• 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple Wireless Keyboard

    • Written by from Montreal

    First of all the design is great, and the low-profile keys are fantastic.
    Once you get used to these low-depth keys, you'll never want to return to the older high keys.

    Having said that, there are several issues to think about:

    1. Overpriced
    2. Keys wear out fast, so you'll need to replace then. 10 of mine have totally lost their letters ands characters
    3. I gave my friend my old keyboard and he didn't want to use it. He had trouble seeing the keys and would have wanted more
    contrast of the letters on the white base or even white letters on black bases.
    4. Check the serial numbers carefully. I purchased what I thought was an English keyboard, but waited too long to use it. When I
    connected it to my computer, it was French!!!!
    I couldn't return it to where I purchased it because 3 months was too long. The serial number for French and all writing on the box
    would have one think that one purchased an Englih one. Only one other sub serial number informs you on the box that this was
    French!!!

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Wireless keyboard useless

    • Written by from Birmingham

    Just got brand new mac at work 2 weeks ago. Wireless keyboard useless. Keeps loosing signal. When the signal drops the last key stroke is repeated until signal returns. Poor software coding can only cause this. Very bad when signal drops whilst pressing the back space key. You loose all your work. Funny really cos 3 other users not had a problem yet. Anyway need to change to one with numpad so will buy one with usb cable. New apple mouse will have to go also. Will get a wheel mouse. If I cannot get a true British English keyboard layout to work with correct @ key position I will be asking my director to swap it for the windows 7 cad PC. Still using my win Xp pro machine that still does what I want it to. Most important part of a PC is the mouse and keyboard.

    1 of 6 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Made me ditch the remote.

    • Written by from Richmond

    Before i got my first truly modern Mac, I was using an iMac G5 followed by a white plastic Intel. Both of those had wired keyboards and I had to use the Apple Remote to control the iTunes when I'm not close in front of the machine. However, I bought a 2011 27" iMac used and it came with both the remote and this. I immediately found myself ditching the remote and doing everything remotely on the keyboard, whether it's controlling itunes, typing, or controlling the computer. And since it's not IR, it can be used anywhere in the range. The remote just sits there collecting dust right now… Also it seems to be very efficient or maybe it's the less use it gets because the mouse dies faster than the keyboard.

    3 of 4 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    corrosion

    • Written by from Hannover

    as many others I have the same problem that after a short period of storage, the batteries corroded and making it impossible to open or repair. Apparently there are no replacements from apple! This seams to be a serious issue and one should consider this before buying a keyboard and possibly risking 69 dollars.

    2 of 6 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    JUST PLAIN USELESS

    • Written by from Brooklyn

    A lot of users have hit the nail right on the head with this one. Looks sleek, modern etc. BUT...many issues getting this keyboard to work. Batteries, pairing issues top the list. What a shame!!!! The only thing equally as bad is the mouse and track pad. Truly a trifecta of trash from Apple.

    1 of 7 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Good enough.

    • Written by from Villanova

    I've had this keyboard for a good 2 years, but this year, the lower row (zxcvbnm) just stopped working. I don't know what happened, but it was something with the cables inside. I didn't want to take it to the Apple Store to get it fixed cause that would just be more money. Instead, I got another wireless Mac keyboard, but it was a full-size (with the num. pad) solar powered Logitech one for $10 less than the smaller Apple one which works like a charm.
    SO yeah, I would only get this keyboard if you bought an Apple computer that came with it like my iMac, otherwise you can get a better less expensive one. It's still not bad.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    The Best ever

    • Written by

    This keyboard is sleek and good looking and everything. it has access to a lot of features and has a lot of options. But for pc users, they need some way to edit their keyboard to, but i'm a mac user so i don't care. the keys are all responsive (except for a small flaw in the caps lock, could be just mine) and not being able to tell if its on or not. the wireless is awesome, never disconnects, and these Ωƒß¥†ƒ∑ƒ˚ߨ¥©•ªtg2h©ß¨¥ƒßˆ¬¥ƒ¥™¨∂¬ƒ©ˆ†¶©π® i love doing that and i love this keyboard <3

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Nice design, does not work with Bootcamp/Win 8.1

    • Written by from Hilversum

    Nice keyboard with exactly the same layout as the one on my MacBook Pro. Strangely this keyboard does work on Windows 7, but not on my Bootcamp partition with Windows 8.1.

    0 of 1 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Batteries corrode in the wireless keyboard ....can't open to replace

    • Written by from frankfort

    Second day of school.....8 o'clock at night..... And a paper needs to be written. No such luck !! The batteries in the wireless keyboard have apparently corroded inside the keyboard so badly that I can not open the battery door !! Funny.... I used the keyboard all day without a problem and without the computer giving me any notices that the batteries were low. Tried and tried to get the battery door open ......IMPOSSIBLE! Even got metal shaving slivers in my hand because the metal is so soft where the battery door opens.

    5 of 13 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great feel - no 10 keypad and forward delete

    • Written by from Niceville

    I love the feel of the Apple keyboards and the portability of the wireless keyboards. However - I have to stick with my wired keyboard until Mac puts out a wireless keyboard w/ a 10 keypad and forward delete. There are add-ons out there, but that's just it - they are add ons. 10 keypads are so much easier not only for spreadsheets and work but also for entering long number codes such as tracking numbers and credit card numbers, etc. Such a simple fix and yet they are so reluctant to make it. Why?!?

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Perfect and swift

    • Written by from Findlay

    I just bought an iMac and I chose to keep the wireless Keyboard for the first time.

