• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Very painful to type on

    This keyboard is very painful to type on. The previous generation ones were WAY better and more comfortable - they had a "soft" feel that I really miss. Will not be purchasing this keyboard for sure.

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Magic?

    I've been an iMac owner for 48 hours now, having used PCs for as long as anyone. I was sceptical about the Magic Keyboard and Mouse that came in the box, and resolved to purchase replacement products for both; but after some practice and configuration I now love the pointing device, and the gestures that can be applied make it deserving of the adjective, "Magic". Not so the keyboard, which requires me to hold down the function key if I want to delete a character to the right of the cursor; has a strange arrangement of up/down/left/right buttons; is very thin, lies almost flat on the table and is small enough to hide under a stray sheet of A4 paper, making it difficult to find. I could also bemoan the movement away from mechanical keyboards which were lovely, but apart from gamers, I'm probably alone in that regard. Magic? Not really!

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Disappointing

    I was praying for the day I would be able to stop changing batteries in my wireless Apple keyboards, and it arrived, I was so happy... But what we got is just bizarre.

    1) They have decided that the physical limitations of a laptop keyboard need to be applied to a desktop? They've done a great job for 1mm key travel, but the old keyboard was a perfect balance of short key travel and positive action. This just feels weird for a desktop.

    2) The angle of the keyboard has changed relative to the desk. Why do this? Ergonomically it is way less comfortable, requires a greater stretch to top row keys.

    3) Why change the directional pad? Before, the narrow side to side keys allowed you to no-look understand where your fingers were located relative to the up down keys. Now that area feels vague and using the up down keys often requires a look and appears to be causing my right hand a good deal of strain.

    All anyone wanted was just the old keyboard with a built in rechargeable battery. This thing is way over engineered and over designed. A huge risk for what? Another display of Courage? Starting to wonder if Apple is just actively trolling pros at this point.

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  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great, except for the arrow keys

    Fantastic keyboard. It's very nice to have similar keyboards when switching from my MacBook Pro (2016) to my iMac. Both now suffer form the same problem, the arrow keys. If you use arrows at all, the change in the hight of the right/left keys makes it very difficult to feel one's way around. I assume apple did this for aesthetic reasons. Someone didn't like the appreance of "blank space," so now the right and left arrows match the combined height of the up/down arrows. Looks fine, but its a deal breaker... if you use arrows.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple Junk

    fn key won't work so volume keys are useless. I am running Snow Leopard on my iMac and this keyboard won't work properly. Apple can't even make their keyboards work any more. What has happened to this company that they can no longer do the basics.
    If you ignore that problem you have the problem of it being rechargeable, but with no way to change the battery. This is another way for
    Apple to gouge their customers. If you want wireless over time, you're going to have to keep buying keyboards just for a new battery.
    I'm now looking in thrift stores and online for older Mac keyboards. Steve Jobs keyboards. Tim Cook can't make a keyboard that works with my Macs. I got this with my used 24" iMac. I would not have bought it.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    MAGIC KEYBOARD IS AWESOME.

    THE MAGIC KEYBOARD IS BY FAR THE BEST KEYBOARD that I have ever used.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent

    I have used this keyboard everyday for around six months and it feels great to type on. I have used it not only with my Mac but my iPad also whilst in college. I would definitely recommend to anyone who does a lot of writing. The only issue is that the Caps lock key isn't the best as you have to press slightly harder than the others.

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple continues to disappoint

    An APPLE user for over 20 years. Why does apple continue to make products worse and worse. The scissor mechanism is awful, Plain and simple. APPLE, you took a great product and destroyed it.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Please recall

    This keyboard is not ergonomic and will cause a lot of pain for lot of people. People with carpal tunnel syndrome have a lawsuit on their hands. Please swap the keyboard and mouse for a regular keyboard & mice.

    3 of 8 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it

    I've have this keyboard for a while now and it's always a pleasure to type on. I actually really appreciate it that there is no number pad.

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic—but ruined by arrow keys.

