Samsung Working On Flexible Screens For Smartphones & Other Devices

South Korean conglomerate Samsung have been working on flexible displays for smartphones and other devices that use plastic instead of glass to make their products lighter, more durable and bendable. This kind of technology is something that many similar companies like Sony for example have looked into over the years, however Samsung seem have progressed the fastest with it as the reports emerged that they are nearly ready to mass produce products that use this kind of flexible display.

Devices bearing this innovative type of flexible display were exhibited by Samsung last year, but an exact date for when the product will become commercially available has not yet been given.

A source familiar with the new type of display unit said that it was in the last phase of development and that consumers could expect to see products bearing this type of technology on the shelves in the first half of 2013 – but declined to comment on how much money Samsung have spent researching the technology. Continue Reading

AD Creative Seek Funding For World’s First Bamboo Smartphone

AD Creative who operate out of the UK and China have been developing the world’s first bamboo smartphone, it will have pretty much the same insides as the Samsung Galaxy S III, incorporating 1GB of RAM and an additional 16GB of internal storage.

Users can choose to run the bamboo smartphone through either android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich or use the company’s AD android operating system (ADAOS).

The ADzero bamboo smartphone will come with a 4.5 inch TFT LCD screen with 1280 x 720 HD capabilities. The display is 326 pixels per inch of resolution and also has a rear-facing 8 megapixel camera.

The company will be seeking funding for the ADzero bamboo smartphone on Kickstarter and it is expected that the cheapest version of the phone will cost about $500. Continue Reading