager they actually included this keyboard and the wireless one for free!

    I have used a lot of different keyboards in my life and for some reason I can type faster and more accurate on this one. I have also found that it doesn't slide all over your desk as you type which has always been annoying with others I have used in the past.

    33 of 38 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great ergonomic design!

    I bought this keyboard (and a mighty mouse) when my hands were hurting from using the keyboard and touch pad on my MacBook. I really wanted the wireless keyboard. But after trying both keyboards at the store, the wired keyboard came home with me. It has a lower profile so my wrists don't have to bend up as much. The numeric keypad is a huge plus, something the wireless keyboard didn't have. I also liked the extra USB port on the keyboard. It makes connecting my camera for downloads a breeze!

    10 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Keyboard!

    I this is the keyboard that came with my imac! I really like how it feels like a laptop keyboard. i also would recomend this keyboard for an upgrade from an older apple keyboard! overall, Best keyboard I've ever owned!

    13 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Keyboard!

    This is one of the best keyboards i have ever had it looks good it feels good on the hand and the 2 USB ports are very handy ....Well done Apple!

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

    I bought this keyboard at the Apple Store in the Maine Mall. This is a really nice keyboard. it is very thin. I like the anodized aluminum design, giving the keyboard a tough design. The keys are thin and flat, and easy to press, and much quieter than my previous keyboard. This was what I wanted for a keyboard: Not made of cheap materials, nice design, and does not have a bunch of shortcut keys, which i never use anyway. Either way, if you are looking for a good keyboard, it is worth the $50 price tag.

    16 of 21 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Incredible!

    Flat, slightly slanted keyboard, responsive lightening-fast keys, absolutely SILENT performance! Smooth operation, lots of function keys placed in useful and convenient positions. Easily useable with my gel wrist support. Able to type faster and more accurately than ever. WOW!

    20 of 25 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    It's the BEST

    I got a new iMac at work 7 months ago and it came with this newer version keyboard. It took a few days to get used to, but I absolutely LOVE IT! I'm a graphic designer and have no problem with the design. In fact, I type faster. I have an older iMac at home with the white keyboard and will order this new design for home. The older style takes more "finger punch." I think it must be similar to the feeling Liberaci must have had when he practiced with weights on his fingers and then, when removed, his fingers seemed weightless and just flew over the piano keys. I have worked as a full-time graphics person for over 20 years and have no carpel tunnel problems. For those with problems with the tilt of this keyboard, you may want to look at the height of your keyboard in relationship to the degree of bend in your elbows.

    19 of 23 people found this useful