In cool offices typing on your keyboard can leave your hands cold and somewhat clammy. Instead of wearing the USB heated gloves, this heated keyboard might be a more logical approach.
What's that, good news coming from the guys and gals over at Art Lebedev Studios? Sometimes it feels like you're tempting fate just mentioning the Optimus keyboard; much like in Peter Pan where just saying "I don't believe in fairies" kills one of the little flutterers, any positive mention of the keyboard-of-screens results in a dead OLED supplier.
It's a roller-coaster world, the crazy keyboard business. Who would've thought it could be so topsy-turvy; thank sweet Nancy Reagan for Art Lebedev and his Optimus project, as close to a soap opera in tech-land as you can get. It turns out that, after a modicum of positive press at the news that they'd finally decided on an OLED supplier, key layout and rough delivery timetable, now their supplier "has some serious financial troubles" and they're back to searching the back streets and alleyways for an alternative.
Still, you get nowhere in this world without being gung-ho, and so they're carrying on making the keyboard chassis while a crack team of OLED-scouts trawls for fresh supplies. Estimated delivery has, inevitably, fallen to December, though I wouldn't organise your life around that if I were you.
Bad News and Good News [Optimus Project]