Seems like you could do something like that with magnets today. It would be similar to the failed Phonebloks/Project Ara/Fairphone modular phone design. You wouldn’t have the perfect screen, aka there would be seams, but it would be a great demonstrator (IMO).
I’m so glad you did this review. We have an ancient (5+ years old?) Apple TV and can’t get myself to pay for a new one. Got a firestick and can’t stand the UI and it’s SO slow. Might try to pick one of these up.
Honestly, this is the first dual/folding screen that looks interesting to me. But at $1,400 and no NFC does kind of stop me (I use NFC for my Yubikeys often). Also, this feels like one of those “wait until a few generations for them to work the bugs out” kind of product. I hope it does well enough Microsoft… Read more
“...I can’t help but find the amount of vitriol, incredulity, and straight-up hate that gets lobbed the Surface Duo’s way incredibly perplexing.” — My disdain (not hate) stems from having been told by Microsoft eight years ago that they had no plans to bring this dual screen interface to market. From Codex to… Read more
I’d like to get my hands on one to play with for a few weeks, but I’m still not sure I totally understand the appeal at that cost. I was absolutely thrilled to get my first Windows Mobile phone years ago (some HTC slider model), and eventually left completely disappointed. I started my smartphone life with a Palm Treo… Read more
It worked on my Assistant app! Kewt!
Wynona had an AI-Powered robot and she stroked it all the time....