Samsung has announced a new smartphone release next month with a curved display. That is, the glass will be curved instead of flat.

What are the possibilities for curved displays? How much curve is possible? A tube? A cone? A sphere? Those seem far in the future, but it’ll be interesting to see what hardware developers come up with in the next few years.

What about software? What are the software capabilities that come with curved screens? Could this be a new revolution in mobile video games?

The mobile game marketplace has become ridiculously competitive and the discoverability issue has not been solved. However, if players are able to play entirely new genres and gameplay mechanics on mobile due to curved screens, manufacturers and developers will work to fulfill that demand.

Interesting times, indeed. . .

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