• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    They don't make'em like they used to...

    • Written by from Hillsboro

    I bought an apple wireless keyboard in ... 2007 with my iMac. Still using the iMac. They keyboard worked flawlessly. Last month, in a bit or rational exuberance, I decided I wanted to upgrade to the new, 2-battery version (cuz that extra battery of the old one was really slowing me down....). Got the new keyboard, plunked fresh, super-expensive Energizer Advanced batteries and commenced to use it. A week into it, the keyboard would once a day lose its connection for a few seconds and then reconnect with the iMac. The keyboard's, like, a foot away from the iMac. As the days progressed, this interruption became more frequent. Last night it was as if someone was pushing the keyboard's switch every 30 seconds: drop/find/drop/find, etc. I changed batteries, I checked the switch: nuttin'. Just kept cycling all evening. So ... I tossed the thing. $69 down the drain for a month's worth of use. I took out the seven-year-old wireless one, plunked in the two batteries and another one and ... the thing's been hummin' along just fine. Lesson of the day: one more diehard Mac follower who's getting mighty tired of buying flimsy, unreliable junk from the Big-A.

    28 of 35 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worthless after one month

    • Written by from Columbia

    The keyboard came with the iMac that I purchased, and was a little small for my taste, so I decided to use it for my iPad 2 and get a Logitech solar keyboard for the iMac. Everything was great for about a month, and then, after the second time I had to change the batteries, the wireless keyboard would no longer connect to any device, including the iMac. There's no way to reset it, and it will no longer set up with the desktop. I'm not happy with this at all.

    20 of 32 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works perfectly!

    • Written by from Mount Juliet

    I love this device so much, I bought a second for my iPad. Even with an iPad 2 it syncs in only a couple of seconds to connect once you press the power button. Plus the batteries last a really long time, at least several months with significant use. An added bonus is that it is lighter than any of the other rechargable keyboards that I have found that had decent ratings.

    16 of 18 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Keyboard...

    • Written by from Highland Park

    Got a new Mac and had to buy a Apple Wireless keyboard for it. So far the keybard has been great and has lasted forever on batteries. I have huge fingers and find the keys a good size. It is truly an awesome keyboard.

    9 of 11 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Keyboard!

    • Written by from Forest Hills

    Really like this keyboard. Looks great with my MacBook and iPad. I like the chicklet design and key travel. The only thing I wish it had was backlighting for use in a dark room (but I understand that this would be a big battery drain). Lack of backlighting is why I gave it four stars, otherwise it would have been a five star review.

    4 of 6 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    apple fans will never complain about apple

    • Written by from Erie

    This is the worst keyboard i have ever used. It is basically a laptop keyboard for a desktop designed to save this company money. I have and always will use the numerical keypad on the right side of the unit. This can be used very quickly and accurately. Not this thing it was designed by Mickey mouse. Keys are not in the same spots so that takes some getting used to. But come on NO NUMBER PAD on a desktop keyboard. Why not skip the keyboard and go to a desktop with just a touch screen.

    It looks so pretty to bad i have to hook up my old apple keyboard.

    20 of 53 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't forget the batteries.

    • Written by from Temecula

    I really liked the look of this keyboard, and it worked well with my iPad. Unfortunately, my need for such a keyboard is too infrequent. The batteries eventually leaked and the cap to access the battery compartment is now fused to the housing... cannot be removed. Word of caution: Keep your batteries fresh. Corroded aluminum is unforgiving and you will need to buy a new keyboard if this happens.

    26 of 42 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Numeric Keypad...

    • Written by from Tampa

    I like the wireless keyboard, but have found myself using using my old USB model because it has the numeric keypad section. This is just plain bad design. Leaving an extremely useful and core element of a keyboard out. Fix it. Other than that, it works just like the old one...

    8 of 12 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Should be no confusion.

    • Written by from LAFAYETTE

    This is the best keyboard hands down. I use it daily for school and although a tad pricy, definitely worth the price. I have the Incase Compact backpack (in case you're curious about space management) which if you'd like to look at, is on this store. The backpack is quite slim itself, and the content in my daily bag are my Macbook Pro 13 inch, Magic Mouse sometimes, iPad Air with smart case, and 3 five subject notebooks, yet somehow the keyboard is still able to fit without problem. It's slim, has a long battery life, is compact, durable, and still able to have the quality and size of a normal keyboard. Being my fingers are longer than average, I still haven't had a problem typing with it yet. Now that you get my point, I think you should stop reading this and go buy and experience one for yourself.

    9 of 12 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Awsome keys

    • Written by from Conroe

    The keys on the keyboard are really easy to push. They fill like marshmallows!! So smooth! If something gets into the keys it's really easy to get them out, since theres a space in the words you can't have a typo that easily!! <3 REALLY GOOD PRODUCT! I don't afitally own one but at bestbuy the keyboard felt awsome!!

