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This dual-screen laptop swings horizontally — and quotes the Whole Earth Catalog

A laptop displayed from two different perspectives, one with a second screen folded around behind the main screen to act like a tablet, the other with it hanging off the side like a second monitor.
The Acemagic X1, a laptop with a side-folding second screen for multi-monitor use. | Image: Acemagic

Ever since Razer brought a triple-screen laptop to CES 2017 and promptly got it stolen, we’ve been captivated by the idea of multiple mobile screens. The Acemagic X1 (via Liliputing) is the latest attempt to make it a practical reality, with twin 14-inch 1080p displays.

Unlike the Asus Zenbook Duo and Lenovo Yoga Book 9i we reviewed earlier this year, it’s not a twin-screen tablet with a detachable keyboard; this one’s most definitely a laptop with an extra screen on a hinge that swings all the way around. And unlike the upcoming GPD Duo, it swings horizontally instead of vertically. The company is calling it the “world’s first horizontally foldable 360 degree laptop.”

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