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flexible curved phone screens coming soon

Discussion in 'Computers, Games, Electronics etc' started by Briansol, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. Briansol

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    Interesting... Can't said I'd want one though.
     
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    Sweet, finally going to market!
     
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    So they are or aren't flexible? They say no one can make a flexible battery yet. Are they just curved? Unbreakable? Has me curious.

    I know I want one of those new Samsung TV's. Super Duper HD nan nan na boo boo I'm better than you hoo. I even liked the weird stand the one in the commercial had.
     
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    I see these as being semi-flexible and being "unbreakable". I see the battery being unbendable so at least some portion of the phone being stiff but the rest would be just fine. This would be if they made a flexible circuit board (or have they already made it possible?)?
     
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    JUST the screen is flexible. Circuits and batteries will still make the phone stiff. I imagine it will just be a more durable screen.
     
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    should make the phone FAR more durable and less likely to crack if dropped
    scratch resistance is another story... but i guess thats what screen protectors are for
     
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    Yeah... not for that price. They had a different version before, credit card shaped I think. You can definitely make your own for that much cash.
     
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    Yea, they offer a key style and a credit card style. But I feel like I could do better with an old charger and a soldering iron.
     
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    What they should be using this technology for is 10 inch tablets that fit in your pocket. Just think of a "q." The screen is the tail, and the processing is contained in the "o." Use a clock spring to "wind" the screen back into the "o."
     
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    I should have looked at Amazon.

    Amazon.com: Cellet Ultra Compact Micro USB Charger and Data Cable for Samsung S4 S3 Note Note 2 HTC One: Electronics

    Amazon.com: Scosche IPUSBM flipSYNC Keychain USB Charge and Sync Cable for iPod and iPhone: Electronics

    Both less than $10. But I actually started a DIY project last night, so I'm going to see what I can come up with first. These things definitely gave me ideas though.
     
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    im confused. does this have a retractable cord? or is it just the rigid key shape?

    they say "at the bar" "charge with the bar TV's USB port"

    uhhhhhh.... id like to see you try to have the USB port support the weight of your phone. itll fall right off. unless you are supposed to just stand there holding it? and USB charges slow as shit (when not plugged into an AC wall adapter).

    totally useless.
     
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    Yeah... the ones on Amazon are better. And cheaper.
     
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