Safety Pin Flash Drive Makes an I-Always-Lose-Things Fashion Statement

Art Lebedev's studio is best known for its flashy glowing Optimus keyboards, but the firm dabbles in other clever designs too. Like merging a USB flash drive with a safety pin creating four gigs of storage you're unlikely to lose. » 4/25/12 12:20pm 4/25/12 12:20pm

Art Lebedev's Optimus Mini Six Keyboard May Be Down, But Isn't Out

After being hit with delays, Art Lebedev's scaled-down Optimus keyboard, the Mini Six, has finally hit the production line, the company confirmed via their LiveJournal (yes, really.) » 6/29/11 7:30am 6/29/11 7:30am

What I Wouldn't Give to Press Ctrl + O On a Bottle of Beer Right Now

How many times have you wished you could press ctrl/cmd + F in real life? Or ctrl/cmd + Z? We may not be able to perform those life shortcuts just yet, but with Art Lebedev's ctrl + O bottle opener, at least we can crack open a cold one, for $18. [Art Lebedev via FoodBeast via TechEblog via Technabob] » 5/04/11 8:00am 5/04/11 8:00am

Disposable USB Sticks, For Those Sad Memories You Don't Mind Losing

The creative minds of Art Lebedev have once again thought of something interesting to do in the USB world—cardboard. The design team's concept "Fleshkus" memory sticks are supplied on printed card, with users able to tear one off as needed and write a description straight onto the back. [Art Lebedev via UberGizmo] » 2/15/11 7:00am 2/15/11 7:00am

Optimus Popularis Keyboard Still On Track With 2011 Launch Expected

After hearing nary a peep from the Art Lebedev guys about their Optimus Popularis keyboard from years back, they've taken to their LiveJournal (LiveJournal!!!) blog to say production will begin "later this year," with "the release likely in 2011." » 5/13/10 6:40am 5/13/10 6:40am

OCZ Sabre OLED Keyboard (Unofficial Codename: Optimus Budgetus) Priced …

The OCZ Sabre asked us to compromise, featuring a sharply limited number of display-integrated keys, so we asked it to do the same: dip below $200, or else. Today, ZipZoomFly is listing the Sabre at a reasonable $135.00. » 7/10/09 4:40am 7/10/09 4:40am