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1. in. to fail; to close. I was afraid my business would fold because of the recession.
2. in. to collapse from drinking. Dave had just one more drink, and then he folded.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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It's worth noting that the Galaxy Fold, which would've been the first mainstream foldable smartphone to be released if it had no problems, was pushed back due to display issues that rendered the device inoperable.
For Android developers there are plenty of compatibility considerations, and it must be noted across the board that foldable tech is likely to consume more power and memory than other devices, so power saving capabilities will be important.
Samsung said the upcoming foldable smartphone will fold inward, and will sport a 7.4-inch screen when unfolded and have a 4.6-inch display like a regular smartphone when folded.
The south Korean firm, which had earlier confirmed that it was working on a foldable device, yesterday gave a sneak-peak into what it plans to build, in an effort to create a new mobile experience to its users.
'It's an exciting concept and we expect to see foldable products from several Android manufacturers,' Dave Burke, vice president of engineering for Android, told a Google conference on Wednesday.
'We have overcome a major technological hurdle for the foldable phone, but we are not sure yet when consumers will be in need of such a new type of phone,' said CEO Koh in February.
Koh doesn't drop many hints at what to expect from Samsung's foldable smartphone, but he does admit the device and its features need to make consumers react with 'wow, this is the reason Samsung made it.'
Samsung Electronics spokesman Kim Choon-gon said the firm was on track to develop a device featuring a 'true foldable display.
Earlier this year, Dong-jin Koh, president of mobile business at Samsung Electronics, revealed that the company will release a foldable device, which for now has been named Galaxy X.
A foldable iPhone or some other Apple electronic gear is coming soon, based on a filing at the US Patent & Trademark Office, numerous tech sites reported.
TEHRAN (FNA)- If 2017 was the year of nearly bezel-less phones and 18:9 screens, 2018 could be defined by foldable devices.
Ann Arbor, MI, March 09, 2015 --(PR.com)-- CHOETECH, one of the world's fastest growing telecom accessory companies, announced today, the release of the CHOETECH Foldable Solar Charger with auto detect.