• 4.0 out of 5 stars

    F3 and F4 not working?

    Great look and feel to this keyboard. Another piece of functional art from Apple. Nice response to the keys when typing. But, after downloading and installing the Apple Keyboard Update, two function keys (F3 and F4) do not work. Hmmm. sez I. Pismo running 10.4.10 with a gig of ram so everything should work as advertised... in theory.

    6 of 8 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome!

    I picked up the new keyboard after reading some reviews and struggling with my fat keyed G4 iMac keyboard for some time. The depth at which the key must be pressed to get a response is much less than that of a standard keyboard. The fact that the thing is so thin allows for your wrists to sit pretty naturally on the desk (ergonomically correct). I'm beginning to wonder if I should get one for my work PC as well!

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great keyboard!

    I really really like this keyboard. Size, keys all work for me.
    I haven't figured out how to get some of the new key functions to work after installing the keyboard update software.

    But love it without those.

    6 of 8 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice, could be improved, but nice.

    When I ordered my imac back in March, it came with the clunky old keyboard we all know and hate (atleast I did). As soon as I saw those leaked pictures on the web of this keyboard, I had been obsessing over getting it. I saved up my 50 bucks and went to the apple store on august 8th to pick it up. They hadn't received any yet at the one near me, so they had me order one. Two weeks later, here I am typing on it.

    My first observations were everyone's, thin. I took comparative photos of my old and new keyboard, and everyone I showed it to dropped their jaws. I've also had much fewer typos or missed keys, and one of my most favorite parts, to clean it, just wipe a damp cloth across it. No more popping off keys, trying to get between the keystands with a disinfecting wipe, its overall amazing. The dedicated keys work well for me, and I can now type faster with fewer errors for longer.

    My gripes for this product are few. As other's have said, The USB 2.0 ports are grossly mislabeled. One of the few reasons I decided to go for a wired version, which is a downgrade of my old wireless apple keyboard, was that I was running out of USB 2.0 ports. The only usb cable that seemed needed to be moved was my iPhone's sync/charge cable. I plugged this baby in and connected the iPhoen and powered up. I am met by a pop up with a bright red stop sign telling me I need to switch ports. In fact, none of my USb items worked, and all of them require USB 2.0. I'm hoping Apple either upgrades the keyboard ports or downgrades the advertisement.

    Overall this is an amazing improvement over the old one. Good job Apple, you've done it again.

    8 of 12 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Not flacid.

    Duh, it looks nice. But it has so much more. I have never owned a laptop, but have gone out of my way to get the laptop type keyboards because I like the slim keys. This keyboard has that, but does something that most keyboards of that type don't do, it keeps space between the keys. The definitive, rather than beveled edge to the keys, makes them much easier to find and stay on with your fingers. They also "pop" a lot better and are much more responsive than most slim-key keyboards... hence the title of this review. They are not soft in action by any means. I highly recommend it!

    7 of 10 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    USB Warning!

    First off this keyboard is great to type on, but the main draw was the USB 2.0 (or so i thought) hub. It is not sufficiently powered as apple stated. "We Thought Of Everything" I guess you did think of everything, except the customer... I really hope this is fixed, just on the basis that i really do like typing on it... Pretty dissapointing, apple.

    10 of 16 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Quiet, clean, and solid.

    A huge leap forward for Apple keyboards. The new keyboards are more comfortable to type with, due to the low-rise of the keys from the desk and due to the crisp, responsive motion of the keys. The new key style is extremely quiet. The particular location of the auxilary USB ports means that the keyboard maintains its slick and elegant appearance even with all manner of devices plugged into it. (Besides, it appears to me that it will be less prone to dirt build-up beneath the keys as most keyboards are.) An overall excellent product, of which I have no complaints. I make excuses to use this keyboard!

    5 of 6 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it!!

