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Logitech MX Keys Top View

Look and Feel

The Logitech MX Keys wireless keyboard is a high-end keyboard for sure, the look and feel of it is great, it’s very low profile and the grey one I have here looks metallic. It surprised me with the weight of it when I first took it out of the box, it is quite heavy – I suspect this is because of the non-removable battery it’s got within.

Close Up of Keyboard

It’s got rubber feet as to stop the keyboard from moving especially needed when I thump the keyboard when I type. One thing to not is that it does not have legs to set different levels of incline so basically you have to live with this one setting, consider carefully before buying if this will be an issue for you.

Back of Keyboard

After a few hours of use, I can say the keys on the keyboard feel great – they are soft touch ones so they don’t make a lot of noise, they feel sturdy i.e. not cheap. They have this concave shape for you fingers so it provides a bit more tactile feel when you press into the key.


This is the main reason why I bought this – I needed something to connect to both my PC and a work Macbook Pro I was supplied with. I use both my home PC and work laptop at the same time and I didn’t want to have 2 keyboards laid out on my desk. The Macbook Pro doesn’t have USB ports either (unless you use a dock) so I needed something with Bluetooth connectivity. I already have a Logitech MX Anywhere 2 mouse so it made sense to use the one ecosystem.

I’ve configured the keyboard and mouse on my home PC using the USB unifying receiver, I already had a receiver plugged into my home PC for the mouse, so I used the software to link up the keyboard to it. One unifying receiver can support up to 6 devices apparently. The linking process from installing the software to successfully pairing only took a matter of minutes. Once the devices are pair with the receiver, you can just take the USB receiver and plug into another machine and you can use the paired devices without needing to do anything else.

The keyboard supports up to three device pairings, I’m only using two as mentioned previously. To change between the devices, there are 3 dedicated keys on the keyboard that you can press to “switch” between. Here is a video demonstrating switching between my desktop and the Macbook Pro.

Demo of switching keyboard to multiple devices

As mentioned before, the battery is sealed. It is rechargeable via USB cable which is provided in the box. The box states you’ll get 5 months of use with the backlight off and only 10 days use if you have the backlight on. I will see long mines last on the first full charge and update this post with the outcome.

View showing charging port and power switch


Thus far I got to say it’s definitely one of the best keyboards I have used – but then I haven’t used any keyboard this expensive before! The support for Windows and Mac is great on the one keyboard, it means I can still use the shortcuts from both operating systems without having to go through a mapping exercise. I think it’s definitely worth it if you can pick it up on a deal rather than paying the full RRP, I got this from Amazon UK for just over £77 so price is it’s biggest weakness so far. If you’re into gadgets then I suspect this is another one you’ll be very much excited about with at the start while you learn and use all the cool key functions like the F11 mute button!

My wife had purchased her latest Dyson gadget the Dyson Corrale hair straightener. It’s supposedly less damaging for your hair as it conducts less heat onto your hair through it’s innovative flexing plates.

In my video you’ll see the unboxing of it, it is the Gift Edition set which includes 2 accessories, the paddle brush and detangle comb.

KithenAid Artisan 5KSM125 Mixer Tilt-Head 4.8L

My wife recently got the KithenAid Artisan 5KSM125 mixer. She’s been doing a lot more baking ever since the Covid outbreak, she’s done a few bread doughs and that is a killer for kneading. It arrived today so I got the opportunity to do an unboxing video and give my first impressions.

Here’s some photos I took to let you see what you get.

First Impressions

HEAVY! The box weighed 10.8Kg, that’s gross weight packaging an all. The mixer still accounts for most of this. I’ll try and get it on the scale and update you with the weight soon. I guess that’s what you are paying for, quality. I heard some mixers are made of light flimsy materials, that they start wobbling toward the edge of the kitchen counter when it’s spinning around!

The tilt seems easy to operate, slide the switch to release the lock that will allow you to tilt. It pretty much tilts itself after a certain angle due to the motor’s weight at the end. The electrical cable is about a metre long, a big stainless steel bowl. The accessories include a whisk, flat beater and dough hook, all of which are metal.

Unboxing Video

Watch me unboxing the KithenAid Artisan 5KSM125 Mixer Tilt-Head 4.8L

Unboxing video of KithenAid Artisan 5KSM125 Mixer