• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    This Keyboard > More Expense Magic Keyboard

    I cannot believe this keyboard is half the price of the wireless one that has less keys and is less user friendly. I love that the keys are springy and raised up higher than the magic keyboard. It makes it so much easier and faster to type, especially if you have long nails like myself. I struggled to type on the magic keyboard but it is truly a breeze and pleasure on this keyboard. The keyboard is also physically raised up higher versus the magic keyboard, in my opinion making it much easier on your wrists and more effective for quick typing, which is what a keyboard's function is. This keyboard is sturdy and reliable, unlike the magic keyboard that loved to disconnect at times or act strange where I would have to disconnect the bluetooth and reconnect it again.

    The only con would be if you have a small work space, the keyboard is pretty long, and competes for space with my mouse and trackpad.

    ALL IN ALL, I love this keyboard, I never thought I'd genuinely enjoy a keyboard until I got my hands on this one. Highly recommend it.

    9 of 10 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!

    5 of 6 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Exceptional Keybaord - Well Worth 49

    This usb keyboard is fantastic! I wish my iMac Retina had included this in the box instead of the BT keyboard which is tiny and cramped to type on, and totally nonfunctional to use all day for real work.

    Its surprisingly affordable for an apple add-on at 49. Great keys, great typing angle, and all metal! The keypad really is a necessary feature in my opinion. Of course since this keyboard in USB is has a cable (yikes!) and it seems this one should be backlit but its not.

    Even the solar keyboard from logitech is not backlit -- whats up with that?

    Ideally, Apple should allow an exchange with a new iMac - the tiny wireless one for this one imo.

    12 of 13 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    This is a great keyboard, but do your maintenance!

    This keyboard works wonderfully, but you do have to perform routine maintenance periodically in order for it to continue to work well. It is very responsive and actuators are made for years and years of use. I have had this keyboard for 4 years and it is still going strong with no signs of giving up anytime soon. But I do the maintenance to keep it working well.

    I know a few people who had problems with this keyboard version and the first question I would ask them is: How long has it been since you vacuumed out the keyboard. their answer: "huh.." Real Answer: You should vacuum out the keyboard every 3 months at a minimum. Take a small hand vac (with the computer turned off) and run it across the keys (not pressing the keys down) Reason: there are small cracks where dust, small hairs, etc. will fall into (just like any other keyboard) and you don't realize how much accumulates over the weeks but if you never vac your keyboard then the gunk just accumulates eventually being forced further and further into the mechanism until keys start to stick and then get stuck in an up or down position where pressing they key does nothing. question #2: Have you ever spilled water, soda, beer, etc on your keyboard. answer "yeah, but I wiped it off and plugged it in and it worked fine." duh, it worked fine because the liquid hadn't made it's ways to the mechanism. By continuing to use the keyboard you worked the liquid down further into the mechanism. the liquid then dried (if it was beer or soda) and left a compound that was detrimental to the mechanism and over time corroded that area of the components. Spill something on the keyboard? Flip it over immediately, place it on a towel and let it sit where there is good airflow for 24 hours (no less!) so the liquid can dry without you working it into the keyboard components. if you spilled too much or didn't turn it over immediately this may have no effect, but it's your best chance at saving the component. My computer won't recognize my keyboard. Is it plugged directly into the mac or into a hub. answer: a hub. if it's not a powered hub or doesn't have fully usb compliant hardware then it may not communicate all data through to the mac resulting in it being unidentifiable.

    16 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    The best keyboard !

    The best keyboard in the market! And with very useful USB port and extension cable.Not change it for anything

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Solid

    Perfect complement. Worth the wait.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Keyboard

    This keyboard has good performance, and I have actually noticed that I type more accurately, and faster. For $49.00, this keyboard is a really good choice.

