Summary: I have been using the Matias folding keyboard for at least 6 years for my personal PC and my laptop at work. I am one of those people that does not like to use the keyboard or mouse that comes standard on a laptop; just too small. I spend considerable time traveling at work and you just can't easily get a regular keyboard to fit in a laptop case. I tried several other external keyboards before I found the Matias folding keyboard.
GR8 Value Plug n Play, Compact... GR8 for ppl with Carpal Tunnel!
17 January 2013
Summary: Excellent value. Super easy plug n play within minutes! Great for me as I have onset carpal tunnel in my wrist. With this compact/folding keyboard (USB wire/remote from my laptop) I can sit back and take pressure off my wrist. That's why I bought it. It serves the purpose nicely. Also, as I sit a bit further back from the laptop screen, it eases eye-strain. Awesome! Again, it also folds in two, so it's portable, laptop bag friendly! I'm very satisfied!
Summary: The craftsmanship and quality are excellent. This really is a nice keyboard and priced appropriately. It looks good and professional and has very useful function, I can just Folded and take it with me anywhere.
Summary: This folding keyboard works well. It folds in half to a small size (about 4" x 7"). Best yet, the main reason I got it is because it has the number pad off to the right of the Qwerty keyboard. Yay! I hate typing numbers off the top line of the Qwerty! As far as negatives: As other reviews have mentioned, the zero key next to the fold line almost always omits keying onscreen unless struck firmly, and the p key just below it often does as well, although not as frequently...
Summary: I got this because I was always looking for the smallest keyboard I could find with a 10 key to keep in my lap top bag for travel. I did not care for any of the roll-up soft keyboards, etc. that appeared fragile or not right for me for one reason or another. This keyboard was just what I was looking for and it works great. As some other reviews I have seen have commented it really would be nice if it locked in the open position so it stayed flat when open.
Summary: The keyboard was a lifesaver. I took it on a business trip where I needed to do considerable typing in my hotel rom. My laptop keyboard is cramped and uncomfortable. This folding keyboard gave me a full-featured keyboard that responds just like I was in the office. I will take it with me on all my business trips.