Forget processor speed, storage, memory, screen resolution and even apps. The real test of a gadget's worth is whether or not it can run Doom, which means that the Optimus Maximus keyboard, with it's re-programmable LCD keys, is finally worth dropping $US1500+ ($2000+) on.
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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.
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".
Your typical wall socket just sits there defeated by life, making no decent effort to prevent the inevitable pwning by a 10-socket surge protector. Art Lebedev's Rozetkus socket, however, transforms from 2D to 3D.
Art Lebedev's Swissarmius is the Swiss Army Knife of storage containers. As you can see, it organises your utensils in a way that mimics the classic Victorinox design.