We heard about Keyport Inc.'s Slide last year, but never got a chance to see or test one. So we checked to see if they were coming to Vegas this year for CES, and sure enough, they'll be in town. What does the Keyport Slide do? Imagine you're one of those geeks (like us) with a bunch of keys on your key rings. Not just car keys, house keys, and so on--but USB keys. And little flashlights. Hey, whatever we can hang on there, we will.
The folks at Keyport have rethought the key ring. What personal item could be more of a candidate for reinvention than your key ring? Or your key wallet for those of you who still use one. A Keyport Slide has the capacity for six "blades." It's up to you how to use that capacity. Maybe you want five keys and one USB memory stick. Or maybe you want three keys, a USB memory stick, a bottle opener, and an LED flashlight. By using spring-loaded headless keys, Keyport packs what was once on your key ring into a small package that's about half the width of a credit card. Wow. It's about time.