Sunday February 05, 2017

Patent Shows Intel’s Design for a Curved 2-In-1 Laptop

According to these images, Intel is trying to reinvent the detachable laptop with a curved screen. Acer has already done something similar with their $8,999 Predator 21 Xآ—but wait, Intel is going even further by curving the keyboard portion as well. If you do a lot of lap typing, I guess this is for youآ…

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One Intel patent, sent to us by the team at The Leaker, envisions a weird kind-of 2-in-1 laptop that boasts a curved screen. It’s relatively recent, dating back to last November, and describes an "electronic device with detachable curved display". Figure nine is especially interesting. Unlike virtually every laptop, which is flat at the bottom, this one is curved. I’ve got mixed feelings about this. On flat surfaces, I can’t imagine this ever being remotely usable. But if I was working on a plane or bus, or anywhere for that matter where I’m away from my desk, I imagine having a laptop that fits the natural curvature of my leg would be pretty welcome.