Testing Motorola’s Razr Flip Phone With a Fully Foldable Screen

Motorola’s Head of Product Operations Doug Michau talks about the transformed icon

Inside a cave-like space at the Container Yard in the Downtown Los Angeles Arts District, the Motorola team responsible for the launch of the new Razr assembled for their big reveal. After four years of development, they unleashed a device that proves the aesthetics of their legendary pocket-sized flip-phone will live on—beyond just nostalgia. The device elicited strong emotions when it launched back in 2004 and is …

Adobe Announces Photoshop Camera App With Real-Time Editing

Using Adobe's intelligent Sensei software, users have access to Photoshop tools and impressive lenses within their phone's viewfinder

Leveraging the popularity of playful filters and their deep history in visual software development, today Adobe announces Photoshop Camera, a standalone app that affords smartphone photographers real-time access to lenses, filters and the company’s Sensei technology. To clarify, as several apps have divided consensus on nomenclature, Adobe’s filters will be reminiscent of technical tweaks one could tinker with in Photoshop Express or Lightroom—dynamic range, tonality, …

Skin for Computers Modeled After Real Human Flesh

Bristol Interaction Group’s biomimicry research project, Skin-On Interfaces, has delivered the uncanny: skin for electronics that’s modeled after and closely resembles real flesh. Composed of silicone layers, molded with human-like wrinkles, the epidermis can be squeezed, stroked and twisted. These actions trigger a reaction from the grid of electrode wires (the same as you’d find in any smartphone touchscreen) beneath the skin. In many ways, …