Windows 8.1: Why Microsoft Needs to Bet Big on Phablets

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While there is chatter that Microsoft will be allowing its smartphone partners to scale up with the next build of Windows Phone, Microsoft really should be thinking about scaling down its Windows 8 platform to fit smaller phablet-sized screens. With Windows 8.1, the company is now allowing tablet-makers to create smaller 7- and 8-inch slates, […]

LG Hints at Optimus Phone With Unbreakable 5-Inch Flexible Display

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LG Display is showing off a concept for an unbreakable and flexible 5-inch OLED panel that could be employed in smartphones, like the company’s Optimus series, in the future. Unlike rival Samsung, which is using a different type of technology for its flexible OLED/AMOLED display and is facing delays, LG uses a different process and […]

Amazon May Finally Release Color Kindle E-Reader Thanks to Latest Acquisition

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Amazon has confirmed that it had acquired the Liquavista business from Samsung, a move that could potentially allow the Internet retailer to finally launch an affordable color e-ink Kindle e-reader in due time. Samsung had not done much with Liquavista since it had acquired the company; it was rumored that color e-ink displays based on […]

Sony Bringing Triluminos Display Tech From 4K UHD TV to Xperia Phones

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After having brought over its Bravia technology from its current HDTV television sets, Sony is now looking at bringing the more advanced Triluminos innovation that is used on its 4K UHD TV displays to future Xperia smartphones. This would allow Sony to offer a compelling mobile display to compete against HTC’s highly regarded use of […]

PhonePad+ Pairs Up With Galaxy S3 to Mimic Asus Innovation

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Remember the Asus-made Padfone that attempted to turn your Asus smartphone into a tablet through a hybrid convertible design? Well, a third-party accessory-maker thinks that Asus’ novel creation is worth the inspiration and created a similar concept for Samsung’s smartphone, which attempts to pair a Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, and even a Galaxy S4 with […]

Samsung Prepping Full HD Super AMOLED for Galaxy Tab 8?

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Samsung may be working on an 8-inch panel with a full HD 1080p display to combat the likely arrival of an updated Apple iPad mini with Retina Display later this year. According to Sam Mobile, Samsung’s Super AMOLED display with a 1920 X 1200 resolution will debut this fall at the IFA 2013 conference in Germany. […]

iPad 5 Display Rumor Tips Fall Release Timing

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The iPad 5 will reportedly use a new type of display technology that allows Apple to make the iPad 5 thinner and lighter. According to the latest iPad 5 rumors out of China point to Apple using the same display technology in the iPad 5 as it does in the iPad mini. This latest information […]

Apple’s New App Design Guidelines Hint at an All-Retina Future

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As if the rumored forthcoming second generation iPad mini will be moving to the much anticipated higher resolution Retina Display isn’t enough, Apple’s guidance to app developers may solidify the company’s momentum to standardize on the Retina Display across all its tablet products. Additionally, all iOS apps for iPhone submitted to the App Store for […]

iPhone Glass Supplier Claims Bendable Willow Glass Still 3-Years Away

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Corning, which has become a household name among smartphone enthusiasts with its Gorilla Glass and a supplier of the chemically strengthened glass for Apple’s iPhone, is now saying that the flexible and bendable Willow glass is still some three years away from mass market viability. Corning’s Willow glass with its flexible properties could open the doors […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Display Production Reportedly Ready for March Launch

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Samsung Display is reportedly ramping up production of the 4.99-inch Full HD display which sources expect will debut in the Galaxy S4 in March. Samsung first showed off the 1080p HD display on a roadmap at CES 2013 in early January, and it appears that Samsung Display is ready to, or has already started mass production of […]

Move Over Retina Display, Full HD Huawei P2 to Pack Whopping 489ppi

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Apple has fueled our obsession with high pixel density display thanks to its clever marketing of Retina Display, and since then Android manufacturers have been striving to out-Retina Apple in the display department. With the iPhone clocking in at 326ppi, or pixels per inch, the new flagship Huawei Ascend P2 that’s been recently leaked in […]

Corning Announces Gorilla Glass 3 for Better Scratch Resistance

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On the year anniversary of Corning introducing us with Gorilla Glass 2, it appears that it had worked hard to bring even additional improvements to the scratch-resistant glass and is now bringing us Gorilla Glass 3. The third-generation of smartphone and tablet glass, which will be announced next week at the Consumer Electronics Show in […]

LG to Showcase Three New Displays at CES: 5.5-inch Full HD, 4.7-inch Bezel-less, and Improved 7-Inch Panels

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LG Display will be showcasing three new exciting displays that will be targeted at the mobile market. The displays will be showcased in January at the Consumer Electronics Show, though it’s unclear which smartphone- or tablet-makers have signed on with LG Display to bring these displays into consumer products. The displays include a 4.7-inch near-bezel-less […]

Apple Patent Hints at Curved iPhone Display

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Apple may be joining the ranks of the Samsung Nexus S, the Dell Venue Pro, and the Nokia Lumia smarthones with its next iPhone as the smartphone-maker appears to be experimenting with glass displays. In a recent patent filing uncovered by Patently Apple, it appears that Apple may be working on its own innovation to potentially […]

Samsung to Demo Galaxy Note 2-Sized Flexible Display at CES

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Samsung will show off a Galaxy Note 2 sized 5.5-inch flexible display at CES 2013 in January, but the cool new screen tech may not be ready to roll out in time for the Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4. At the major tech event in Las Vegas, CNet says Samsung will show off two flexible displays. The flexible displays do […]

Retina iPad Display Still Leads Tablet Screens

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Despite Microsoft’s claims about the display on its Surface RT tablet besting the iPad’s Retina Display, DisplaySearch’s findings show that the iPad’s Retina Display, which is utilized on the third generation and fourth generation iPad tablets, still ranks supreme in the tablet display category overall. That said, the Surface still has a great display and […]

Surprise! iPad mini 2 Rumored to Come With Retina Display

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Though the iPad mini just went on sale earlier this month for about a week, there are now rumors of an iPad mini 2–or second generation iPad mini. What’s new for the updated slate? For starters, it’s now speculated that Apple would up the resolution of its 7.9-inch tablet with a Retina Display, giving the […]

Onyx EINK Android Smartphone Boasts Week-Long Battery Life

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Move over Motorola with the Maxx series (Droid RAZR Maxx, Droid RAZR HD Maxx) smartphones as Onyx International’s new EINK Android smartphone with an e-ink display will last on a single charge for up to a week. The company’s phone uses screen technology that’s more typically found on e-book readers, such as the Amazon Kindle […]