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Smartphone makers Samsung and Huawei have both aimed to be the first to market with a folding screen smartphone. However, a company called Royole has stepped around both of those major manufacturers and has launched a folding screen smartphone that is called the FlexPai. It looks more like a tablet than a smartphone and doesn’t appear to be very pocketable. Royole has published a video that makes the FlexPai look very interesting. However, the hands-on video of the tablet in the real world makes the device look decidedly less sexy. FlexPai appears in the hands-on video to be very bulky when closed with a screen that is still too large to fit in a pocket. The smooth and bendable screen is... Read more...
Graphene is a sort of super material for electronics; it’s thin, durable, light, transparent, and flexible, and Samsung says that it’s developed a way to synthesize the substance so it can speed of the commercial development of graphene and thereby usher in a new era of electronics development. Samsung noted that graphene has “one hundred times greater electron mobility than silicon” and is ideal for flexible displays and wearable computing devices. Maybe someday soon? The breakthrough came from the company’s Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) partnership with Sungkyunkwan University. “The new method developed by SAIT and Sungkyunkwan University... Read more...