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I just got the Black Widow Ultimate and have just one complaint. Is the media keys only usable when iTunes is on screen and not running in the background? For example I cant change the music while I'm typing this... Function + Media keys do nothing, is it supposed to be like that? My Razer Lycosa let me change songs where ever I was.
     
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Don't have iTunes installed but I just tried it with Windows Media Player and it's global. The Lycosa actually gave me trouble actually, it didn't work from within a game window (Logitech media keyboard spoiled me on that, even worked with Songbird).
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i had the tarantula, and that keyboard could open itunes using the music button.. im pretty disappointed that this keyboard doesnt seem to have something similar. i used to open itunes and hit shuffle songs without even having to look at itunes...

im not too sure about this keyboard. its kind of letting me down. it feels really good, but it is missing some features that i loved, and its got the glossy finish that leaves finger prints all over it. i might go with another company. i should have known right away to keep away from razer after my last keyboard. a key went out, and when i updated the firmware, the snakes on the front started flickering instead of fading in and out, and the media keys sometimes worked, sometimes didnt after the FW update.

fail.
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