    I absolutely love the new Apple keyboard! It works great on my Mac at home as well as my PC at work. My desktop looks much less cluttered with my old PC keyboard out of the way! I will definitely get a second one for work. The only problem with using it on a PC is that there doesn't seem to be a way for me to use one of the function keys beyond F12 for the weird DOS button like Pause/Break and Print Screen. I wish this weren't the case, but some of my work apps require those buttons. Anyway, again, this is a wonderful keyboard and I highly recommend it for Macs and PCs.

    5 of 6 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    WICKED AWESOME

    No more gross hair and junk stuck behind the keys. I just got this today and so far I am loving it. I was worried that it would be odd to use because of the low profie but that is not the case. The keys have a nice response when pressed.

    My only complaint is with the shipping. I ordered it off the site and it came in a gigantic box (at least 5x larger than it needed to be). What a waste.

    6 of 8 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing Keyboard

    This is definitely my favorite keyboard of all time. I've purchased 3 or 4 over the years for my various computers, and it has never disappointed. The keys have the perfect amount of travel, and the widely spaced arrow keys are great for gaming. The USB ports on the side are excellent for a wireless mouse dongle or a speaker. It's also well-built, durable, and looks great. I can't recommend it enough!

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Cuts out intermittently...

    It will cut out every once in a while, which is pretty annoying.

    If it stops working on you, and unplugging it / plugging it back in, or reseting the PRAM on your machine doesn't fix it, try plugging it in to a powered USB hub that's connected to your computer. Worked for me.

    5 of 7 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Working great so far

    I just got one of these with my new iMac. It's my first Mac so I wanted it for the full size arrow keys, numeric pad, delete, home, end, page up and page down keys. My Logitech receiver works well in the USB port for my mouse. I have it plugged in to a 10-port Xcellon powered USB 3.0 hub.

    I do wish Apple would make it even a little bit ergonomic. I mean, Steve went to India to 'find' himself. You would think he would have been more in touch with the body.

    Only time will tell how long it lasts for me. I do cover it when not in use to keep dust to a minumum.

    3 of 3 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Lost connection all the time!

    After about 3 months use, the keyboard are having trouble connecting to the Macbook. I have to restart the computer do try repair. Please fix this problem. Thanks

    7 of 11 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    AMAZINg

    This is the best keyboard I have ever used! I can't believe how amazing it is! That's it short and sweet! One thing though, the usb on the underside makes it hard for fatter usb devices to fit.

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it!

    Great keyboard- the keys have a great feel, it looks fantastic, and I love the special keys (especially for iTunes). Highly recommended!

    8 of 13 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    amazing! much better than the last one

    Great product. I wish that the wireless version would come with the number pad, because that is one feature I like on the old white Apple keyboard. I would also like support for high power USB 2.0 devices on the previous models of Macs. Otherwise fantastic.

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    WOW

    I LOVE THIS Keyboard!!! It works With the Old Imac G3 I got it for. It's running OSX 10.3.9 I have not seen a problem with it it works Fine. Dont Read the people saying IT does not wokr there Full of Nothing

    5 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    great new keyboard

    My new keyboard makes my computer seem like it's new again. Love it.

    5 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Perfect, Compact, And Comfortable!

    I bought this keyboard from Best Buy and its great! I don't know what everyone else is complaining about when it shakes or whatever. The keys are very comfortable that I'm not used to my windows keyboard anymore, so I plug it in even to a windows laptop. I think it was worth it. Also what is great is, that there are no gaps so crumbs can't get in the keyboard. One small thing I don't like, its that since its white, they keys sometimes get dirty, but i clean them with some alcohol wipes. Lastly its good to carry around and it pretty light, so it is good for travel, even though I don't travel much anywhere besides around my apartment.

    Defiantly worth it, so go at and buy it! It also compatible with window, but not fully of course.

    6 of 9 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best Keyboard i've ever used.

    I bought this keyboard when I was in NYC at the Fifth Avenue store (one of the 2 apple stores i visited). I'm using it on my Dell laptop, becuase i hate PC keyboards. It is the best keyboard I've ever used. It's thin, light, yet durable, and the key response is great. For $50, it was a great buy!

    4 of 5 people found this useful