Lenovo 25th anniversary ThinkPad coming this fall (won’t look like this)

Lenovo unveiled a new set of computers and services aimed at business and enterprise users today… and the company also teased something that it’s not ready to launch yet. October marks the 25th anniversary of the release of the first ThinkPad computer, and the company plans to offer a limited-edition ThinkPad laptop with “throwback” features […]

E Ink demos a foldable 10.2 inch display, among other things

E Ink is probably best known for making the paper-like electronic displays used in Kindle, Nook, and Kobo-style eBook readers. But the company also makes displays used for industrial and commercial products including digital signage and whiteboards. Today the company announced that its E Ink Prism displays are now available in seven color options, allowing […]

Samsung and LG could launch folding smartphones later this year

Technology companies have been working on flexible display technology for years, but so far, for the most part those displays have only been used to create phones with curved edges, like Samsung’s Galaxy Edge phones. But rumor has it that Samsung and LG are working on phones that have a folding display. The idea is […]

Lenovo unveils foldable phone, tablet prototypes

Samsung is said to be working on smartphones and tablets with flexible displays that let you do things like fold the device in half. But Lenovo may have just one-upped Samsung by showing off two flexible device prototypes at its Lenovo Tech World event. One is a smartphone that can wrap around your wrist like a […]

Report: Samsung’s flexible/folding phones might come in 2017

Samsung’s been rumored to be working on phones with folding displays for a while, but according to a report from Bloomberg, Samsung might actually launch some in 2017. Two phones with “bendable screens” are said to be in the works, including one that folds in half “like a cosmetic compact” and another that would look like […]

E ink and Canatu unveil flexible display for wearables

E Ink’s digital paper displays are often associated with eReaders like the Amazon Kindle or B&N Nook. But over the past few years E Ink has been producing displays for digital signage, luggage tags, and other products that can benefit from low-power, sunlight readable screens. We’ve even seen a few E Ink wearables… and soon […]

Oppo’s tablet prototype can fold in half

Tablets are a thing largely because some folks want to run smartphone apps on bigger screens, but don’t want to carry around 7 inch or larger phones. One day flexible screens and modular devices may offer a solution: imaging a 4 inch phone that becomes a 7 inch tablet when unfolded or attached to a […]

ReFlex display prototype lets you control apps by bending the screen

Flexible display technology has been in development for years, but these days the closest thing you can get to a smartphone with a truly flexible display is one with curved edges. But one day you may actually be able to buy a phone that bends… and to use that feature to interact with apps. Researchers […]