    4 of 9 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Amazing

    • Written by from Clonee

    Amazing keyboard! Bought this for use with my ipad and it is absolutely amazing. It has an amazing stylish design and easy comfortable use.

    Would fully recommend this product to anyone!!!

    2 of 5 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Lite where art thou

    • Written by from Southampton

    Nice keyboard all in all. Only thought that the keyboard was lighted like the MacBook keyboard. I suppose it being a battery operated preclude the ability to have it light as well.

    3 of 4 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Works great

    • Written by from Dartmouth

    Was worried about buying this at first based on the reviews I read, one of them being if it drops the battery could get stuck... Well, i'v been using weekly for about 2 months now.. The box that the keyboard comes in is where it goes when i'm done using it..

    Besides that, LOVE the feel of this keyboard, very fluent, feels good to type. Highly recommend but it is a bit more on the pricey side.

    8 of 9 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it

    • Written by from Highland

    I have been using this keyboard for at least 4 years with my iPad and iPhone. I really love it.

    8 of 10 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Me Too - Best Keyboard I've Used

    • Written by from Hilton

    As an electrical engineer for 32 years now and having experienced the evolution of keyboards as it occurred, I can honestly say that this little guy is now the best I've used. I've owned an MBP 15" Retina for a year now (as my sole computing device) and have also recently purchased the Matias Mini Tactile Pro with the mechanical switches used in the old Apple extended keyboard, what many say was the best keyboard Apple ever made.

    These are all great keyboards and, ultimately, this is a very subjective issue. But, for me, the new Apple Wireless takes the cake. The touch response has a little more throw, "kickback" and springiness than the MBP but nowhere near the travel and "clickiness" (or the sheer volume) of the Tactile Pro. IMO, the Apple Wireless perfectly nails the balance between these opposite ends of the spectrum.

    For the life of me, I don't understand the lower-rated reviews, including those complaining about the lack of numeric keypad. How many people actually even use one anymore (accountants, etc, aside) and does it even begin to make up for the fact that your mouse (or trackpad) cannot be located in a more ergonomic position, closer to your body and keyboard? If you really need one, Apple makes one, albeit wired. But, isn't it most likely the case that if you need an extended board, it's going to be sitting in one place most of the time anyways?

    Regarding battery life, I haven't owned mine long enough yet to tell, so I'm hoping I get the same results as those reporting great results in that category too. Apparently this newer model automaticaly powers down when not in use and then back up when tapped into use again, so the complaint about not knowing when it's turned off have been addressed in the newer models.

    10 of 13 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Batteries Get Stuck

    • Written by from Toronto

    The poor design of this keyboard does not allow you to remove the batteries. If you don't change your batteries frequently and they get swollen your keyboard will be useless and you will not be able to remove the batteries. I have been through a few of these keyboards and while it may look pretty do yourself a keyboard and the the full wired keyboard for $25 less and a numeric keypad! PS no batteries to change or get stuck either!

    13 of 20 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Very nice!

    • Written by from STANFIELD

    Very good keyboard and easy to setup

    5 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Too small and different size than my MacBook Air keyboard

    • Written by from PASADENA

    This wireless keyboard came with a new iMac 27" that I purchased recently. While I love the large screen for the iMac I am frustrated by the keyboard.

    I toggle between my MacBook Air when I am out of the office and my iMac when in the office. The keyboard causes me all sorts of problems.

    1) It is too small

    2) The keys feel like they are closer together on the wireless keyboard vs. the laptop, causing all sorts of problems

    3) The ergonomics required to use the keyboard are bad -- there is no place rest ones wrists as is the case with a laptop

    It seems that Apple does not make a wireless FULL SIZE keyboard so I may need to switch to a wired one.

    24 of 47 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great keyboard, stops working in two years.

    • Written by from New York

    This is a well built keyboard. Probably the most beautiful around, keys are easy to type and the integration with OSX is great with the special function buttons.
    Unfortunately, they stop working after 2 years. I am on my second wireless keyboard from Apple, and they both simply stopped pairing with the computer. Tried everything I could find in the internet to no avail. Of course, Apple has no real customer service, so to the garbage they went.
    I would like to buy another one, but after two of them going kaput in my hands, this would have been silly. Will buy a Chinese fake instead. Unfortunately, Apple doesn't make the small USB keyboards anymore.

    12 of 18 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice Product BUT...

    • Written by from Whittier

    it's just a tad to small for big hands, and if your use to the "old" white mac keyboard then it will take getting use to because of the space difference, but after a while you get use to it, the numerical keypad isn't missed that much, but I love that since it is wireless, the cord isn't missed at all! THIS IS PRETTY COOL KEYBOARD!

    6 of 8 people found this useful