I was wondering if it is possible to get a wireless mouse and keyboard less expensive than Apple's that would still work the way Apple's do - without the need to use extra USB toggles for bluetooth connection?

My MacBook Air has only 2 USB ports and connecting a mouse and a keyboard would leave me without either one or both USB ports.

I know it might be reasonable to buy some device to get 'more' USB ports, but I'd like to find out if there are any mouses and keyboards on a market that a MacBook would recognize without the need to use their own USB bluetooth adapters. Thanks in advance!

  • Any bluetooth mouse/keyboard should work with the Mac's built in bluetooth. I use a Logitech bluetooth mouse with my MBP. Some are marketed as Mac specific, but even a Windows targeted Bluetooth mouse/keyboard should work. – Jason Apr 11 '13 at 21:04
  • @Jason and you don't even use the built in USB thing? – Sergey Grischyov Apr 11 '13 at 21:06
  • There is a difference between a wireless mouse/keyboard (which require their own special adapter) and a Bluetooth one (which will work with any PC/Mac that already has bluetooth). – Jason Apr 11 '13 at 21:11
  • Is there some special reason other than price you don't want to use Apple's wireless keyboard and mouse? – Tom Gewecke Apr 11 '13 at 21:12
  • @TomGewecke yep, the price is the reason – Sergey Grischyov Apr 11 '13 at 21:20

Yes, it's possible. You just need a proper mouse/keyboard that is intended to work that way (via bluetooth).
I know that logitech actually has some of these.
A quick research give me this or this.

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