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Double-Sided Laptop Display
image The eBay seller of this laptop with two display screens claims that his strange invention is the "most exciting and freshest idea to hit the technology market." True, I've definitely been in situations where this would have come in handy. But the fatal flaw in the idea is that it doesn't do anything which a projection device or video output port wouldn't do just as well, for a lot cheaper. Which leaves one wondering if this guy seriously believed that anyone would offer him $850,000 for this invention, or whether it was all just a joke.
Categories: eBayTechnology
Posted by The Curator on Sun Sep 26, 2004
Do you want to see realy fantastic thing -
read about Sharp's Actius RD3D laptop

http://hardware.earthweb.com/computers/article.php/3328921
Posted by aaa  on  Mon Sep 27, 2004  at  07:05 PM
Gasp!
I got 3,50.....that's only 849,996.50 to go!
Boy, wait 'til I got that money saved!
Posted by Paul  on  Mon Sep 27, 2004  at  08:10 PM
OR...ask the guy sitting opposite of you to sit next to you? Saves you.......$850,000?
Posted by Paul  on  Mon Sep 27, 2004  at  08:13 PM
Quite obviously a hoax. That's a picture of two laptops. You can see the keyboard on the one on the right on the backside of the picture. Someone photoshopped the image of the desktop from the first onto the back of the monitor of the second. Plus, you can't patent a feature which already exists and as you point out laptops already have duel monitor capability.
Posted by Bill B.  on  Wed Sep 29, 2004  at  12:37 PM
To have a double sided screen could be a wonderful idea,specially when one wishes to communicate with the person sitting on the other side of the table and convey or show what he has typed or presented on his screen or at the grocery store, the salesman communicates with the buyer without loss of time. In addition it should be possible to blank the screen when the operator of laptop does not wish to share the information
Posted by P.S.Gupta  in  India  on  Thu May 05, 2005  at  04:19 PM
That's a picture of two laptops. You can see the keyboard on the one on the right on the backside of the picture. Someone photoshopped the image of the desktop from the first onto the back of the monitor of the second
Posted by refurbished computers  in  Canada  on  Tue Dec 01, 2009  at  02:40 PM
hahaha
Posted by James Wilson Frenchesco  in  Singapore  on  Mon Feb 01, 2010  at  05:50 AM
wow....thats amazing...thing cool.... grin
Posted by usedlaptopclub  in  pakistan  on  Thu Sep 30, 2010  at  03:29 PM
That's a figure of two laptops. You can see the keyboard on the one on the correct on the backside of the picture. I want real image for this computer. Thanks!!
Posted by Jon Kanady  in  los angeles, CA 90036 USA  on  Sat Apr 23, 2011  at  11:08 AM
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