Samsung folding screen lets smartphone open into tablet

Handset makers are free to make handsets in whatever design they choose, but of course the software also needs to support such a design to begin with, which is why when notched displays in smartphones started becoming more popular, Google announced that Android would support notched displays.Now that we’re starting to see more companies announce plans for foldable smartphones, it looks like Google wants to get ahead of that and during the 2018 Android Dev Summit, Google’s VP of engineering Dave Burke announced that Android would be support foldable devices, which Google believes will offer what they are calling “screen continuity”.According to Google, “For example, you might start a video on the folded, smaller screen while on the go, but later sit down and want a more immersive experience. You can simply unfold the device to get a larger tablet-sized screen. As you unfold, the app seamlessly transfers to the bigger screen without missing a beat.”What’s interesting is that if you have been following Android’

Samsung folding screen lets smartphone open into tablet

Samsung on Wednesday showed off a folding screen that lets a smartphone open into a tablet, heralding it as the future for portable devices.

Thu 8 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as next big thing

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Wed 7 Nov 18 from Phys.org

Looks like Android is ready for the wave of foldable phones coming - CNET

Looks like Android will be ready if there's a wave of foldable phones.

Thu 8 Nov 18 from CNET

Samsung unveils foldable phone as it tries to regain edge on Apple

The Korean company pins hopes on the pocket-sized device that gives users a tablet-sized screenSamsung has unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone and urged Android developers to start ...

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Guardian.co.uk

Google Announces That Android Will Support Foldable Devices

Handset makers are free to make handsets in whatever design they choose, but of course the software also needs to support such a design to begin with, which is why when notched displays in ...

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Ubergizmo

Samsung announces Infinity Flex Display for foldable smartphones

Samsung during the opening keynote of its 2018 developer conference on Wednesday announced its Infinity Flex Display and briefly showcased the technology on stage.

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Techspot

Samsung shows foldable phone to developers

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled its much-anticipated foldable phone to developers in San Francisco on Wednesday, urging Android programmers to start writing apps for the product, which ...

Wed 7 Nov 18 from Reuters Technology

This is Samsung’s foldable smartphone

Samsung has been teasing its foldable smartphone for weeks, and now the company has unveiled it for the first time today. Samsung calls its foldable phone technology the Infinity ...

Wed 7 Nov 18 from The Verge

Android adds foldable phone support, teases Samsung device next year - CNET

Looks like Android will be ready for the inevitable wave of foldable phones.

Wed 7 Nov 18 from CNET Cutting Edge

Ready for the future? Samsung shows off a foldable prototype that merges phone and tablet

For years, phones have looked largely the same. With its new display, Samsung is shaking up the market with its new foldable, Infinity Flex Display.        

Wed 7 Nov 18 from USA today

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