Could this new flexible TV screen mean we’re one step closer to a real-life Harry Potter Daily Prophet newspaper?

LG's prototype screen is paper thin and can be rolled up - just like a wizard's morning newspaper...

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Don’t freak out Harry Potter fans but we could be one step closer to a real-life Daily Prophet – sort of…

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Ok, so we’re probably not going to see a publication dedicated to the news of the wizarding world any time soon but a new tech development does at least (in our eyes) point to the possibility that we might, in the not-too-distant future, be walking around with newspapers featuring moving images, just like in the Harry Potter paper…

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Electronics company LG has created a flexible paper-thin TV screen that can be rolled up and, at 18-inches wide, is approximately the size of a newspaper. True, it’s very much at the prototype stage and still needs to be connected to a source to show the images, but technology moves so fast these days it’s almost like magic…