Flip phones were ultra hot at the end of the 90′s and early 2000′s. As long as you weren’t a stuffy “business” person who owned a Blackberry or Palm, you probably had a flip phone. Then, Apple’s iPhone came and changed the world of cell phones completely.
Smart phones took over and the flip phone died.
It’s back. Kind of.
With 3 flexible touchscreens, a triangular design, and custom Android interface, this creative and functional design gives us a glimpse of how smart phones might be flipped themselves.
Dr Stephanie Lacour, University of Cambridge Research Centre, talks about stretchable electronic skin which her team is working on at University of Cambridge in collaboration with Nokia thinking about devices which can have flexible forms.
some time ago i made a scetch, i thought about a power mac with a touchscreen and pro software like Adobe InDesign. I wanted to make layouts with my hands on the screen. now i’m glad to see that apple work on this, we don’t need a ipad, pro users need a real work tool with touch technology. We need a MacBook-iPad mix!
The websitePatently Applehas uncovered some European patent filings filed in September 2009 and first published in January 2010. The document outlines a system for aniMac touch, a device that acts like a standard desktop computer in one orientation and a tablet in another.
why not ditch them and run our cellphones on soda? That’s the thinking behind designer Daizi Zheng’s concept phone for Nokia. Instead of running on traditional batteries, the concept phone uses a bio battery that generates electricity from carbohydrates.