if you remember, I invented this

Discussion in 'Portable Devices & Gadgets' started by Perris Calderon, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    take a look at this

    Sprint's Kyocera Echo dual-screen Android phone announced, we go hands-on (update) -- Engadget

    if you remember a while back ep had a phone contest for us to suggest improvements on phones, I came up with the dual screen

    I actually had that idea first for laptops long long ago, then when the 6700 first came out and approached a driver writer with the idea, I have no idea if he ran with it without me or not but it's documented, never mentioned anywhere before my email to him

    anyway, my vision adds texture to the second bottom screen so when you switch to keyboard mode it's more like a true hardwared keyboard

    my vision also has a better integeragtion between screens, there's no reason for a substantial border between screens with current technology

    ps

    ep, thanks for adding that flash thingy, it seems we don't even have to parse links anymore, I just pasted the address up there and the board did the rest for description of link...nice

    tube below

    [ame="http://www.viddler.com/explore/engadget/videos/2465/"]Viddler.com - Kyocera Echo hands-on - Uploaded by engadget@@AMEPARAM@@http://www.viddler.com/player/51faae06/@@AMEPARAM@@51faae06/[/ame]

    excellent, now we can imbed other flash besides youflash...great app
     
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  2. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    the nokia communicator had dual screens too - though not to the extent in the video there.
     
  3. Xie

    Xie - geek - Subscribed User Folding Team

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    Looks crazy clunky and awkward. I'd rather have a larger screen.
     
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    Vanquished Mr. Bananagrabber Political User

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  5. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Prior art.