I also appreciate that they finally got rid of the Power light, which was unnecessary. The only reasons I didn’t give the iKey keyboard 5 stars is that the keys are pretty noisy as you type especially compared to the near-silence of an Apple keyboard , and it feels plastic-y. All of our advertising is handled by BackBeat Media. Read about our review policy and relationship with vendors. For price quotes and advertising information, please contact BackBeat Media at
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Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. The only reasons I didn’t give the iKey keyboard 5 stars is that the keys are pretty noisy as you type especially compared to the near-silence of an Apple keyboardand it feels plastic-y.
Previously, cables were going every direction; now, they’re all behind the keyboard and thus out of the way. And the verdict is: The question for me is whether to go back to the Logitech or stick with the Macally.
Macally iKeySlim Keyboard
The Logitech keyboard has a scroll wheel, which I missed at first, and a dial for adjusting volume. I use it with my iMac at home as a replacement for the bluetooth keyboard it comes with. I also appreciate that they finally got rid of the Power light, which was unnecessary. Join our email lists! Still, if you’re in a shared office where loud typing wouldn’t be appreciated, perhaps look elsewhere — and, in contrast, if you need to sound like you’re working, get this keyboard ASAP.
The button on the keyboard that is suppose to turn on the computer does not work.
Maaclly many who use laptops, it is a bit awkward to make the switch between two computers. Just bought a replacement. MacAlly has taken the laptop-keys-on-a-regular-keyboard design of the iceKeydropped the price, and simplified the design in the iKeySlim. After reviewing my options online, I went to local macallh supply and computer stores to see how they felt, and I settled on the Logitech Cordless Elite Duoa wireless mouse and keyboard with a USB receiver.
This post has been filed in Input Devices and Reviews. Macally makes some great products, and very realiable. We believe in the long term value of Apple hardware. You should be able to use your Apple gear as long mmacally it helps you remain productive and meets your needs, upgrading only as necessary. Unlike my wireless Logitech keyboard, which needs to conserve battery power, ikeyalim iKeySlim has Caps Lock and Num Lock lights — a very nice feature that always seems to be absent on wireless keyboards.
Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The angle with the desk is perfect, too, so typing is pretty easy.
Macally IKEY5U2 iKeySlim USB Keyboard with two at
All of our advertising is handled by BackBeat Media. I used it for one day, then gave it away. I ended up keeping my Apple extended keyboard that came with macalky iMac.
Of course, it could also come with a pound of free coffee. I got so sick of closing Word’s help window that I eventually pried off the Help key. I don’t like the feel of this keyboard. Next to those is a round power button. I was disappointed that my new macaloy came with a standard keyboard.
Other than that, the bonus keys are just what a Mac addict would want. Inexpensive, competent keyboard, Mac-specific keys, USB hub in the back 2 ports. Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous from Good buy on Mac keyboard replacement I really like this keyboard.
SchwarzTech — Review: MacAlly iKeySlim
Rated 4 out of 5 by Kacally from An inexpensive keyboard for the Mac Brand name Macintosh keyboards cost almost three times as much. This keyboard has an excellent feel, something missing on most low-cost keyboards. It does not provide foot massages. The other improvement is that the two USB ports are now in the back instead of on the sides.