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post #1 of 12
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So i was in the apple shop in London the other day
and i tried out the slim keyboards and they are really easy to type pretty fast on with a great deal of accuracy, However would it be worth getting one for my windows rig?
Is it compatible?
also i am guessing it is a complete disaster for gaming ?
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post #2 of 12
I know there are a few OCN members that use them and enjoy them. I'd use one over a G15 or Lycosa.
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Yes, it is compatible as long as it's a USB interface. You'll be missing the Windows-specific keys, but that may or may not bother you. They're available in the US for about $50, but would probably be considerably more in the UK. As for gaming, there's only one way to find out! Just don't get rid of your current keyboard and you can always go back or even switch them out for gaming sessions.
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post #4 of 12
The command keys work as Windows keys. You just lose that context menu button that almost no one uses anyway.

Not completely sure if the bluetooth ones work under Windows, but I would be surprised if they didn't.
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post #5 of 12
yes it will work functionality will be wierd, you can use a mac osx installation cd to install the drivers for it

proof

enjoy
post #6 of 12
I couldnt stand to type a research paper on one but they are good enough.
post #7 of 12
Good for portable use. But this is a clone without media keys.



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I've seen white/silver versions of those things on eBay advertised as Mac keyboards, complete with Windows logos.

I love how Chinese counterfeiters always manage to get something wrong. Almost always something obvious.
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I've used it. I hate it.
    
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post #10 of 12
Which one?
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