The Optimus keyboard might hit the market

I guess you remember about the Optimus keyboard, right? Each key is a screen, thus allowing to change the keys according to the application you use. Well, the people behind it were at CES 2013.

Optimus stand @ CES 2013

And what is the announcement, then? That they succeeded in making it cheaper, with the Optimus Popularis. The solution? Instead of making each key a screen, make each key transparent, and put a unique screen under the whole keyboard.

Now, how much cheaper does that make it? The announced price tag would be $700… It might hit the market this summer, we’ll see then if the success is here

For full advice, see news on the net. They are quite numerous about CES, and you might find some from people who actually tried the keyboard…

(Source: Clubic [FR])

The ultimate keyboard

Ironically enough, since I began thinking of this blog (and I set for the name and main concept months ago), I never thought I would post something on keyboards. Well on computer keyboards, I mean.

And yet, here I am. A single link I was sent today lead to this great – well, you will actually be judge on that part – long post.

Ah, keyboards! Dozens of them! QWERTYs, AZERTYs, QWERTZs are those I am most used to. Sometimes, you’d wish you had only one peripheral, but this seems hardly possible able to adapt to all situations. “One to rule them all.” But this hardly seems possible.

Or is it? Continue reading The ultimate keyboard