Hi, What is the Apple Bluetooth Keyboard like to touch type on?

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    Does it only require a light touch. I don't like keyboards that require a firm press.
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    I've used this one with my iPad and it's easy to setup and connect. The keys require a light press in order to get text to enter, but it's not like you have to hammer on the keys to get something to pop up on the iPad.

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    Bought it from the Apple Store for $69.

    If you wanted something that was just a 'touch' and not a physical press, why not use the on-screen keyboard then?
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    Thanks, nice piccy too.


    I find the on-screen keyboard too small.
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    PS
    Can you tell me the dimensions plz
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    Laying flat on the desk, I just took out a ruler and measured it for you.

    11" WIDE x 5.125" LONG x 0.75" TALL (at the highest point)

    Hope that helps.
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    Thxs that's great.
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    I need one of these.
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    I brought that key board too. It comes with a nice protective cover and also I had no problem paring with bluetooth. It has a auto shut off and auto turn on. It's just about the right size to go with the Ipad...Mike
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    Thxs
    I'm gonna get me one.
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    You won't regret it. I've had mine since before I got my iPad and I'm delighted to use it with my iPad. Much nicer then using with my iMac.
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    Hey Mike, what is the cover like, I have that keyboard and mine didn't come with a cover?
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    Do I feel like the dummy. I thought that all those mini keyboards came with that protection cover. It's like having a small clear jell cover over the KB. Does your have all the special highlighted keys ? If you like I can take a pic of it and post it...Mike
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    It should be mentioned that the Apple Bluetooth keyboard not only types for the ipad, but you can also control the sound, and screen brightness, play and jump thru songs and movies, and probably other features that I didn't mention. I had one also along with a touch pad from my mac. It works really well. My first Ipad so I am not used to typing on screen but with the keyboard its no biggie. Except you still wanna click a mouse.
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    It's awesome. It's light and fluent. It just keeps going and going. I love pple Keyboards. They aren't itchy or in the way like other keyboards either.
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    I have been using one from the last few months and I love it. I am not the best typist or speller for that matter. It does just fine. There are other B-Tooth keyboards that are small, but this one the keys are a good size, I rarly miss that I am heading for, although it has happenend from time to time.

    iCrush
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    You won't regret spending the coin to get the Apple Wireless Keyboard. Very nice build. Looks great (matches the iPad!) and feels good to the touch. Connects very easily and has some nice features. I'm a touch typist up to 100wpm and this keyboard isn't bad at all for that. I actually prefer the "chiclet" style keys on this keyboard than the standard keys you'd find in most laptops/netbooks. This one is thin and easy to carry around, too. One thing about Apple that my cousin always says "They don't make no junk!"

    Michael "Spam, spam, bacon, eggs and spam. Hold the bacon and eggs." Sent from my iPad using iPF
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    Because the Apple keyboard is right in between.
    I actually prefer the slightly older keyboard with the number pad.

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