Rumor Smashed: Optimus Keyboard Not Delayed, Was Always Shipping in…

We're not sure where Impress.jp got their info that the Optimus Keyboard was delayed until late February '08, because from all the info we've got from Art.Lebedev in the past few months (here and here) says that's the targeted ship date. » 12/26/07 2:20pm 12/26/07 2:20pm

Optimus Keyboard Configurations, Pricing Info Released

Yes, it's true: you can get an Optimus Keyboard for less than $500. There is a catch, however: if you're cheap and spend less than $500, your keyboard will only have one "active button," and it's the space bar. Yeah, weak, I know. But hey, it's "only" $462.27! If you bump it up to $599.01 you get the 10 function buttons on … » 11/28/07 10:41am 11/28/07 10:41am

First Video of the Optimus Keyboard Actually Working and Looking…

Click to viewWe just got some hangtime with Art.Lebedev's non-vaporous Optimus keyboard at the Wired Store in SoHo, NYC, and it is as shiny, pretty and luxuriously pointless as billed. Enjoy the video, then check out our impressions and a gallery: » 11/21/07 5:13pm 11/21/07 5:13pm

Optimus Keyboard Goes Sub-$500 and Sub-$1000, But Gimped at Launch

The Optimus keyboard team brings good news and bad news today, with word that they're going to have sub-$500 and sub-$1000 models (not just one $1564 keyboard), but the software will not be ready for launch. That's not to say that you'll buy a $500 keyboard that you can't use; it's just "functionally limited," and will… » 11/05/07 4:50pm 11/05/07 4:50pm

Wow, There's Actually a Working Optimus Keyboard in Moscow

Hey, remember the Optimus Keyboard? Yeah, it's still not out, and it's still kind of a joke, but look! They have a real one in Moscow! No other details, and this is probably some sort of $15,000 one-time mockup and they're probably no closer to releasing it, but it still looks pretty neat. [Optimus Project] » 9/14/07 12:00pm 9/14/07 12:00pm

Art.Lebedev Optimus Keyboard to Ship 'After Spring 2007'

We're keeping an eye on the Art.Lebedev Studio here, and the Russian designers/teasers are typing up a new blog that's a bit frustrating, doling out confusing bits of disinformation and making up mysterious new words. Case in point: what is an "Upravlator?" Maybe a larger mini three? However, there's one tiny little… » 10/17/06 9:42am 10/17/06 9:42am