• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best...Keyboard...Ever!

    • Written by from Lake Elsinore

    The best part about this keyboard is that the keys are so crispy, and have such a shallow travel distance! It's so refreshing, after using one of those junker keyboards that come from a pc desktop. And I also like that there are two built in usb ports on each side. My MBPs two usb ports were in high demand, and I was going to have to buy one of those usb hubs, but then I got this keyboard which solved the problem.
    I would say something that I didn't like about the keyboard, but I honestly can't think of anything. It's just so incredible!

    17 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    I am a keyboard snob

    • Written by from San Francisco

    and this is a very nice keyboard. It feels very similar to the current laptop keyboards, with a very short-travel keypress. Anecdotally, I think that makes the keyboard faster than others I have used. The Keyboard also has several more F-Keys that previous apple keyboards, which gives real flexibility for applications. Oh, and of course, it also has a full 10-key and big arrows, unlike the wireless version.

    Its worth noting that the keys themselves are slightly rough, and since they are white, attract dirt like it is going out of style.

    17 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Work well on Mac and PC

    • Written by from Zurich

    After years of really hating Apple's previous keyboards, the last all-white ones being truly terrible, the new feel came along to the Mac Book and now these keyboards. The spacing is fantastic and the feel is amazing to type with. I just wish Apple would be a little bit more expansive with their documentation. It took me a while to discover that I could turn off the pre-set function keys (Sound up/down/mute, brightness etc) in the bootcamp system panel in Windows, giving me the full range of 15 function keys to play with.

    21 of 26 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    New Keyboard

    • Written by from Atlanta

    I dislike the new keyboard. It is fine aesthetically, but not ergonomically. It is too low, it slides too easily. It hurts my wrists and my fingers to use it. It is not for someone who writes all day. I think it would be fine for a child's hands but not for a grown person's hands--at least not mine. The old keyboard was better. I am replacing this with an ergonomic model.

    45 of 74 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    IMac Keyboard

    • Written by from Beverly

    Fantastic looking keyboard .. slim, matches silver color, 2 USB ... all good, but lousy in typing. Space bar is hard to press ... must be press just the right angle. I make too many errors in general. Feels like typing notebook keyboard.

    54 of 92 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Solid Hardware Design

    • Written by

    This is a great piece of gear. No more klunky rattling keys. Good weight, sturdy chassis. Nice move Apple!

    40 of 64 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic!

    • Written by from Canon City

    I just got this keyboard, this week. And love it. It is so nice. I don't want to stop using it. When I saw how thin it was I didn't think it would work, but the keys are so soft to the touch, that I have to watch myself at how I type. It has the features you want for you mac. I just can't say enough about this keyboard it is FANTASTIC!!!!! I wish they were made for my PC at work.

    37 of 58 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    All touch (I mean pound), no action

    • Written by from Dallas

    LOVE the look, but give me my old key board back..... This is a keyboard that wants to be all touch, but lacks the sensitivity - drops letters everywhere. I would stay with the old deep seated keyboard until they get the action right. We have an office with multiple keyboards that have been replaced with the old style or (worst yet) MS keyboards.

    31 of 46 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    even works with windows!

    • Written by from MINNEAPOLIS

    i bought this product for my new pc. obvously the pause/play didn't work and the other features like that. but with the help of sharp keys program i got all those keys working fine.i highly recommend this product for mac and pc users!

    26 of 36 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    European keyboard

    • Written by from Phoenix

    Since I communicate quite often in different European languages, I have always wanted a European keyboard but could never find one in the Apple Stores or at Apple. But, a friend in Spain sent me one for Christmas. I cheated and opened my gift early.

    Not only is it esthetically beautiful and comfortable but, now I can write using all those accent marks and letters that we do not have in English. There is both a $ and a € symbol. Finally!

    It has taken time to really use the keyboard. There are new keys and some keys perform 3 different functions depending upon whether the ctrl, alt or cmd key is depressed with the other key. It was easy programming the Function Keys and my e-Mac has never looked this good especially now that Leopard, i-Work 08 and i-Life 08 are installed.

    It was odd to see the USB port off to one side but I do like the extension USB provided. It is easier now to use my USB Flash Drive.

    It is so typically Apple! Well-designed, well-made, well-presented and so functional. I am one of those long-time Windows users who switched in 2005.

