• 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Can't pair it with MacBook Pro

    • Written by from Eureka Springs

    Simply put, I'm sending this back to Apple. It simply won't pair with my computer. The Apple "support" information is utterly useless. Yes, all my software is up to date. Don't waste your money.

    7 of 20 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Don't sacrifice usefulness for a smaller footprint

    • Written by from Fresno

    Absolutely hate the fact that there is no wireless option with a numeric keypad. Seems to me like Apple decided that they would take out the function of a full sized keyboard just so they could have a smaller one that looks "cool". I don't like how this is the keyboard that comes standard with the new iMac. I am an accountant so the fact that this keyboard doesn't have a numeric keypad DRIVES ME CRAZY!

    58 of 75 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    DO NOT PURCHASE!

    • Written by from madison heights

    Every time this keyboard connects and disconnects!!! It says connected, then right in the middle of typing it says DISCONNECTED. If this came with your iMac, my advice is try getting the wired one if this problems happens to you. My friend has an iMac with a wireless keyboard and it doesn't happen to him, i guess I'm unlucky...

    Advice: Just go with the wired one.

    20 of 97 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Terrible battery life

    • Written by from Minneapolis

    I have no idea what's going on with this thing, but my batteries die after about a week. I've bought two sets of completely new batteries and this thing drains them in no time flat.

    57 of 68 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    NO DELETE KEY?

    • Written by from Los Angeles

    Apple repeats the same mistake over and over on its laptops, and now here: no real Delete key. This keyboard only has a Backspace key, mislabeled "Delete."

    That, in combination with the lack of dedicated Page Up/Down buttons, makes this keyboard a clumsy and tedious affair. Throw in the lack of numeric keypad, and you can chalk up another flop for Apple's human-interface department.

    40 of 107 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Terrible battery life - every 2 weeks

    • Written by from westport

    Battery life is terrible - replacement required every 2 weeks. Apple has failed to acknowledge or resolve this problem.

    67 of 88 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Keyboard Looks good but disconnects randomly.

    • Written by from orem

    I love this keyboard but here is my issue: It keeps disconnecting and reconnecting. I keep the keyboard about 1-2 feet away from the computer so range isn't the issue. When I Googled the problem someone said it was just interference from the Macbooks Airport (wireless.) When I turn off the airport it still disconnects just as much. I would love this keyboard if it were reliable. I have a 17" Macbook Pro Unibody, and an airport extreme network.

    19 of 30 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Hating the new keyboard!

    • Written by from New Hope

    It's pretty & cute, but not very functional. I can't believe they dropped the 10-key numbers off to the right side of the keyboard. It makes it very difficult to use.

    18 of 32 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    A keyboard should be *reliable*

    • Written by from Montross

    We have a wireless that came with my wife's Mac Pro and a regular keyboard. I've played with both, and the wireless has been nothing but a pain. My wife *HATES* typing on the wireless. We swapped it out and gave it to our kids for their iMac, and I've had nothing but trouble getting the dang thing to be recognized during boot up if I move the machine.
    A
    Keyboard
    Should
    Just
    Work
    It shouldn't be something I have to fight with, make allowances for, and *deal* with. It should just WORK.
    Just bought a Quad core 27" iMac and chose the corded keyboard with numerics and *very* glad I did ;-). Nuff said.

    35 of 56 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    wireless keyboard

    • Written by from Miami Lakes

    I bought it about a year ago and it stopped working about three months ago.
    I changed the batteries and checked the wireless connection; and it still isn't working.
    Currently, it's setting on my desk right now and I plan to take it back to the Mac store where I bought as soon as I get a moment to do so. What a bummer.

    8 of 16 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Too cumbersome for writting Spanish

    • Written by from Elkhart

    Granted, this is an issue that only affects Spanish speakers. However, I am a Spanish major and this keyboard is just too awkward when writting Spanish "tildes" and punctuation marks.


    I would have loved to purchase the Wireless Keyboard in Spanish. However, Apple is not selling the Spanish keyboard in the US.


    Another option Apple has in order to make this keyboard less cumbersome, would be to allow it to act as an International keyboard. That would allow it to turn this 'E into this É.

    Instead, Apple has chosen the "Option E" route to write "tildes." (It is too awkward)


    If I can't find a Spanish keyboard, I may as well go back to PC.

    20 of 75 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not Impressed

    • Written by from romeoville

    Well, Apple lowered the power requirement for this keyboard to two AA batteries. And could have been better off keeping the three AA's and provide backlight keys like the mac book pro. After all its wireless and that would have been an improvement! Innovation? Not always better to be green for the headlines.

    40 of 58 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Defective x2

    • Written by from Claremont

    My wife bought this to run with her Powerbook. She wasn't able to link up with the computer and so did more hunting and found many people with the same complaint. Very frustrating. So I tried it with my iMac. It linked up fine and I actually love the feel of it. However, several letters in the upper right, like "P" and the dash, didn't work. Disappointing an an Apple product to find not one but two major problems. I think we'll be reluctant to risk trying another one since we found all the other negative reviews of the thing. Too bad as I liked the feel of it and the look of it.

    15 of 29 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not a good keyboard at all

    • Written by from irvine

    The buttons feel horrible, they feel like they don't press when you press them, also my fingers slip off the keys when i'm working in photoshop holding multiple keys, and the arrow keys are so tiny they are a pain to press. I hate this keyboard, I love the older whit apple keyboard though.

    15 of 34 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Cute, but virtually useless

    • Written by from CUPERTINO

    I’m a recent convert from the PC world. I purchased my first I-Mac yesterday. I love the machine as it allows me to be working in PC world while also in the Apple world using VM-Fusion. Unfortunately, the wireless keyboard included with the I-Mac is impossible to use for a touch typist.
    When buying an I-Mac, add a real keyboard if you intend to type anything.

    20 of 43 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    The only dreadful Apple product I've ever owned.

    • Written by from RIDGEFIELD

    I guess it had to happen eventually, simply by the laws of probability. My lifetime run of one brilliant Apple product after another came to a crashing halt when I bought one of the new Apple wireless keyboards.

    What were you guys thinking when you designed this thing? O.K., I know, it is a beautiful design to LOOK AT. True. No question. But try typing with the thing for more than five or ten minutes, especially if you usually type more quickly than at a leisurely hunt and peck speed. It's brutal on your hands (and I've played piano all my life, so my hands are not wimpy): there is no travel in the keys, so it's like typing on cement. After a while, it hurts! After a few hours, even my hands ache. I'm sorry, but it's just not well thought out for its actual purpose as an input device. As desk sculpture, it's great. For actually typing for any length of time, it's just not up to Apple spec.

    The flat surface shape and wide spacing of the keys makes for uncomfortable typing as well. If the keys could have a concave surface, and be closer together, it would be a great improvement.

    Sorry to go on at such length; but I didn't want to just rant so it took a bit to include some specifics. If these areas can be improved (harsh/hard key "action", flat key surface, and too wide spacing of keys), it could become both a beautiful and more functional keyboard.

    437 of 535 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Horrible

    • Written by

    this keyboard is absouletly horrible

    26 of 172 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Where is the 10-Key pad

    • Written by from Concord

    This keyboard is very nice, if you don't work with numbers for your job or hobby. Apple should offer a wireless keyboard with a 10-key pad, as an option, like they used to. For anyone who deals with numbers, the lack of a ten key makes this model useless. I love Apple products, but i don't understand their product strategy, especially if they hope to make inroads to the business market. Now, I had to order the USB keyboard and will have a desk cluttered with a USB connection. Apple, as I've suggested several times, offer a 10-key pad version.

    450 of 565 people found this useful