Apple gets another foldable phone patent

Apple gets another foldable phone patent

Mobile tech giant Apple was awarded with another foldable phone patent yesterday. The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) published a patent for a flip-phone with flexible screen that bends in the middle. The Apple design resembles a prototype from flexible display manufacturer BOE, shown recently at Display Week in San Jose. However, Apple is not […]

Is Android ready for foldables?

Is Android ready for foldables?

Several companies will be announcing foldable phones next month in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress. But is Google ready for it? The Android operating system which runs under the hood of all these devices, is not ready for prime-time, developers say. During the Android Dev Summit, last November, Google announced that they’re expanding support in Android […]

Why foldable phone screens don’t break

Why foldable phone screens don’t break

One of the biggest advantages of foldable displays, is that they can’t break like glass displays do. Most regular smartphones end up in the trash because their screens get shattered. Drop your expensive iPhone or Android smartphone on the street and you’ll have a high probability of a broken display. Within one year, roughly 30 […]

Why Apple lags behind in the foldable device race

Why Apple lags behind in the foldable device race

A dozen companies have announced that they’re working on a foldable phone or foldable display. Among them, some of the biggest names in the mobile industry such as Samsung, Huawei, Lenovo and Xiaomi. But one company is missing from this list: Apple. The richest, most valuable company in the world doesn’t seem to have any […]