    8 of 8 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    This is my favorite keyboard

    I have used many window's keyboards, a macbook pro's keyboard, and the older imac keyboard. When i first tried the macbook's keyboard, i was amazed when i noticed how much faster i could type with it, and the design seemed so simple. When i saw the new imac, i knew this keyboard must be good. I finally bought it a year later, and it is better than i expected. They keys are well spaced, and the result is reduced errors in your typing. the height of each key allows for less time for typing, and your fingers to move quicker through out the keyboard. This is a product i would recommend to anyone looking to get a keyboard, wether it is for a mac, or for a pc. This is one great keyboard.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    APPLE DNA provides yet again

    At first glance at the new Versatility sculpted in Aluminum Keyboard I fell in love. The absolutely simplicity of this new input device capture not only my imagination of the barely there, it sparked that old love I have with space saving devices, and now that I think about it those two emotional reactions are probably one. See I ramble because this keyboard is the EFFIN BOMB to be quite honest.

    6 of 11 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Elegant wonderful keyboard

    I didn't know what to expect based on some of the less than inspiring reviews, but from the first typed sentence, I knew this was the best keyboard I have used since my first Mac in 1988. I type faster and with fewer mistakes. The elegant anodized aluminum enclosure gives a feeling of rock solid stability which is lacking on the plastic ones I have used over the years. Kudos to the designers.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    If it where a women, I'd date it!

    I just bought this from Best Buy today. So much better then the old one. Looks cool too. Kind of confused about the F Keys. Why did they move stuff like dashboard to F4. Well what ever, I'll get use to it. Because it Freaking ROCKS.

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    1 of 4 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

    Great keyboard!

    I've had this keyboard awhile now, but I've only recently started using it full time on my desktop.. but, I LOVE it. I've gone through many mac keyboards in the last few years, but this one is perfect so far! It is a lot like the macbook pro keyboard - low profile, quiet keys.. and small form factor overall.. but its a million times better than cheaper competitors keyboards (eg: the kensington) Amazingly I find myself having less typos than I did with my old keyboard and the "getting used to it" stage took far less time than I anticipated.

    I totally recommend this keyboard! Even for a wired keyboard, it gets the job done. Wireless wasn't a big option for me, since it is hooked up to a desktop.. and my toddler likes to try and steal the keyboard and mouse and run away.. at least this way he can't get off with it.

    7 of 13 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works well...

    Is the same technology used in the MacBooks laptops and works well. The Keyboard that came with my iMac 17in worked fine, but the keys began to stick and I found no solution to that; cleaning etc didn't help. This is the first time I've replaced a keyboard because I wore one out... and I'm pleased with this one. I would buy it again.

    13 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Keyboard!

    After seeing this keyboard in the store and how thin it actually was, I knew that it was time to upgrade to this one. The keyboard is much more comfortable to type on and it is very quiet, much quieter than the previous version. The various functions are in different places , but it can be changed to behave like the previous version . Great job Apple!

    5 of 6 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Working Product!!!

    I bought this product a couple days ago because I am using my macbook for a desktop. (My macbook screen is broken). I hooked it up to my computer and it worked great! I see all of these reviews about people who do not like the seperated keys because they are not use to them. I will tell you right now, if you have a Macbook these are the same keys and it will work great. I love the 2 USB ports on the side so I can hook my other electronics up to it!

    All and all this is a great product!

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best. Keyboard. Ever.

    The review title says it all. I have been using Apple keyboards for well over ten years & this is the first one I like more than my beloved ADB Extended II Keyboard, with its high quality, individual key-switches.

    It has taken less than a day to get used to the feel of the new one, the hardest part being its extremely low profile means I don't have to arch my wrists or use a wrist rest to type on it.

    Buy one, relax, & enjoy!

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    A Great Keyboard from Apple.

    This is my first keyboard from apple and I think it is the greatest! I am also getting my first mac (the mac mini) in a week and I am going to write a review on that. This keyboard is thin and makes barley any noise while typing it took me only a few minutes to get used to it's thin design and the new keys but after that I was typing faster than I was on my terrible $15 PC keyboard. I'm looking forward to leaving my glitchy PC behind. Good bye terrible keyboards we won't need you anymore.

    2 of 6 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    I Love This Keyboard!

    Excellent product, the low profile keys provide a great feel and quick response. It makes typing breeze. Besides it looks awesome too!

    3 of 4 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