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 […]

iPad Mini 4:3 Display & Battery Photos Leak

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*+-An iPad Mini display is on show for all to see in a leak from eTrade Supply, a gadget parts supplier. The photos show a claimed iPad Mini display with a 4:3 aspect ratio and a nearly 8-inch diagonal size. The iPad Mini announcement and release date are swiftly approaching and a new leak offers […]

1080p HD Displays Coming to Phablets Soon Thanks to Sharp Displays

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*+-Many phablets–or smartphones with a display size of 5-inch–already come with HD displays today, but those screens are limited to a 720p HD resolution. The Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Note, which popularized the category after Dell had released the 5-inch Streak with a WVGA resolution, comes with 720p HD display with 1280 X 800 pixels and […]

Court Docs Reveal Retina Display Galaxy Tab Planned by Samsung

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*+-As part of Samsung’s ongoing legal battle with Apple, a series of court documents have revealed plans for Samsung’s upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices and now additional documents show that Samsung is prepping for a Retina Display Galaxy Tab to compete against Apple’s iPad. The documents show that Samsung has planned a model P10 tablet […]

Samsung’s New AMOLED Display to Out-Retina Apple

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*+-Apple has created instant marketing and PR buzz when it debuted its iPhone 4 smartphone with the Retina Display in which late CEO Steve Jobs says that the naked eye cannot discern individual pixels with a 326 pixel-per-inch resolution. Since then, Android smartphone manufacturers have tried to match and out-class the Retina Display resolution beginning […]

iPhone 5 Rumor Roundup: Release Date, Design, Display & iOS 6

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*+-As we crawl towards the iPhone 5 release date this fall we are learning more about what to expect from the iPhone 5. We don’t expect an iPhone 5 announcement at WWDC 2012 on June 11th, but we should learn something about the new iPhone and a lot about iOS 6 at the WWDC 2012 […]

LG Shows Off Full 1080p HD Display on 5-Inch Screen

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*+-The phablet category may get that much more compelling for pixel-sensitive eyes as LG Display has shown off a prototype of a 5-inch LCD panel that provides a full HD experience similar to today’s 1080p HDTV offerings. The 5-inch screen has a 1920 X 1080-pixel resolution and has one of the highest pixel densities on […]

Windows Phone 8 Apollo Supports Competitive Higher Resolution Displays

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*+-Though there are some high-end Windows Phone 7 devices on the market today, like the Nokia Lumia 900 which has a premium build quality, 4G LTE network support, and a large display, those devices lack a high resolution display in a market and Retina Display era where pixels matter. According to the latest chatter, Microsoft’s […]

Samsung Announces Gorilla Glass 2 Present on Galaxy S III

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*+-It looks like Samsung is once again turning back to Corning for Gorilla Glass on its flagship smartphone following customer complaints and confusion as to why the scratch-resistant and durable glass was not present on the Google-branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The company announced that Gorilla Glass 2 will indeed by present on the Galaxy […]

LG Shows Off 5-Inch 1080p HD Screen, Will It Be On Your Next Phablet?

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*+-LG Display a very pixel dense HD display with a 16:9 aspect ratio that’s great for consuming all your HD entertainment content on the go thanks to its 5-inch 1080p resolution. While the manufacturer did not specify which companies have ordered the display, we can fathom that the screen size and resolution would make this […]

Apple Working on 4-Inch Display for iPhone 5 – WSJ

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*+-The iPhone’s 3.5-inch display is looking a bit small to some users, and according to multiple sources Apple may finally introduce a larger 4-inch display in the new iPhone this fall. This isn’t the first time that We’ve heard about a larger iPhone, in fact many analysts and publications expected a larger iPhone last fall. […]

iPad Mini to Be Thinner Thanks to New Touchscreen Tech

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*+-Apple’s oft-rumored 7-inch iPad slate, dubbed the ‘iPad Mini,’ may be significantly thinner than anything we’ve seen so far from the company thus far due to a new touchscreen technology that will make the touch panel slimmer, thereby benefiting the overall thickness of the device. Speculations behind the thinner panels come by way of DigiTimes, […]

This Is What Android Fragmentation Looks Like

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*+-Fragmentation on the Android ecosystem encompasses many different things. As there are a variety of Android licensees each making multiple phone models with varying hardware components to accommodate a number of different user demographics, at the end of the day we have varying screen sizes and resolutions, processor makes and speeds, graphics engines, RAM, memory, […]

PenTile AMOLED Display Used on Galaxy S III to Increase Lifespan

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*+-Many were wondering why Samsung had opted to use its HD Super AMOLED display, rather than an HD variant of the Super AMOLED Plus technology, on the company’s flagship Galaxy S III flagship smartphone, and Samsung answered that question by saying that the lifespan of the device will be increased as the screen won’t deteriorate […]

Leaked Galaxy S III Screen Protector Suggests 4.8-Inch Display

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*+-Prior to Samsung’s May 3rd event to unveil the Galaxy S III flagship Android smartphone, accessories-maker Colorant has released a screen protector dubbed the Ultimate Screen Guard for the device. The leaked screen protector reveals some tidbits about the dimensions of the phone, including the fact that the Galaxy S III may support a display […]

Pixel Qi to Deliver Low-Power Retina Display Rival

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*+-While the new third-generation iPad’s high resolution, densely packed Retina Display is garnering a lot of accolades for the clarity it delivers, there are some who are not pleased with the power consumption of the Retina Display screen and the heat it generates. One of those displeased is Pixel Qi, a company who makes a color […]

Will a Future Galaxy S Smartphone Use Samsung’s ‘Youm’ Technology?

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*+-Much have been discussed about flexible displays in the last several years and Samsung had really made a big display of its flexible screen technology at the Consumer Electronics Show last year in 2011, but now it looks like we’re getting closer to a commercialized version of the the screen that may make it into […]

Sony to Release First Xperia Handset With AMOLED Display Later This Year

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*+-Expanding out from its LCD comfort zone on smartphones, Sony (formerly Sony Ericsson) will be releasing an Xperia smartphone with an AMOLED screen in the second half of this year. All prior and current smartphones from Sony and Sony Ericsson have utilized LCD panels, and recently Sony has began to expand its marketing efforts for […]

Samsung Ramping Up OLED Display Production In Case Apple Switches From LCD

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*+-Samsung has ramped up production capacity for producing OLED displays in the event that Apple may decide to switch from rival LCD-based displays on its next-generation iOS products, which may include the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad tablet. It’s unclear if Apple would make the transition, but the Cupertino, California company has been rumored to […]