No, they’re not, but electronics are starting to become quite stretchy. Researchers at the University of Michigan have discovered that nanoparticles and elastic components can be combined to make conductors that stretch.
This means bendable displays, batteries, medical implants that move with the body instead of pressing up against it, and much more. This could actually lead to the creation of paper thin displays and multimedia magazines and newspapers you can hold in your hands!
Of course, we’re still a long ways from that.
Amazon has announced something that fans of the FX TV series Justified will be really excited about. Amazon Prime is now the exclusive online subscription home for the Justified TV series. This is one of the more popular shows on FX and has been on for several years.
According to an “extremely reliable source” from 9to5 Google, Google will be launching their own retail stores across the United States this year. Just before the holiday season.
As you might have already guessed I am a big fan of Kickstarter and helping promote new concepts and unique ideas into the market place. If you are the same and enjoy perusing and backing projects on Kickstarter you will be pleased to hear that the website is launching an new mobile iOS app.
Allowing you to easily check for new innovations and track your current pledges whilst on the move, as well as allowing designers and project creators to manage their pages and receive notifications when pledges roll in.
As if it is any great surprise, LG Mobile has teased something new on its Facebook page. They always have something new after all. It will be unveiled soon. LG is referring to a new series with the tease “See what surprise LG has in store for you this time, with an unexpected distinction.”
The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has today announced the release of the latest DisplayPort Dual-Mode Standard, which comes with 4K support.
The new DisplayPort version will function with the highest HDMI 1.4a resolutions like Ultra HD (4k), 3D 1080p 60 and 1080p with millions of colours.
As well as unveiling their new Personal Content Station Sony has also introduced a new range of home cinema systems that are equipped with 4K upscaling features.
The new Blu-Ray Home Cinema and Sound Bar speaker systems unveiled by Sony include features that their products have never been fitted with before, with the highlight being the 4K N-series Blu-ray Home Cinema system.