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Bendable Display is Real

Remember the I Robot movie where they used holographic video messages that were stuck in a small plate-like installation? They also used a rolling out video displays in their portable devices. Sony has made a big step towards it. They have developed a display that can be bent. The new bendable display is very thin and it is a 2.5 inch one. I am sure they can now make any sizes thanks to their new technologies. Sony’s thin film transistor and electroluminescent technologies allow scientists to make a bendable display. Do not try to bend your LCD display at home; it cannot bend, even if it’s from Sony.

Saying thin I meant that the display is really thin. It is 0.3 mm thick which is about 0.12 of an inch. Imagine that? I personally think that this display will open a new era of cell phones, GPS navigators and all the portable media players. Why? Simply because the thickest thing on a device is its display. Who invents the thinnest display has the thinnest cell phone that everybody loves. Having all those advantages as opposed to usual LCD displays this baby is really expensive too. Sony is still trying to make this a cheaper product so that usual people like us can buy their gadget. Well, it will be out of my allowance’s price range for a year or two.

Nano Sized Bendable Batteries – Future is Near

The biggest problem of all gadgets is battery life. Cell phone or audio player, it becomes completely dead when its battery is depleted. Sometimes it is very annoying when in the middle of long trip you are left with no gadgets to entertain you. Moreover, dead GPS in a forest or tourist journey can mean a ruined trip. The only solution to this problem is better batteries. However, the laws of nature are cruel – the more battery holds, the bigger and heavier it is. However, an answer comes straight from nanotechnologies.

Scientists at UCLA have made an interesting, yet useful invention. They built and showed to the public the first nanotube batteries, which will be, as we think, a great replace for modern Li-Ion or Li-Pol batteries. They are less than millimeter thin, and have the structure almost like the old rechargeable batteries do, using zinc-carbon makeup – they are composed of thin layers of zinc and manganese oxide over a layer of nanotubes. They are very thin and small, and because of nanotubes they are bendable too.

Unfortunately, the energy produced by this type of batteries is very small at this level. However, with the current rate of technology development, it will be easy to solve that problem – that’s what lead scientist George Gruner says.

In the future, these nano-batteries can be used even for producing a powered T-Shirts or jackets – imagine your clothes, that recharge your gadgets while you are on the go. It is amazing to think that huge and heavy box-like batteries as we know them now will become a thing of the past, making way for a true high-tech thin and bendable ones.

World’s Most Expensive Chopard’s $25 Million Watch is the

Do you like sport cars, designer outfits and expensive watches? Of course, you do. Have $25,000,000 to burn? You can buy yourself or gift to someone the world’s most expensive watch. A Switzerland-based company named Chopard recently showcased its $25,000,000 watch, which comes festooned with three heart-shaped diamonds weighing 38 carats (15 carat pink heart diamond, 12 carats blue heart diamond and 11 carats white heart diamond). These hearts are fixed to the bracelet that is decked out with white and yellow flowery diamonds weighing 163 carats. In total, you will get 200 carats diamonds for a cool US $25 million. Have you ever had the feeling of envy, wealth, and desire? It’s your chance to turn the table. Buy yourself the Chopard watch and make a huge difference.