Microsoft Arc keyboard
USB dongle latches on magnetically.
Familiar layout for touch typists.
Suitable for gaming.
Wireless with miniUSB adapter that easily stores under keyboard.
Battery life indicator.
Geared towards PC users.
It's a magnet for fingerprints.
Fourway arrow key isn't good for navigating.
D-pad arrow keys are a pain for text selection.
No caps-lock indicator.
No Menu key.
No media controls except volume.
No mouse controls.
Slightly lacking HTPC keys.
Not very comfortable after using for an extended period of time.
Missing number pad.
Directional pad is not for everyone.
Curved design may make for awkward fit in laptop bag.
By Craving Tech on August 09, 2012
Microsoft Arc Keyboard Review – The Microsoft Arc Keyboard is definitely designed for compact spaces, such as on a desk next to your couch or on your lap while you are lying on your bed watching movies.Of course, that doesn’t mean that it...-
By Macworld UK on April 25, 2011
Those Mac users that strive for a neat, compact desktop will want to test the Arc Keyboard, with its very small footprint and solid build quality we’ve come to expect from Microsoft. If you like the Arc Mouse, this keyboard is its companion of...80
By Macworld UK on October 06, 2010
Here’s a turn up for the books – a Microsoft product that looks more stylish and elegant than Apple’s own alternative. The sleek, curved design of the wireless Arc keyboard looks lovely, and is suitable for use both at home on a small...80
By Chip Chick on August 11, 2010
Keyboard technology has been around a pretty long time. We’re not sure how long exactly, but if you are curious then you can always google it. When it comes to computer keyboards, there’s really not a whole lot of room for more innovation...-
By PC Mag on July 13, 2010
Microsoft's affordable Arc Keyboard Special Edition looks small, but is actually sized right and feels great when you're typing. Set-up is simple and the wireless hub is small enough to store in the base and fit neatly between other, larger USB...80
By Computer Shopper on July 01, 2010
This colorful, compact wireless keyboard has a surprisingly roomy feel. Despite some "key" omissions, it's one of the better keyboards we've used for home theater PCs....75
By PCWorld New Zealand on June 30, 2010
Back in 2008, Microsoft introduced the Arc Mouse – a stylish, uniquely designed wireless mouse which folded in half for portability. Two years later they’ve finally released a keyboard to match and though it doesn’t fold, the Arc...80
By Zath UK on May 31, 2010
We first saw Microsoft’s Arc keyboard way back in January, at CES, before its eventual release a few months ago. With a light feel and chiclet key style, the Arc keyboard is ideal for those wanting an unobtrusive, wireless keyboard with a small...-
By Mac|Life on May 20, 2010
Frequent travelers and anyone attracted by contemporary design will love this keyboard for its lightweight and compact form factor, but serious worker bees will want a keyboard with designated arrow buttons and a number pad.Arc...70
By GadgetRepublic on April 26, 2010
The tagline on the box containing the Microsoft ARC keyboard is 'Style that Works', and it turns out to be true.This wireless keyboard, that is PC or Mac compatible, gives the user an idea of its style and sleekness before it's even taken...-