The idea of a wireless keyboard and mouse combination was once thought of as problematic and unreliable. But technology has changed much since companies such as Logitech and Apple made wireless keyboards and mice more practical and less expensive. In fact, serious computer users cannot live without a wireless keyboard or mouse to do their work.
First, anyone who has worked on a desktop knows how wires can either take up desk space or get tangled underneath, which is especially annoying when you are trying to figure out what wire is connected to what. A wireless keyboard and mouse has no wires so they are out of your way when working and there are no cord issues to worry about.
Second, you have freedom of movement with a wireless mouse and keyboard duo. Some people sit in a chair across the room and do their computing on a large screen TV, unencumbered by space restrictions. Anyone who has used a wire mouse knows that the wire can get in the way. Wireless has the benefit of being able to take your keyboard and mouse almost anywhere with your tablet or laptop.
Third, if you are traveling they can be used without any other power source other than your laptop or tablet. This is great for businesspeople who sometimes work on the road and for people who go on long road trips during vacation. Because they generally are not power hogs, they can be used without sucking the life out of your computer battery.
For some people with laptop computers, they prefer to not use the touchpad mouse that is so common. A wireless mouse gives them the control they need and still have the portability and mobility the laptop was intended to bring to users.
Which one is best for you is a matter of person choice. There are many brands and styles to choose from. Many manufacturers pair computer keyboards and mice together so there are no compatibility issues. When you buy an Apple MacMini it comes with a wireless keyboard. The fewer the number of wires and connections, the less likely there is to be a problem with your computer accessories.
Spending some time shopping online is a great way to compare models, user reviews, and prices before deciding to make a purchase. The benefits are significant and the set up is simple. Just remember to make sure you have the needed number of USB ports to connect your purchase.