“Apple is working on the use of flexible-glass touch displays,” Mike Elgan writes for Cult of Mac. “Which products will Apple use flexible displays in? The answer is: all of them… Apple has a massive effort that is already working very hard on developing and using display technologies for every major product line they make”
“How do you improve the iMac? It’s sleek, elegant, thin, brilliant and beautiful. Sure, you can later up the processor, memory and storage capacity. But how do you make it jaw-droppingly better?” Elgan asks. “You triple the screen size. But how?”
“If you’ve got a 27-inch iMac, you know that the screen is already a little too big in one respect: If you want to look at something onscreen near one side, then the other, you need to lean from one side to the other and crane your neck to see it. Otherwise, you’re looking at the screen at an angle,” Elgan writes. “Desktop monitors like the 27-inch iMac are pushing the limits of straight-on visibility. By using flexible display technology, I believe Apple will build wrap-around iMacs that could be about 30 inches high and four or five feet across, curving around in a semi circle so that the middle is about the same distance from your face as the edges.”
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