Ordinarily we'd take one look at Moixa's Sphere interactive display ball around this time of year and immediately dismiss it as an April Fools joke, but something tells us not even the most dedicated would-be pranksters take the time and expense to patent their little diversions. That said, we're definitely not so sure this thing will make its planned 2010 ship date, since it's just a render right now, but if it does, we'll be first in line -- a folding multitouch display with an always-on net connection and gyroscopic interface elements that can also be used folded flat sounds pretty amazing to us. We want to believe.

Read - Sphere site
Read - Sphere patent

[Via Pocket-lint]

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