    I love everything about this keyboard with one exception: the up and down arrow keys are condensed to the size of one key. I've tried painstakingly to adjust to the change, but I can't do it. Sadly, I have to find an alternative. If you use arrow keys often, I highly discourage this keyboard.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Magic keyboard-5 star rating

    This keyboard has so much eased my typing like never before... I really think it's a wonderful product & pays out every dollar!! It carries a list of conveyances, but the number 1# upgrade I found in this keyboard is its flat keys making it so much easier to move on typing
    I recommend this product very strongly

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Buy For People Wishing To Use TWO keyboards to type a simple sentence

    I purchased two of these in the last few years. Why? Because the first one broke, then I purchased the standard keyboard - it also quit working, went back to the magic keyboard and now am using it to write this email along with my little character viewer. You might not be familiar with this cute little keyboard that can pop up on your screen, but if you buy one of these you'll get to know it well. What you have to do is....type the letters that work on your magic keyboard, stop...look for your little keyboard on the screen, and then type using that for the keys that don't work on your expensive replacement keyboard. I suppose if you are looking for a challenging brain, hand coordination activity this is the perfect product for you, otherwise it is an absolute as* pain.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Very happy

    I have been using both versions of the Magic keyboards and after 6 months i must say i think the newer model is much better. Key are responsive and have a great feel.

    It does take a bit to get use o but if you can stick with it then i think you will be very happy using this keyboard.

    One thing i would like to see is a bigger version with the number pad added to it.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    It just works

    I'm not sure why this thing has such mixed reviews because mine works flawlessly and it is why I keep buying Apple products. They just work. It's the same size as the keyboard on my 15" MacBook Pro so I'm already used to the size. I bought it with the mStand that is also sold on here and now it feels as if I have a desktop computer but I get to keep my portability. 10/10 would recommend.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Falls WAY short of expectations

    As other reviews have stated, this keyboard feels like using a cheap laptop keyboard. Honestly, the keyboard in my Early 2011 MBP felt more solid than this. With moderate pressure it bows in the center. The quality of this keyboard does not match the iMac that it came with.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    THE BEST KEYBOARD EVER

    Where do i stard even ! It's beautiful, it's light, it's not bulki like the other keyboards, it connects instantlly, i love the clicki sound. I recomend it to everyone on this planet.5

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  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    It is okay

    It works perfect with my Ipad pros most of time, except in the notes.

    Pairing with the ipad the caps lock key becomes the one used to change the typing. That means it is not convenient to capitalize letters on the ipad.

    But it is much better than smart keyboard, and more beautiful.

    Hopefully, there is a delicate keyboard case for it. It would be very popular.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it...

    I just wrote one of these for my magic mouse 2 so on to the magic keyboard. I recently built a home office since I returned to college to finish my degree. I don't take technology purchases lightly and even though I read some bad reviews on here i went to the apple store and tried this out along with the mouse. Im using it on a MacBook air 13 inch with I7 processor that I have had for a year and it works flawlessly. The battery life is awesome just like the Mouse and I spend a huge amount of my day on here with online college classes, work, shopping, bills etc. As for the battery life I do not understand the bad reviews at all. It holds a charge for quite awhile. I also don't agree with the reviews on the size of the keyboard. It is the exact same size as my MacBook Air's keyboard, literally, except the keys are just a hair bigger but not truly measurable except with a mic. So I guess if your used to those sprawling huge keyboards of HP and the like it might seem smaller, but it you own a Macbook it is not. Grab one at the apple store and compare it yourself. Connecting it to my MacBook was the same as the mouse, just turn it on and turn on bluetooth=DONE. Dont listen to the bad reviews, it is awesome.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Form over function, but I love that!

    This keyboard isn't backlit, doesn't have a numpad, doesn't have crazy travel distance or anything like that.

    But it does look very sleek! I used to have a Logitech G710 and I loved that thing, but for some reason I keep coming back to this keyboard.

    Yes, on paper it's a worse keyboard. But it's so sleek and elegant, I can't help but love it.

    Plus the perfect bluetooth and half a year battery doesn't hurt!

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