• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't Listen To The Naysayers!

    • Written by from WEST BOYLSTON

    I use an Apple 15" MacBook Pro for one job and use a 17" MacBook Pro (both all aluminum series) for another job and let me tell you, typing, leaning over a desk, and hands resting on the laptop for 12 - 14 hours a day was starting to do a number on my elbows and wrists. I got this keyboard and now I can sit back in my office chair, rest my hands on the arm rests of my chair, and get a lot of work done!

    The keyboard feels natural. I don't find that the keys are awkward, depressed too much or hard to navigate. I think the style and design is perfect, key placement is perfect and the number pad is an added plus! The keys are very quite and the keyboard is solid. It's not made of plastic but made out of the same aluminum material used in all of Apple's high-quality products now-a-days....come to think about it, an aluminum ipod would be slammin!!!

    Even though it's not wireless, at least now I have an extra USB that I never had before.

    I would highly recommend buying this if you type for long periods of time throughout the day.

    Hope this helps anyone!

    14 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple wired Keyboard

    • Written by from South Lake Tahoe

    Love, love, LOVE the new keyboard! I had a spill on my old one (first time for me) & I'm actually glad it happened - I didn't realize the new keyboard was so light and has almost silent key operation. I use the usb side ports for mice & cameras.

    26 of 33 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazingly low profile and very smooth

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    I love the 1/4 press keys and the ease of use, and I have had it for more than a year and still love it. I type at least 12 pages a day on this aluminum keyboard and i have never experienced any cramping and my tendinitis never flares up. I find myself wanting to take it to work because the win pc's that we have at work still use the full key bulky keyboards and I'm always getting cramps and my tendinitis is killing me.

    Until mac comes out with a keyboard that improves on this one i will never switch back.

    29 of 34 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Totally cool!

    • Written by from Walnut Shade

    I love Apple so much! I like the wireless Apple Keyboard better but if you need the numeric key pad then this is a great keyboard! Buy it!!!

    6 of 14 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent keyboard

    • Written by from Yellowknife

    I recently replaced the keyboard that came with my computer (it had a run-in with lasagna once) and am entirely impressed by this new thinner, easy-to-use design. I am extremely happy with the feel of the keyboard and it makes typing much easier as you don't have to keep your hands so high off the desk. Will definitely be keeping this keyboard for a long time to come.

    11 of 17 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    A SOLID KEYBOARD

    • Written by from Uniontown

    This Keyboard is smooth, and sleek. The keys are easy to push down with little travel. This increased my keyboarding speed. Not to mention; it's one of the best looking Keyboards with a Numeric Keypad. The USB inputs on each side of the Keyboard are tucked under nice and neat. Apple design and innovation is why this Keyboard is under my fingers right now.

    17 of 21 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Couldn't be happier!

    • Written by from URBANA

    To sum everything up; this keyboard is amazing. It has a great feel to it. It has made typing a pleasure again, if not a little fun. The keys are easy to depress, and since they are low profile I've actually added about 15-20 wpm to my typing speed. You kind of glide more than type with this thing. The only thing you might want to look out for, is the edges are a little "sharp", for lack of a better word.

    Would love to see this in an ergonomic version. But it's amazing! Buy it!

    14 of 20 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    The best keyboard I have ever used!

    • Written by from Eugene

    I originally purchased this keyboard (over a year ago) to go with my MacBook as I prefer not to use the laptop keyboard. I have used it on windows xp and more recently windows 7 in addition to Leopard and Snow Leopard. No problems with it ever. It is super comfortable to type on and very easy to keep clean. I have used loads of different keyboards in nearly every price range and this one beats them all. (If they sold them at office max so I could get one to use at work, that would be great.)

    23 of 29 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent Keyboard!!! Highly Recommended!!!

    • Written by from Scarsdale

    I purchased this keyboard when it was first released, I think about 2 years ago now. Not a single problem with it so far. I clean it periodically with iKlear and a microfiber towel. Some of the commonly used keys and the space bar have developed a bit of a shine from constant use. The keys "feel" great - very easy to use, the spring pressure feels very natural for me. The super thin design means less stress on your hands and wrists, and easier all day use. If you are looking for a really great replacement keyboard at a reasonable price, this is a solid choice.

    Two small requests...

    I think it would be great to have 2 USB ports on the front to each side of the cable, like the previous generation keyboard. Perhaps even a total of 4 USB ports. That being said, I rarely use the USB ports because they are a bit difficult to access on the side.

