Shape-Shifting Phone Rearranges Like A Rubik’s Cube [Pics]

Shape-Shifting Phone Rearranges Like A Rubik’s Cube [Pics]
Design

Flexible form technology lets users shape their devices to fit momentary needs.

Ross Brooks
  • 27 february 2014

A traditional Rubik’s Cube might drive you into a fits of frustration, but if that design principle was applied to cell phones in order to make them multi-functional, it might be more appealing. Created by researchers at Hasselt University iMinds in Belgium, a device called “Paddle” consists of eight square tiles that can be manipulated into a variety of shapes and sizes depending on what you need to use it for.

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