    I work all day on my mac (10 hours a day) and I play quite a lot too (at least 1 hour everyday). In both usage, it is perfect :
    - keys are not too soft but not too hard, they also produce a shuffling sound when you strike them that is comfortable.
    - the keyboard is fast. I play FPS games (Counter Strike, Left4Dead, Team Fortress etc...) and I play Diablo3 and in both case, the Keyboard is responsive, never lagging and really comfortable.
    - I bought the mac a couple months ago and I'm still at 90% of the batteries (included with it) despite an intensive use.
    - the size is the same as the laptop keyboards from the Macbooks. but the angle makes it way more comfortable.

    On the minus side for workers :
    - No numeric keyboard. I don't care, my work doesn't make me need that, but some people will be annoyed.
    - white keys get grey really fast (dirty). You still can clean them really easily.

    5 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Unuseable. Once it un-pairs, you're done.

    • Written by from Boulder

    When it unpairs itself, there is absolutely nothing you can do to get it to re-pair. I've tried at least 30 different things listed in the Apple forums and nothing works. It used to work, now it's just a large paperweight.

    3 of 15 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Best keyboard iv ever bought.

    • Written by from edwardsville

    this keyboard is thin, very sturdy, always responsive and iv found its compatible with every device iv tried it on. this list includes iPads, the microsoft surface, dell laptops, HP laptops and my dell desktop. I bought this with 2 rechargeable batteries and i haven't looked back. i also find its a little easier to type on this particular keyboard than on a standard logitec or dell one. idk if its due to the key size and shape or overall size and shape or the tilt or what but i can definitely say i saw an increase in speed once i started using this keyboard.

    6 of 6 people found this useful

  • 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Keyboard has No Working iPad Navigation Keys

    • Written by from Honolulu

    I am using the wireless keyboard to type this review on my iPad. It works--for typing.

    However, the most used function keys don't work. First, the keyboard has no home key or equivalent. Consequently, you must reach over and push the home button on your iPad. Second, the arrow keys do not scroll web pages. Also, there are no shortcut keys to toggle between applications.

    Basically, the keyboard has no working iPad navigation keys. My expectation was this this Apple keyboard would be fully compatible with the latest iPad. It is not.

    12 of 15 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Pairing Issues

    • Written by from Baden

    While the keyboard itself is very nice, lightweight, sleek, and overall an excellent design, it does not connect to devices very well. If your keyboard drops the signal you are in for one heck of a nightmare to get it to reconnect to anything at all. I have read tons of forums to try and fix the problem but nothing seems to work. I have had it for not even a day and I have spent the last 3 hours trying to get it to reconnect to no avail. It is very frustrating, and overall very unhelpful when there is no direction in the instruction manual to resolve these issues

    7 of 10 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Well rounded wireless keyboard

    • Written by from huntington

    This keyboard is quite near compatable with every Macintosh, Classics suchs as eMac g4 with usb bt chip, Any device that can take a Bluetooth keyboard,
    The only problem I have had with paring has been with Samsung devices, Rooted and custom rom did not resolve the problem..
    I recall a difficult time to pair with the Samsung 7 inch tablet. "shows for 2 seconds out of 245563 attempts"
    My current cellphone is an android lg-e973 and pairs like cake
    My only problem is the life of the board, Guess I should use lithium's or get a better rechargeables

    Oh wait the major fail on apples part is the genius is how to replace the cells
    0. find a coin bigger then a dime
    1. use coin to remove small cover
    2. change the 3 cells
    3. lose the small cover some where's in the r0om.

    Why do I love the PlayStation 3 controllers sell so well?
    Standard usb charger port and blutooth and able to charge+play with usb, and compatibility as wide as this keyboard.
    Why I compaired to ps3 controllers? Because its user friendly human interface and I want apple to use this in there next keyboard upgrade

    I would glady buy a new keyboard if it had a mega battery life, and was able to work via usb while charging,+ having and be able to pair to a set device by pressing a number key. if I could plug my phone in to the keyboard and have the phone charge
    that sysadmin guy would buy with my features.

    0 of 1 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not worth the materials its made from

    • Written by from Leduc

    This is the single worst keyboard i have ever owned, and i have own something out of the 80's with half the keys missing. It is an absolute nightmare to try and pair it with anything. Macbook says "Couldn't connect to device", iPhone doesn't even see it. got it to connect on my android tablet but it disconnected itself 5 seconds later. i really can't tell how it feels to type on it because it wouldn't pair with anything to save its life. I think I'm going to melt it down and make some sort of modern art piece.

    5 of 11 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Best keyboard for iPad

    • Written by from Belleville

    I've had scores of other keyboards. But the fact that this one is a full sized keyboard (unlike Logitech, whose design I like for case and keyboard but the keyboard is not very functional for someone who types a great deal) is a plus. The only real down side is that there's no case for the iPad and keyboard. I ended up purchasing the origami case for the keyboard (after carrying it around with me in the original box for YEARS) and a case for my newly upgraded iPad Air (upgraded from an iPad 2).

    I wish Apple would get with the program and design something for both or come up with a new keyboard/case for it's product.

    8 of 9 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    2 keyboards-batteries corroded inside, can't even open battery door on one

    • Written by from New Orleans

    There must be a design problem here - never had a device that corrodes batteries to this severity when not used. Will see if duracell pays to replace it, but it seems to be a design problem since it has happened to every apple blue tooth keyboard I have owned. So while it is a great functional design and pleasant to type on, having to remove your batteries after each use makes the design kind of flawed. One can find this issue in multiple threads of apple support forums.

    12 of 30 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    It works Amazing!!

    • Written by from Coral Springs

    It looks really good on your desk, it's a beautiful, very well made and it works PERFECT!

    7 of 8 people found this useful