Asus Airo foldable laptop gets price and date
I’m rather gobsmacked this morning to read that Asus is actually going to release their origami-inspired foldable laptop, the Airo, later this year. There was little said about either it or the dual screened shared notebook concepts…
Samsung develops foldable mobile phone with big OLED screen
Samsung has been playing around with flexible displays for several years, as has Sony, but now Samsung has developed a working prototype of a mobile phone which uses a foldable OLED screen to enable a much larger display to be fitted into a handheld device.
Take a look at the device when it’s closed and it looks like a fairly standard handset with a general-purpose display on the front. Unfold it (as shown in the video below) and you have access to a much larger screen for playing movies and games.
The advantage of using flexible material is that you end up with a seamless display rather than two separate ones. I could see this being expanded to create even larger displays that can be folded away into a sensibly-sized mobile phone handset, or perhaps built in to other portable devices such as netbooks and DVD players…
Foldable USB hub from Museum of Modern Art really is modern art
The average computer doesn’t come with near enough USB ports, particularly when you consider all the glorious
tat peripherals that Brando offer for your USB needs. A hub is a great way to expand the number of ports you have, and this foldable hub from The Museum of Modern Art is an attractive way to do so…