Huawei displays a Mate Xs foldable smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Comes with Kirin 990 5G SoC and improved hinge design

A year after it introduced the original foldable Mate X, Huawei has now announced the Mate Xs, an updated version that will feature a Kirin 990 5G SoC, and a couple of other improvements, including a new hinge system.

Escobar launches 'Unbreakable' foldable smartphone
Published in Mobiles


Undercuts Samsung's Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X

Roberto Escobar has announced a foldable smartphone that is "very difficult to break" thanks to the screen's "special type of plastic."

Lenovo's foldable ThinkPad X1 coming in Q2 2020
Published in Mobiles


Might beat Microsoft to the market

Although Microsoft already said such devices are coming next year, it appears that Lenovo might beat everyone to the market with its own ThinkPad X1, which is scheduled to launch in Q2 next year, at least if all goes well on the software side.

Samsung's foldable is ready again
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 25 July 2019 12:24

Samsung's foldable is ready again


Will go on sale in September

Samsung's first foldable smartphone will go on sale in September after problems with the device delayed its initial release.

Lakefield 10nm PCB pictured
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 10 May 2019 09:59

Lakefield 10nm PCB pictured


Intel foldables and detachable CPU in late 2019


We had a chance to see the Lakefield up and running in December 2018, and it was the first time Intel showed a 10nm Hybrid CPU running a 7-Zip and taking full advantage of the AES 256 instruction. This was enough to run 75 percent faster than any other Intel Core processor.

Apple caught out by foldable phones
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 March 2019 11:46

Apple caught out by foldable phones


Cards: you gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em

The fruity cargo cult Apple has discovered, much to its horror, that the great unwashed see foldable phones as the sort of future technology it should have been producing.

Corning working on bendy Gorilla Glass
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 07 March 2019 00:36

Corning working on bendy Gorilla Glass


Coming within two years

With the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei's Mate X, foldable smartphones have been described as the next big thing, so it comed as no surprise that Corning is working on a way to protect the screen of these devices with foldable Gorilla Glass.

Oppo shows off its foldable prototype smartphone
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 00:10

Oppo shows off its foldable prototype smartphone


Looks similar to the Huawei one

While Samsung and Huawei are filling press posts with their foldable smartphones, Oppo's VP has posted a couple of pictures of its own foldable prototype.

Foldable vivo smartphone spotted online
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 14 February 2019 16:35

Foldable vivo smartphone spotted online


Renderings of the vivo IQOO

Chinese vivo is also one of the smartphone makers to announce its separate subbrand and IQOO, as vivo decided to name it, will apparently debut with a foldable smartphone.

Intel worked on foldable display
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 31 January 2019 12:46

Intel worked on foldable display

 

You gotta know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em

Chipzilla is working on its own foldable display technology and was awarded a patent in June 2017, according to LetsgoDigital.