Don't let anyone tell you that you can't be stuck in the '90s forever—you do you, boo!
We might be approaching 2018, but the '90s nostalgia trend has been very much alive this entire year. Apple knows this far too well and that's why they're about to make our millennial dreams come true with a new iPhone.
No, it's not an iPhone "Y" or "Z," but a flip phone! Remember those? Flip phones were the coolest tech trend in the late '90s and early '00s.
They looked something like this:
The hottest celebs had them, too
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Now, back to this new iPhone flip in the works.
Fortune unearthed that earlier this month, the technology company filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent & Trade Office detailing information about "Electronic Devices With Flexible Displays."
This is what Apple noted in the file's abstract:
An electronic device may have a flexible portion that allows the device to be folded. The device may have a flexible display. The flexible display may have a flexible display layer, a cover layer, a touch sensor interposed between the flexible display layer and the cover layer, a support layer, and a polarizer layer. The polarizer layer may be interposed between the touch sensor and the flexible display or between the touch sensor and the cover layer. The touch sensor may include optically clear adhesive that is flexible and facilitates bending of the display. The optically clear adhesive may include additives such as water vapor penetration reducing additive, anticorrosion additive, ultraviolet-light blocking additive, and index-of-refraction adjustment additive. The support layer may be formed from shape memory alloy or amorphous metal and may have openings to facilitate bending.
So, clearly, an iPhone flip phone is coming our way—hopefully.
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