as pretty as Apple aluminum keyboards are, they are not always the most practical thing to type on if you are a super serious typist. lucky for you (if you belongs to the latter), there’s the Das Keyboard. granted that aesthetically, the Das Keyboard Professional Keyboard for Mac is not in the same league as Apple’s, but its practicality should outweigh that “short coming”. features include German-engineered gold-plated mechanical key switches for the extra tactile feel and audible click that all typists love, a five-key rollover feature allowing five keys to be pressed simultaneously, sleep function at the press of a button, blue LED indicators, an uber long 2-meter (6.6-foot) USB cable, built-in 2-port USB 2.0 hub for your USB flash drives or other USB peripherals, laser-etched key cap inscriptions for durability, and last but not least, being a Mac keyboard it sports Mac-specific special keys such as Option, Command, media keys for music control, as well as brightness controls and eject. according to Das Keyboard, the Professional Keyboard for Mac has a dedicated USB 2.0 hub connector which afford a faster charging and syncing of your iDevices than most of its competitions. available in only one colorway, which is the glossy black. you can own it for $128.95 each.