Originally Posted by _02
Why do people get so excited about concepts that are currently impossible?
The whole thing revolves around portability, which revolves around an imaginary technology. They had a different physical device in the linked vid in the article, none of them were sizable.
agreed, the ability for a dinky square phone/screen/pda which magically grows itself/creates matter is a few years down the road methinks. I predict we will all be in nursing homes by the time a technology identical to this exists.
It all reminds me of this cheesy advertising video I saw once. It was made in the late 40's or early 50's by some no-name car manufacturer and showed their concept for a flying car that was supposedly coming soon...