    32 of 48 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great design

    • Written by from Toronto

    This is a great keyboard. I have been using it for some time now and have no complaints. I am a very fast typer and I have no problems with this keyboard. The spacing is correct and it is ultra easy to use. Apple once again you have done a great job! Thank you.

    33 of 50 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Pleasemakethespacebarwork!

    • Written by from Greenville

    It may be because of my typing style, but it seems I have to hit the space bar ridiculously hard to get it to register, and I often have to slow WAY down to ensure I don't get joined words. Other than that, I like it... but this one thing is pretty important when it comes to keyboard usage.

    40 of 64 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple Keyboard

    • Written by from LAS VEGAS

    Hands down the best keyboard I have ever used. My typing speed has improved dramatically. You can also eat your danish in the morning without worrying about the crumbs falling down between the keys.

    21 of 26 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Zero stars if I could. Worst keyboard ever.

    • Written by from Seattle

    My keyboard started out working just fine, then certain keys stopped working after a few days. Then the volume would go up uncontrollably and other shortcuts were activated through what must have been some sort of short in the wiring. Apple contested it wasn't covered through the warranty since its not the keyboard that came with my Mac. Eventually, when I did get a replacement, it did the exact same thing. I have since smashed it and ripped it apart to gain what little consolation could be gotten from removing such a horrible product from the world. No one else should have to suffer like this. I have since bought a $10 keyboard from Amazon that has worked perfectly and as advertised. Sometimes paying extra for the Apple name simply isn't worth it. Do not buy this product!

    23 of 31 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Breaks easily

    • Written by from Hopedale

    I have already gone through two of these keyboards. First the left Shift key stops working, then others follow. It also makes this terrible noise when plugged in and not being used. Almost like a key is being constantly depressed when it isn't. I'm not rough on keyboards so there is no reason I should have gone through two so far.

    20 of 25 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Good Keyoard BUT, not backlit yet? c'mon it's 2013 already!

    • Written by from Weehawken

    I work in a dark environment most of the time and really wish this keyboard was backlit. After all, this is a wired keyboard so there no issue with power. The backlit keyboard was one of the main reasons I bought a Macbook Pro in the first place.
    Alas, I had to sell this keyboard and get a logitech with backlighting.


    Please Apple, Please make us a wired backlit keyboard:
    -Full Size Numeric
    -Backlit (of course)
    -USB hub
    -Awesome Apple Design
    -No batteries required

    Make this, and I will have no choice but to say," Yes please."


    P.s. why all the comments about making this wireless. Apple already has a wireless keyboard.

    24 of 33 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    THE only keyboard I use

    • Written by from Oakdale

    These thin keyboards are comfortable, responsive, light, and easy to type on. I don't feel pain or discomfort in my wrists due to the thin design. I have two of these and use them instead of my laptop keyboard. Excellent in every way! THE BEST!!!

    17 of 19 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad

    • Written by from Fresno

    PROS: Keyboard

    CONS: USB extension cable. WARNING - for Apple Keyboard with Numeric Keypad ONLY !

    A sort of proprietary USB 2.0 connection that will not fit any other USB device or cable. As a result physical damage can occur if connected ( I damaged a cable itself and a 4 Gb drive due to this)

    Apple please provide an additional replacement and supply via store of extension cables alone. I will gladly pay to get a new one...

    Thank you

    19 of 23 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    At last the perfect keyboard.

    • Written by from charlemagne

    I got this keyboard about a week ago, and it is quite possibly the best keyboard ever made. Well, not everyone will agree with me I guess. But if, like me, you're tired of hearing noisy keys, and keys with too long a travel, keys that get stuck over time because of poor plastic components, and keyboards that take a lot of space on your work area, then this one's for you.

    This keyboard takes very little space, is virtually silent, keys feel great without too much travel, and it looks amazing too! The touch can be compared to a laptop computer.

    I am not a pro, nor do I possess a professional typist technique, so I guess people who are used to "full size, standard-typewriter-type" keyboards will have to adjust a little, as the spacing of the keys is somewhat closer.

    My only (small) complaints: the "return" or "enter" key is a little too small to my taste, and the two USB connectors provided are not powerful enough to use recharge my Ipad while I'm using it. They still can, however, recharge it very slowly if the Ipad is in sleep mode.

    Overall, for me it's the best $50 I've ever spent on a keyboard. But I understand people who might disagree with me. So my best advice to you is to go to a store which has one on display, and try it out for yourself before buying it.

    17 of 19 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great keyboard

    • Written by from Kotka

    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