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Microsoft patents futuristic detachable screen phone concept

0. phoneArena 07 Jun 2012, 18:28 posted on

This isn't something that we expect to see on the market any time soon, but it is a phone concept that we'd love to play around with. Unfortunately, the idea of a phone with a detachable screen may now be the sole property of Microsoft because of a recent patent...

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posted on 07 Jun 2012, 18:55 6

1. Birds (Posts: 927; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


Cool concept with alot of potential....

posted on 07 Jun 2012, 19:03 6

2. Non_Sequitur (Posts: 1111; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


Nice! Sounds awesome!

posted on 07 Jun 2012, 19:09 4

3. darkvadervip (Posts: 275; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


Nice! Hope google don't copy that. Call it the "S" screen. Lol

posted on 07 Jun 2012, 20:04 6

7. fay99 (Posts: 46; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


Hi barista :)

posted on 08 Jun 2012, 07:46 1

12. tedkord (Posts: 3934; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


Green. It's the color of Android and of jealousy.

posted on 07 Jun 2012, 19:17 9

4. theBankRobber (Posts: 642; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


Microsoft has patents for lots of things, but never puts them to use.

posted on 07 Jun 2012, 19:51 4

5. pongkie (Posts: 492; Member since: 20 Aug 2011)


I don't think this will push though devolopement it will be too expensive to produce.

apple got a scarrier pattent: the shape of the apple air laptop. I hope they don't seek ban on the ultrabooks

posted on 07 Jun 2012, 19:57 4

6. -box- (Posts: 3566; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Wish I had the thousands of dollars it takes to patent stuff. So many ideas...

posted on 07 Jun 2012, 20:15 2

8. andyboi_ph (Posts: 101; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)


I've seen the video and I say there's nothing quite like it out there. Great concept though.

posted on 07 Jun 2012, 23:52 2

9. poikilo (Posts: 45; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)


Now these are the stuffs to be patented.....not a box with a button.................COOL..

posted on 08 Jun 2012, 01:30 2

10. microsoftnokiawin (Posts: 764; Member since: 30 Mar 2012)


i guess they're gonna start developing this with nokia

posted on 08 Jun 2012, 07:00

11. Bluesky02 (Posts: 1439; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)


They patent it because of Apple using any Patents to strike

posted on 08 Jun 2012, 09:47

13. jamrockjones (Posts: 345; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


IDK, what if the screen comes off and you loose it. Your phone basically becomes a brick.

posted on 09 Jun 2012, 11:27

14. roscuthiii (Posts: 1717; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


So somebody broke their Kyocera Echo in frustration and then had a 'eureka!' moment?

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