• 3.0 out of 5 stars

    good addition for an ipad business oriented

    • Written by from Charlotte

    this tools is a plus if you are using the ipad as a substitute for your pc or mac during your travels..
    there are few things that is lacking though..
    1) numeric pad
    2) regular function like page up-down and ctrl+c / crtl+v .
    other than that is great. you can type quickly and precisely.

    6 of 7 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    KEYPAD PLEASE!!!

    • Written by from Chestertown

    Ok - I have to say I love love love this keyboard. It is great. But after using it for a couple days, I realize how much I actually use the numeric pad and the "delete forward" button. And I miss them. I really, really miss them. I'm not sure if it's too big a price to pay for the wirelessness - I just wish there was an option for a wireless extended keyboard. I would be ALL OVER THAT.

    As it is, I suppose I'm going to mend my ways, because this little keyboard is otherwise compact, beautiful, and feels good under the fingers.

    3 stars for making me sad about no number pad.

    27 of 35 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Needs numeric keypad

    • Written by from Chesapeake

    Great keypad but needs to be full size like the tethered Numeric Keypad.

    12 of 15 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Needs to have a numeric pad etc.

    • Written by from Los Angeles

    I like the type-ability of this keyboard but it doesn't have a numeric pad like the USB-wired one does. This is really dumb. i use my keyboard for business and filmic needs and have to have a numeric keypad. I ended up going back to my old wireless one.

    Can't understand why there is no full sized wireless keyboard.

    49 of 68 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Great when it works, impossible to fix!

    • Written by from Baldwin

    I got this with my iMac so I could keep my keyboard in my lap when I wanted. Worked great for 2 years, and probably would have lived much longer. Because of the closed body design, when I got a few drops of water on the keys, I couldn't get it to dry properly. The 7 key stopped working even after a month of drying and the Q key stopped working later. Can't open it up to wipe the inside, which would probably save this $70 keyboard.

    Switched to a "spill-proof" Microsoft keyboard instead...

    10 of 19 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Poor Quality

    • Written by from Mayer

    This keyboard came with the my second iMac purchase 12/2009. I have a key that is popping out. I have just ordered another but the non wireless that has the number key pad that I missed. The last iMac was wireless with a number pad and was made with quality. When they have a good product they seem to find a way to change it to cut weight and cost.

    3 of 4 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Great if you're cramped for space

    • Written by from Portland

    This keyboard is sleek and responsive. The wireless feature is nice. But I have a new 27" iMac and it is hard to work on a keyboard the size of your laptop keyboard when you are used to a full size one. Keys are too close together. I'm not a big person, but I feel like I'm playing with a kids toy on it. I've had Macs for years and I was a bit disappointed with this tiny thing.

    1 of 2 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    apple wireless keyboard with IPAD - good but scroll doesn't work etc

    • Written by from Adelaide

    The apple wireless keyboard is fantastic to type on etc & very responsive , but apple need to do an update on the ipad so that the scroll buttons can work in safari & also updates to enable ctrl s to work when sending emails or esc to close a webpage etc. fix this & it will be perfect

    10 of 15 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Not right for me

    • Written by from Johnston

    This is the keyboard that came with my new iMac. It does work, just not very well for me. I kept finding myself reaching for the numeric keypad, the Home, End, Page Up/Down and Delete keys. I missed not having them so much that I got a wired, full size keyboard to use.

    This is nice, but it just couldn't do the job. I truly wish that Apple had a wireless, full size keyboard as an option when buying an iMac.

    31 of 41 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Really missing the side numeric keypad

    • Written by from Auckland

    Great, but really wish it had the numeric keypad on the side. I need it for design shortcuts in Adobe applications. Quite a shortfall in my opinion as I'm sure a lot of designers would be adversely affected by this. Don't want to revert back to my old white keyboard, nor buy an older model wired version, really want this one to come with the side keypad!

    Also I find the truncation of the Function, Control, Option and Command keys at the bottom left means that I end up pressing the wrong key frequently.

    If these things don't matter to you, it's great!

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    battery problem

    • Written by from Evansville

    I have replaced the batteries three times in one week. Can't afford to keep replacing the batteries.

    14 of 33 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Good, but I really want full-size

    • Written by from Reston

    The keyboard feel is great. I used to get cramps in my fingers / hand at work, but no longer since I bought this for use in the office.
    HOWEVER, I'd really like a full-size, just like the wired version, but wireless.
    Come on, Apple, it can't be that hard. Sometimes I get the impression you torture your customers just for the fun of it!

