Matias Keyboard, Apple Keyboard, other suggestions?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by feflower, Aug 26, 2009.

  1. feflower macrumors regular

    Jun 25, 2009

    I want to get a new keyboard for my MacPro. I've got the previous generation, the one with the "sticky" keys.

    I first thought I wanted an "old-school" keyboard and almost bought the Matias Tactile 2 (now discontinued, #3 should be out soon). But I tried the Mac's "chicklet" keyboard and I liked more than I thought I would (also the basic one without the number pad is a great option).

    Anybody tried out the Matias Tactile?
    I thought about the Mac keyboard also because if I get a Mac portable I don't have to adjust between two types of keyboards. But then I'm afraid Mac might overhaul their keyboards also...any rumors about that....?
  2. guydude193 macrumors 6502a

    May 15, 2009
    It's a keyboard. Updates aren't very frequent, because it's a keyboard. Don't worry about it. ;)
  3. illidian macrumors 6502

    Mar 27, 2008
    Cincinnati, OH
    I love the chicklet keyboard. Other keyboards now feel like crap to me.

    The "updates" that Apple may do are… changing the keys from white to black.
    :eek: I know.
    Perhaps backlighting, but how often are you using your computer in the dark?
  4. highertechnology macrumors 6502a

    Jul 31, 2009
    I love my mac keyboard too.... Ive tried different ones but always come back.
  5. MattZani macrumors 68030


    Apr 20, 2008
    About 50% of the time.

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