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GeneralRe: Sonos makes it clear: You no longer own the things you buy Pin
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GeneralRe: Sonos makes it clear: You no longer own the things you buy Pin
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GeneralRe: Sonos makes it clear: You no longer own the things you buy Pin
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NewsAnnouncing dual-screen preview SDKs and Microsoft 365 Developer Day Pin
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I have a feeling that folding phones won't be as popular as tech companies have decided that they will be.

They're assuming that being able to put stuff in your pocket is a big thing, but one of the main allures of mobile phones is that they're small enough to hold comfortably in the hand.

Having a phone that's more difficult to hold kinda breaks that, and why would someone want an unwieldy double tablet, when it would be a relatively trivial matter to network two tablets together to extend their screens?  (if you then wanted to keep the unwieldy option of sticking them together, you could always use duct tape.)

As for tablet-sized devices that fold down, who would want to carry something that bulky (and heavy) in their pocket?  If you carry it in a bag, the folding thing isn't such a great advantage, and could even be more of a disadvantage.  Flatter and thinner trumps smaller but fatter, in many cases.

So the only working use case is for devices that fold out to somewhere between phone and tablet size, but which are still awkward to hold.

They won't sell none, but I hardly think it's going to take the market by storm.
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NewsMicrosoft boffin inadvertently highlights .NET image woes by running C# on Windows 3.11 Pin
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NewsGoogle’s 3D map of a Fruit fly brain will blow your mind Pin
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