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Simple Bluetooth pairing.
Top row keys offers one-touch access to popular Mac features.
Automatic shut off conserves energy.
Surprisingly nice to type on.
Good battery life.
Lacks number pad.
Small keys may feel cramped for some users.
Learning curve to scale before typing becomes painless.
No black version.
Subpar when not used with OS X
Lack of Printscreen cluster.
No recharging station.
Keyboard is not ergonomic.
Will work with Windows, but specialized software is not available.
By Macworld UK on November 14, 2011
As Apple aficionados, your first port of call for a separate keyboard is most likely to be Apple’s own offering. Compact and low-profile, Apple’s Bluetooth option uses chiclet keys that have become a familiar choice for today’s...
By Computerworld on September 21, 2011
Even if you're comfortable with the iPad 2's on-screen keyboard and can happily tap out a status update or quick email, you might not want to use it for tasks like writing a lengthy report. One option is to ditch the tablet for a full-fledged...
By RegHardware on January 31, 2011
As with most Apple products, it's on the expensive side of things, but not too much of a price to pay for the quality, especially when compared to some of the other models in this round-up. Two AA batteries fit nicely in the shallow rake of the...
By iLounge on November 03, 2010
Both as a compromise and as an overall design, the best of the bunch is Apple’s official Wireless Keyboard ($69), which was on the market predating the release of the iPad and has not as yet been changed in any way for iOS devices. Because Apple...
By GadgetReview on October 11, 2010
Explaining why a keyboard is good or bad is a unique challenge, compared to other products. How a keyboard is isn’t a scientific study. Instead, it’s entirely based on feel and functionality, and ultimately, the keyboard that’s right...
By PC Advisor on October 07, 2010
The Apple Wireless Keyboard is less suited for use in an office environment – many people simply find it too compact to type on rapidly. It doesn't have a proper numeric keypad either, so it's not much use if your work involves a lot of...
By Macworld UK on October 04, 2010
Apple’s Wireless Keyboard is slim, sleek and very light, but it won’t be to everyone’s taste. The slim, compact design is good for use at home – for example, we use ours with a Mac mini that’s plugged into a flat-screen TV...
By cnet on August 25, 2010
Apple bundles its Wireless Keyboard with every new iMac because it matches the computer's strengths in terms of minimal design and simple functionality. While some may bemoan its lack of extra features, the Apple Wireless Keyboard does the job and...
By TheTechLounge on July 01, 2008
The keyboard is really good at being non-existent. Its not great for work, but is a surprise winner when it comes to gaming--which I should point out, only needs half a keyboard, anyway--so it falls into the "keyboard for people who hate keyboards"...
By Gomeler on March 27, 2008
For those looking to use their Apple computer with a secondary monitor and keyboard/mouse setup, the Apple Wireless Keyboard quick and simple solution to detach yourself from your actual laptop and maintain a clean desktop. While the lack of a numpad...
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