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Cylindrical laptop defies tradition, could change the direction of laptop design

Flexible materials changing tradition

With the rise in popularity of tablet technologies, designers are looking to cash in on the shift away from the traditional hinged laptop. The Rolltop utilizes flexible materials (like in the Rollerphone).

The Rolltop as pictured above can act as a traditional laptop or be folded to become a full 17″ touch screen. The cylindrical center acts as a base and has a power cord, speaker, USB port and webcam.

The rear can be decorated according to user preference and features a stand for full screen use.

Would you use a Rolltop? It looks a little like a mini yoga mat, but it is an extremely creative laptop concept.

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Sneak peek into the concept Rolltop:

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  1. Christa Borellini

    April 4, 2011 at 1:36 pm

    Yes I would use that. Very, very Cool!!

    • Lani Rosales

      April 4, 2011 at 2:37 pm

      ME TOO! I like the idea of using flexible materials for future tech generations of products and I especially like the creativity of all the ports and using it as a TV!

  2. stephanie crawford

    April 12, 2011 at 1:58 am

    Oh that is just awesomely cool. Yes please!

  3. Jan

    January 16, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    Will be glad to be in test group= looks fantastic, and fun!!

  4. Voip Service

    August 9, 2012 at 12:11 am

    This is awesome! the laptop is stylish and the way it bends and twists is so cool, I’d love to have this one.

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