Flexible batteries are nothing new, but shoelace batteries are. LG Chem has developed a battery that fits around a copper cable, providing you with flexibility and another way to tie your shoes. They have tested the batteries on a red LED screen (as you can see above), and on a fourth-generation iPod Shuffle. This is another step forward in bring you a flexible smartphone, not that you need one anyways.
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A flexible sold state battery has been born, so you can cross it off your list with things that need to be flexible. With this in mind, at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, they have decided to give the a world a gift, so we’ll be one step closer to those flexible gadgets. How will this effect you, you ask? Well, just for starters, imagine fitting a full ten inch tablet in your pocket, or folding your computer screen and taking it on the road. Even if those things sound really cool, we are still at least a year away from finding these products at our local electronics store.