Rollable OLED color display roxx0rz my boxx0rz

I apologize for the headline.  I’m just excited.  Flexible display technology has the potential to push mobile tech usage far and wide.  Imagine being able to use the equivalant of a laptop without having to deal with the hassle of a laptop.

A couple of years ago I took my Compaq Presario 2700 laptop on a 2-week vacation to Italy so that I could use it for mapping and travel information via dial-up internet and so that I could use it’s hard drive to store all the digital photos I took while there.  There were a couple of problems with this.

First of all, that notebook is pushing 8 pounds, which is a lot of weight … especially while carrying all the other luggage through airports, bus stations, and train terminals.  Secondly, the size is just awkward.  It’s like carrying a Trapper Keeper with you everywhere, except it costs thousands of dollars and you’re afraid to sit it down.

Just imagine something along the lines of those foldable keyboards that allow you to pull a full-size display out of them, à la, the mobile computers in