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Nifty little keyboard,
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This is a great little keyboard. I use it to take notes in class more efficiently and as a case to protect my screen.
-Snaps into place (took a minute to figure it out though, because you have to push a bit harder than you think).
-Easy to sync, stays connected
-Matches the silver backing of the ipad so it looks really cool when closed, plus you can show off your engraving if you have one. (I have is "si hoc legere scis nimium eruditionis habes." Hee hee.)
-All of the function keys on the top row work splendidly and are quite handy.
-Although small, it is only about an inch shorter than a normal Mac keyboard so it is not hard to adjust to using.
-The right hand shift key is a little stange, but it's not much of a problem for me because I typically use the left one anyway.
-A little unbalanced: when the ipad is in the stand, the front part of the keyboard lifts off of the surface it is resting on due to the weight of the ipad (aka it's a bit top heavy). Needless to say it has tipped over a few times, but if you use it on a firm surface instead of your lap there is little issue.
-Some of the black rubber lining around the edge of the keyboard does not line up with the silver casing (there is a small gap), but it is barely noticable.
-The left hand command key has broken off already! I've had the keyboard about a week and a half.
I really enjoy using this keyboard, and it is great for the price. I would buy it again, provided no more keys fall off!
UPDATE 4/5 (Three weeks later):
-In the past week or so, I have had connectivity issues. If I stop typing for a minute or so, the bluetooth disconnects. I figured out that if I press a button repeatedly it will reconnect, but it is still quite annoying.
-The keys have begun to stick. Not physically stick, as in they are pressed into the keyboard and won't come out, but as in I will be typing, look up, and see that instead of typing, the keyboard has instead chosen to leave me a dozen or so 'e's in the place of my sentence.
-The back scratches incredibly easily. The zipper of an inner pocket wrought havoc one day, and I am sad.
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Initial post: Apr 5, 2013 11:20:23 AM PDT
really useful review, Thanks!
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