Kensington SlimBlade Media Notebook Set

  • Kensington SlimBlade Media Notebook Set
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  • Attractive; solidly build; detachable numeric keypad helps travelers.
  • The small footprint, modular set up and tactile feel of the keyboard. The mouse is responsive and tracks well.
  • Mac/Windows XP and Vista compatible, Stylish design, Simple setup


  • Pricey; no keyboard tilt adjustment; two of five hot keys are Windows-only; poorly designed case makes using the spacebar painful; included software is not functional.
  • Responsiveness of the Media Remote for Front Row

Expert reviews and ratings

By Macworld on 50

Kensingtons SlimBlade Media Notebook Set may be pretty and portable, but its limited features and painful typing layout make it hard to recommend. At $130, its simply not worth the money; shop elsewhere....

By Pocket-lint on 70

Designed for notebook users to use in the office, this is a great looking piece of kit but its not the most ergonomic...

By Gear Diary on

Ive never given much thought to how important using a keyboard is. If one thinks about it, a proper keyboard should have a good tactile feel, minimize wrist and shoulder pain, and have some flexibility with the function keys. I admit...

By TechRadar on 50

Simply in terms of the idea, I like the thought of a modular keyboard, especially if youre talking media centre-style.Having a full keyboard with a removable number pad and media remote would be very handy. Sometimes you dont need the extra buttons...

By LaptopMag on 60

The SlimBlade Media Notebook Set offers reliable typing and cursor control along with portability. We prefer the external keyboards and mice offered by Logitech, but Kensington has the portability aspect nailed for road warriors. You might just want...

By on

When it comes to keyboard upgrades, most people immediately think of two companies: Logitech and Microsoft. And why not? Between the two of them they have most of the bases covered, from ergonomic to gaming to high style. Companies like Kensington...

By Computer Shopper on 75

This sleek-looking keyboard-and-mouse desktop set is responsive and built around an interesting modular system....