    I would really LOVE to have this keyboard in black and silver to match my iMac better, and to have the option for back lit keys like the Macbook Pro's have. Black and silver would be nice, with selectable back lighting would be super. On/off, adjustable brightness - maybe a few LED color choices like white, blue, red, green - depending on your conditions or mood. White for general purpose, red for stealthy operations, blue for that cool electric modern feel, green because geniuses pick green :-)

    19 of 24 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great

    • Written by from NOTTINGHAM

    Great keyboard and designed to the standard you would expect from Apple. Now thanks to the review column it also allows me the opportunity to laugh at all the no0bs who actually expected the usb ports to support high powered devices, do some research first.

    11 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    What an awesome keyboard!

    • Written by from Niagara-on-The-Lke

    Just rec'd this keyboard today. I'm using it with a PC running WinXP, SP3. Perfection right out of the box! I absolutely love everything about it!

    10 of 14 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Masterpiece

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    I like that product and specially the aluminium...

    4 of 7 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    20 years of programming, my favorite so far

    • Written by from Mill Valley

    I wouldn't mind a wireless version with the extended key set, but wired is fine for me. Also, some may prefer a keyboard that works a little better with wrist supports. For me, however, this is the finest keyboard I've used so far. The keys feel solid and respond excellently, it's quiet, and minimally designed. No extra junk keys plastered about, no bright LEDs, no software drivers or configuration, just a great feeling keyboard!

    9 of 10 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent keyboard

    • Written by from Glen Waverley

    Love the slim profile of the keyboard and solid build quality

    11 of 14 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing Keyboard!

    • Written by from O FALLON

    This keyboard is a great addition to anyone Mac or PC. I use this keyboard with my macbook pro 15" when I am at home at the desk. The full layout and number keypad are the best! I use iWork software a lot and the keyboard is a breeze to type on. It is so compact and it makes my desk look a lot nicer to! The USB ports on the sides power my mouse and will charge and sync my iPod Touch. The wireless keyboard can't do that because it is battery powered! 5 Stars for an amazing, compact, and large keys!

    7 of 10 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Keyboard!

    • Written by from New York

    This is a great keyboard. I am able to plug an external hard drive into the USB port on the keyboard and my MacBook recognizes the hard drive. Very high-powered. Keys are crisp and responsive... the only con is that it's so light that it slides around my desk.

    11 of 13 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great for my Purpose!

    • Written by from Neptune Beach

    OK, I really just wanted a Numeric Keypad for my 15" MacBook Pro. At $49 I thought the full keyboard might be appropriate. I had a Targa USB from an old LapTop that didn't operate correctly. When I got this keyboard I was pleasantly surprised. It has two Hi Speed USB ports on either side, and since it's tucked out of site on either side of the keyboard. Apple even included an extension cable if you wanted to plug something in that couldn't be tucked tight under the keyboard. Everything feels quality. The finish matches my macbook pro exactly, and I can rest it directly over my keyboard and still access my touch pad.

    11 of 14 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

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Keyboard

    • Written by from Hemet

    This is a VERY nice keyboard. I got it with my mac (instead of the wireless one) and I have no complaints! It's light, quiet, and has a nice feel. Compared to other keyboards out there, it's very sleek and simple. It may not have all the extra buttons, but it makes up for it! It may be one of the bigger apple keyboards, but next to a PC keyboard, it looks pretty thin. I've had a key fall off, but that was my own fault, and I'm getting it replaced. I definitely recommend this keyboard!

    10 of 15 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Absolutely fantastic keyboard

    • Written by from Dearborn

    Being a writer my keyboard gets a lot of use, in fact the only reason I needed a new keyboard was due to the fact that I had worn the letters off my brand name keyboard that cost as much as the apple.
    Wearing the letters off is not a problem for me, but for my wife, it is a big problem.
    So I decided to order this keyboard and I can not tell you how happy I am. It has taken only a couple days to get used to it and now I would never giver it up.

    The feel of the keys is wonderful. Very responsive. They do not feel "touchy" nor do they require a lot of force. The feel of the flat surface of the key is a bit different and they feel smooth and pleasant.

    I am a rather fast typer and I find that with this key board I am typing faster and lighter than I have ever been able to do before.

    So in short, this is a fantastic keyboard. It looks and feels great. I could not ask for more.

    20 of 24 people found this useful