• Samsung Patent Tips Foldable Smartphone

    Samsung Patent Tips Foldable Smartphone

    A future Samsung smartphone could use a folding design not unlike that of old flip phones, according to a Korean patent filing.Images in the patent, reported by Dutch blog Galaxy Club, depict a slab-like device with a bendy connector dividing its upper and lower half, which are of equal size.
  • Microsoft Patent Tips Foldable Display Handset

    Microsoft Patent Tips Foldable Display Handset

    A new Microsoft patent, awarded in April but published this month, tips a foldable display as part of a handset.Based on patent images, a flexible hinge—not unlike Redmond's Surface Book (pictured)—turns the 2-in-1 device from smartphone to tablet, and back again.