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Old 12-02-2012, 09:52 PM   #13
SteveEisenberg
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Originally Posted by Quexos View Post
While I can understand the technological breakthrough of a bendy phone or reader, I just don't understand the reason for its use ?
I remember first reading about this, as a possibility, decades ago. The thought was that this would be close enough to the form factor of a newspaper to replace newsprint. But, personally, my preferred newspaper form factor is now a 6 inch eInk device.

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Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
The most important aspect of it isn't so much the "bendiness", but the fact that a reader with such a screen, even if rigid, would be a lot more resilient to accidental breakage.
For someone as clumsy as I am, definitely. But, somehow, I will find a way to do it in. Can one of these pups make it through a dishwasher cycle?
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