    35 of 45 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    strangest thing I've ever typed on

    • Written by from Bangkok

    Moving from Microsoft's split 7000 series keyboard, this one is hard to get used to. It's ultra minimalistic and is lacking basically all the keys that are usually found on the right side of the full keyboard.

    Luckily, when using VMWare Fusion, most stuff can be overcome in Windows so numeric keyboard and pg up/dn, insert, home/end,... aren't that greatly missed, you just have to use mouse more. It has every button you might ever need in MacOS anyhow.

    While I've noticed that I am not making typing mistakes nearly as often as I expected I would, and that could be partly because I also use MacBook Pro extensively, which has identical keyboard, but I can not get used to this flat profile, don't find typing on it pleasant, and feel that it looks ridiculous in front of 27" iMac that it came with.

    So at least in my case, it'll most likely end up back in a box, and get replaced by another ergonomic, cushioned, full size keyboard.

    For anyone considering buying it though - signal is excellent, there are no drop outs like on Microsoft or even Logitech wireless keyboards, and installation is pressing one button (if you have a Mac with OS X 10.6.x at least).

    If you're tight with space and don't like wires, have a Mac, and don't mind a laptop keyboard that feels like you're typing on the desk, this is for you.

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Not bad.

    • Written by from Burlington

    Lightweight, long battery life. But little wrist support.

    7 of 12 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Basic typing only, bluetooth power hog

    • Written by from Honolulu

    This keyboard syncs easily with my iPad but it's a power hog. Keys spaced nicely, not cramped. Unable to use escape, tab, and arrow keys. Too bad--it would've been a great keyboard if it did. People have said they could use it with their iPhone4 , but it doesn't sync with mine. I'm running iOS 4.0.2.

    20 of 25 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Really? No keypad?

    • Written by from San Rafael

    I mean, that says it all. It'd be a handy little keyboard, if it had a keypad so I could actually WORK on it. As such, I had to go and dig out an older Apple wireless keyboard (white one) to avoid wire clutter. Some bad decision making on Apple's part, for sure.

    34 of 47 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Wireless keyboard needs extended keyboard

    • Written by from Wichita

    I am a numbers guy and need the extended keyboard. The Wireless Keyboard offered does not have that option. They need to offer that on the next one. Otherwise I love it. It works great and battery life is good.

    35 of 48 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Works well with iMac, not so well with iPad

    • Written by from San Diego

    This keyboard installed flawlessly with my iMac and worked beautifully. However, it was very finicky when trying to get it to pair with the iPad. I finally got it to pair, but when I later went back to use it with the iPad several hours later, I had to go through the procedure of turning the keyboard on and off several times before it would work. In the end, I decided to return the keyboard since I mainly got it to work with the iPad, and in addition, since I do a fair amount of work in Microsoft Office in a Windows environment on the Mac, I missed the added keys (home, end, etc.) on the wide keyboard.

    35 of 42 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    like everything but the inconvenience

    • Written by from Orange

    Wireless is convenient and has worked flawlessly with my new iMac for about 3 months. Keys feel good now that I'm used to them. The only drawback for me is the absence of a right-delete key. The delete key performs backspace delete. To delete to the right, the fn must be depressed at the same time as delete. Since the keys are about 11 inches apart it requires left hand to depress fn and right hand to depress delete. Quite inconvenient! Before purchasing, the salesman told me I could create a shortcut to avoid having to use both hands. I have found no one at Apple who knows how to create a shortcut to enable one to use only the right hand to right-delete. Shame on Apple!

    12 of 18 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Good, but with fatal flaw

    • Written by from Olathe

    It works exactly how I would expect an apple keyboard to work. It just does. However, there's a fatal flaw in the design. Because it's weight distribution is a little awkward, it's possible to drop this thing. If you happen to drop it on the end where the power button is, you'll make it impossible to push the power button. Mine became useless after just a week. This is the kind of device that you would expect to be dropped occasionally. It merely fell off the couch. It's ridiculous that dropping it less than 2 feet could ruin it like that. After some major surgery, it works again, but it's a bit ugly now. If you have tile floors where you plan to use your keyboard, don't buy this one. Apple, please move the power button to a safer place.

    34 of 55 people found this useful