Plastic Displays

This won't affect us for years... but cool, nonetheless...

Researchers at Philips Research Laboratories in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, have succeeded in making a 64-by-64-pixel display in which each pixel is turned on and off by a switch based on plastic electronics. This is a major step towards the realization of low-cost, flexible displays made in plastic. This kind of reloadable flexible display may even replace the daily newspaper one day.

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Google I/O 2016: Assistant, Home, Allo, Duo, Android N, and More

Wednesday May 18, 2016 11:51 am PDT by
Google hosted its annual I/O developers keynote at the Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California today, announcing multiple new products and services related to Android, search, messaging, home automation, and more. Google Assistant Google Assistant is described as a "conversational assistant" that builds upon Google Now based on two-way dialog. The tool can be used, for example,...