Imagine downloading an app that can change the shape of your mobile phone. Researchers from the University of Bristol are looking to make it happen.
Apple patents are flowing in thick and fast, with yesterday's anti-tampering idea, and now a universal dock which can be molded to the shape of whichever iPod or iPhone you put in it. Is Apple messing with us?
In an article in the latest Air & Space, shapeshifting planes could actually be made a reality. Not shapeshifting in the sense of Transformers, but morphing to alter wingspan, wing area and other features. A lot of this approach on morphing planes is inspired from flowers and batteries.