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http://www.bit-tech.net/news/2006/09...ll_up_monitor/

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Scientists at Cambridge University unveil their research on a new material that will allow us to roll up our laptop monitors just like a newspaper. Isn't technology brilliant?
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Shape Shifting Technology...WOW, that is a trip..I like it ..
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Thats wacky!
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Fancy.
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Don't you guys know about the newspaper stuff?
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You could swat a bad dog with it, then google cat food lol.

I dislike things that roll up, because you'd have to tape the edges down to stop the coiling effect.
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post #7 of 16
I have a feeling that you won't have to worry about coiling if they actually do invent this...

If they really can "shape shift", they're taking a solid material and turning it into a flexible one. It's original shape will alway be flat, thus it will always return to flat, if they're "shape shifting".

This could be cool. Why only use it for laptops? I could get one of these and slap it on my case, and make it the ultimate LAN comp.
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that's nifty
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That's awesome!
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post #10 of 16
That's great.. But we'll have to wait a few years before getting one, especially since they'll be astronomically expensive when they first come out for consumers.
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