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Folding phones are saving us from several years of boring slabs

I’m sick of the specs race. Make my phone fun.

A history of the folding phone Galaxy Z Flip vs. Moto RAZR Why your next phone should be a foldable Why your next phone shouldn’t be a foldable Our phones are our most important fashion accessory The clamshell foldable is the new ‘small’ phone Foldables aren’t the ‘small’ phone you want (yet) All the differences between foldable devices Should you buy a foldable phone  [Read More…]

All the differences between the types of folding devices

Folding phones and PCs come in different shapes and sizes. Here’s how they all stack up (so far).

A history of the folding phone Galaxy Z Flip vs. Moto RAZR Why your next phone should be a foldable Why your next phone shouldn’t be a foldable Our phones are our most important fashion accessory The clamshell foldable is the new ‘small’ phone All the differences between foldable devices Should you buy a foldable phone  [Read More…]

A (brief) history of the folding phone: How foldables came to be

Sit down, everyone — class is starting.

A history of the folding phone Galaxy Z Flip vs. Moto RAZR

“Smartphones are boring.” That’s a sentiment that we’ve been hearing for a while. With devices like the Galaxy S20, Pixel 4, and iPhone 11, you can understand why some people might feel that way. A lot of devices on the market these days are subtle refinements of existing handsets, resulting in phones that are  [Read More…]

Samsung takes folding phones mainstream with the Galaxy Z Flip

The year-over-year growth on display is tremendous.

2019 was an exciting year for mobile tech. It was the year that folding phones finally became a reality, treating us to handsets like the Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate X, and (unfortunately) the Royole FlexPai. Those initial foldables paved the way for the rest of the market for the coming years, with the Galaxy Fold standing out as the best of the bunch.

We’ve given a lot of praise  [Read More…]

Samsung should have already solved the folding phone crease problem

A folding iPhone would be silly. But it wouldn’t have a crease down the center of the display.

Apple is probably never going to make a folding iPhone that magically turns into an iPad Mini when you open it up. It doesn’t need to, because it understands the value of proper tablet apps and can actually sell a few tablets each year because of it.

Samsung, on the other hand, was in the perfect position to make  [Read More…]

Are folding displays or dual screens better? The answer is … complicated.

Foldable screens and dual displays are a hot topic in the PC and phone worlds this year, and each category has its advantages. Here are some examples.

2020 is shaping up to be a year of new PC (and phone) form factors, with foldable displays garnering most of the attention. However, dual-screen devices like Microsoft’s Surface Neo (Windows 10X) and Surface Duo (Android) are also stealing some spotlight.

It’s clear the industry is (and will be) experimenting  [Read More…]

LG V60 ThinQ with folding ‘Dual Screen’ will debut at IFA 2019

LG’s press conference at the IFA tradeshow this year will be held on Friday, September 6 at 10:00 AM in Berlin.

What you need to know LG’s next flagship smartphone will be unveiled at IFA 2019 in Berlin on September 6. Similar to the V50 ThinQ, the upcoming smartphone will support a Dual Screen attachment. It will also include a small display on the outer side to show the date and time.

LG today released a video  [Read More…]

Here’s our best look yet at the Motorola RAZR folding phone

The phone might come with a wireless charger and stylish packaging.

Samsung and Huawei have been getting a lot of attention for their folding phones, but they’ll soon be joined by another competitor in this space. Thanks to press renders that were uploaded to Chinese social network Weibo, we have our best glimpse yet at the upcoming Motorola RAZR V4.

The renders showcase both the phone and its accompanying retail packaging, and we’re happy to say that  [Read More…]

The LG V50 adds 5G and a folding screen to the V40 and it’s not great

LG’s newest entrant to the V-series brings 5G, background blur video, and a case with a second screen to the photography and audio powerhouse.

This year’s buzzwords are 5G and folding screens, and LG was not about to be left out of that conversation. Alongside the shiny new G8, LG has also revealed the LG V50, which can be best looked at as an evolutionary upgrade to the barely-four-months-old V40, packing in 5G, some new enhanced camera features, and  [Read More…]

This $6 folding wall charger is small enough to fit in your pocket

Stop using wall chargers that only support one device and grab this deal from our pals at Thrifter!

Right now you can pick up Aukey’s folding wall charger for just $ 5.99 with coupon code HUY9CY9Q, a savings of $ 4. It features two USB ports for keeping your favorite devices charged up, and has a 2.4A output, so it will charge them on the quicker side. The prongs fold down to keep the profile small.

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