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Here’s an example of what notebooks could be like in the future. Dialogue is releasing its Flybook VM on the 20th of this month – but it isn’t your standard laptop. The Flybook features an extendable screen stand allowing it to be raised up away from the main body of the computer, giving it an appearance that could be expected from an iMac, meaning it offers a superior screen position over normal notebooks.




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I'm wondering why they didn't make the keyboard pop out and forward somehow so the screen isn't directly over it.... It looks neat, but is it really all that functional?.. I know I'd probably break it with as skinny as the support looks.
post #3 of 10
good idea, just probably not "Accident" proof. be nice to actually adjust the position of a lappy screen though.

i think it is a great idea, considering it isn not noticably differant from a lappy when closed.
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That's kinda cool. I need to stop building desktops and just buy a nice laptop.
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post #5 of 10
lol yeah this was the upgrade they pointed me to at the ATI site when i did the Vista ready thing. Actually now that i think of it, it did the same thing but it was an asus... let me go see if i can find it again
post #6 of 10
oh my bad it was this... kinda alike
post #7 of 10
Like accskyman mentioned, the screen is over the keyboard. How are you supposed to use that? Besides Laptops already put you too close to the screen, and with this thing you're even closer.

It's just supposed to look cool, it's not actually useful.
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post #8 of 10
I don't think that having the screen over the keyboard a little is a problem. I mean, how high do your hands typically go when you're typing something? If you're like me, my hands rarely go over an inch and a half above my keyboard when I'm typing. It looks like there's even more clearance than that and having the monitor overlap the keyboard slightly lets you fit the laptop in pretty much the same places that you can fit a "normal" laptop (ie. opening a laptop on a plane where space is restricted).
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post #9 of 10
It's called the Dell XPS M2010...

post #10 of 10
its a ripoff what he said^^
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