Excerpt: (1 items) It’s been over three years since Logitech debuted its diNovo Edge Mac Edition ( ), and nearly as long since the release of the diNovo Keyboard Mac Edition ( )—two keyboard that, thanks to superior key technology, a Mac-focused design and key layout, and Mac-specific special features, were among the best Mac keyboards I’ve ever used.
Pros: Very good key feel, Special-function F-keys match Apple's keyboards, Mac-standard keys and layout, full numeric keypad, Low profile design with good ergonomics, Light-powered battery with long life, Wireless
Cons: Less customization than prior Logitech keyboards, Key spacing frustrating for touch-typists
Conclusion: The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 has a sleek aesthetic, and features solar panels that perpetually draw in light to power the keyboard.
Pros: Powered by light, so no batteries required. Slim form factor. Wireless USB dongle requires no driver installation. Configuration software is available for tinkerers. Unifying technology allows you to connect several other Logitech devices to one USB receiver. Lovely design.
Cons: Glossy frame attracts fingerprints and smudge marks. Scissor-style chiclet keys and low-profile design don?t make for a sound ergonomic keyboard.
Conclusion: The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac has that sleek aesthetic that will fit in seamlessly with your iMac or Mac Pro desktop. Its solar panels perpetually absorb light, so you won't have to worry about changing batteries—ever.
Pros: Powered by light, so no batteries required. Slim form factor. Wireless USB dongle is plug and play. Solar App software is available in App store. Unifying receiver allows you to connect several other Logitech devices to one USB receiver. Lovely design.
Cons: Scissor-style chiclet keys and low-profile design aren't comfortable. No Bluetooth.
Excerpt: The Good Well adapted to the Mac. Comfortable, accurate, quiet typing. Potentially runs for many years; green. Full-size keyboard layout. Solar App simple but works. Good-looking; small, 'universal' adapter. Price is right. The Bad Sometimes tricky to get a sustainable charge. No port to directly charge in a pinch. May be too wide for some users. Backlight would be appreciated.
Pros: Well adapted to the Mac., Comfortable, accurate, quiet typing., Potentially runs for many years; green., Full-size keyboard layout., Solar App simple but works., Good-looking; small, 'universal' adapter., Price is right.
Cons: Sometimes tricky to get a sustainable charge., No port to directly charge in a pinch., May be too wide for some users., Backlight would be appreciated.
Conclusion: The K750's claim to fame is that it features integrated solar panels that eliminate the hassles associated with replacing or recharging traditional AA batteries. It's important to note, however, that the K750 isn't powered directly by the sun - it instead uses light (either natural or artificial) to keep an integrated Manganese Lithium button-cell battery topped up at all times.
Conclusion: Otherwise, the K750 is truly a great keyboard. It’s comfortable, it’s punchy yet silent, you will never have to worry about batteries anymore and to top it off, it looks beautiful. It’s slightly pricey at $72, but it makes the Sun work for you. That’s worth it alone, right?
Conclusion: Forget any notion of “going green” or saving the planet with a solar-powered keyboard, the K750 sells itself with convenience alone. Never have to replace a battery or recharge a keyboard again? Sign us up. Steep prices often kill the appeal of products like these, but Logitech’s letting these go for a reasonable $79.99, which strikes us as a small premium for the convenience of never changing a battery again (the company’s cheapest wireless keyboard goes for $49.99 and...
Pros: Conveniently solar powered, Solid wireless connectivity, Dead simple setup, Useful solar app, Quiet and solid feeling, Surprisingly affordable
Cons: Shallow Chiclet design, Glossy chassis shows smudges, dust, No indicator lights for caps lock, etc.
Excerpt: The Good Indefinite battery life. Quick, automatic setup. Very quiet keys. Attractive design. The Bad Relatively delicate construction. Missing keys, comfort of full-sized ergonomic keyboards. More expensive than some competing compacts. Setup Although it does operate with Macs, the K750 is only officially compatible with Windows systems, and was tested in Windows 7.