Tagged: Dual screen laptop

Intel reveals dual-screen laptop with e-ink display on the backside

Intel dual screen laptop

Laptops and netbooks haven’t had much of a technological makeover in the last couple of years, but Intel is hoping to change that with their dual-screen laptop. According to Murali Veeramoney, head of the concept PC programme at Intel, several manufacturers are making laptops based on this new dual-screen laptop concept. The laptop has the traditional screen and a e-ink black and white display on the back side which acts as a surrogate viewing screen with extremely low power requirements.
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Is Apple’s dual screen solar-powered MacBook on the cards?

Apple dual screen solar powered MacBook

Apple is planning on making a solar-powered Macbook that will have two-sided display and rear touch inputs. The patent for this new technology called Electronic device display module has been granted by US Patent and Trademark Office. The two-sided glass laptop will have a front screen and one more screen on the rear that will have photovoltaic cells for solar charging. Since the MacBook will have two-sided display the Apple logo will be screened out of the patterned ink layer and will be illuminated via LED lighting. Interestingly the rear panel could be made from an electro chromatic glass that can become a translucent or transparent display on will. For the touchscreen the MacBook could have a capacitive, optical or acoustic technology.
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