Want a cell phone that you can roll up and put in your pocket? Gold nanomesh could be the secret ingredient that makes that happen.
Bendy concept phones are a dime a dozen — not that we mind that, really. But designer Heyon You's proto-phone, the Samsung Galaxy Skin, pays attention to how its flexible form would inform the phone's interface, and the end result is a twisty handset you could actually imagine using.
It used to be that the idea of, say, a flexible, morphing phone was just something explored by concept designers. The technology for bendy gadgetry is steadily falling into place, however, and here's another puzzle piece figured out thanks to South Korea: the batteries.