- Operate as NiMH battery chargers when plugged into USB for power
- Lighted keyboard to type in darker conditions. Must be adjustable
- Must be configurable to PC and Mac layouts
- Would be handy to configure to DVORAK layout, as well
- Retractable USB cables
- Keyboard functions as USB hub, even wirelessly
- Scroll ball instead of a scroll wheel. I do love my Mighty Mouse
- Weights for mouse, with storage in keyboard
- Trackball (or even a nub) in the keyboard to lean back and browse with
- Splittable keyboard with locking adjustments
The adjustable keyboard is probably the hardest part, combined with the other requirements I want fit into it. I'd like to pull the keyboard apart at a split, adjust the angle, and lock it into positions. The numpad would be handy to detach or just adjust, but it doesn't bother me as much.
I use a cheap Micro Innovations set right now, and they serve me well. I use the new slim apple keyboard and a Mighty Mouse at work. Everyone else at the office hates the Mighty Mouse, except one girl upstairs who I do not know. I have taken my place as maintainer of these holy relics, so that I will always have them to love upon.
Looking at the current market of adjustable keyboards gives my wallet a sharp pain in the money fold. Not that I need permission from the little lady to make such a purchase, but she's said there is no problem. I think she just wants me to bitch a little less about hand cramps and joint pain. No trouble in the wrists that would point to something serious, so don't worry. I Always use a wrist pad and meticuously adjust my keyboard, pad, and chair to keep the arms at the best position. I'm a stickler for ergonomics, and its the arms and hands that get the bulk of that attention.
Stay comfortable, people.
EDIT September 9, 2009 I moved onto a Logitech EX110 set a couple months ago and the feet already cracked in half and broke off, simultaneously. I am getting by with a flat keyboard for the moment and have made the decision to get a Kenesis Freestyle, but I haven't decided on the details yet. Has anyone tried these? Can anyone recommend good setups with them? Alternatively, can anyone suggest other makers of two-part keyboards, maybe even with wireless models?