iPhone 6: 6 Things Android Users Can Tell You About Big Screens

This week the all-new iPhone 6 was announced, and it finally has a bigger screen. In fact, in case you missed it Apple released a new 4.7-inch iPhone 6, and a massive 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. Two things many iPhone users never expected to happen. Big smartphones are nothing new though, and Android users have […]

LG’s Quad HD Smartphone Display Doubles Retina Display’s Clarity

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With four times as many pixels as a 720p HD display found on many of today’s smartphones, a new Quad HD resolution smartphone screen made by LG Display brings a pixel-topping 2560 X 1440 pixels to a 5.5-inch smartphone screen. That number equates to about 538 pixels per inch, or PPI, nearly double what Apple […]

Apple Rumored to Adopt IGZO Displays on 2014 MacBook, Battery Life Will Soar

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Thanks to Intel’s fourth generation processors, known as Haswell, we’re seeing battery life on Apple’s recent MacBook Air refresh nearly double what it was before. However, we may see even greater increases in battery life as Apple is rumored to be making the jump to IGZO, or indium gallium zinc oxide, display technology, which can […]

Breaking Up is Hard to Do for Apple and Samsung

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After having each other succeed for the better part of a decade, Apple and its business partner-gone rival Samsung is finding what Neil Sedaka had sung about in his hit song,┬áBreaking Up is Hard to Do. We’ve talked a little about how globalization is making it difficult for Apple to distance itself from its fiercest […]

Some Galaxy Note 3 Will Come With LCD Screens, But Will Users Want It?

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A new report suggests that like with processor variants on the flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone, Samsung may have variants of its upcoming Galaxy Note 3 phablet with different screen technologies. This means that while the majority of the Galaxy Note 3 devices that will hit the market will continue to use Samsung’s HD Super AMOLED […]

2014 Phablets to Get Retina Display Resolution

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While full HD 1080p may be the rage in 2013 with phones and phablets, new phablets with 6-inch displays that will be released in 2014 will be pushing the resolution even higher than the Retina Display found on today’s third and fourth generation iPad models. The 6-inch phablets released next year will debut with a […]

iOS Phablet With 5.7-Inch Display Rumored to Take on Galaxy Note 3

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Apple is now rumored to be considering a smartphone with an even larger 5.7-inch display for next year. The device’s large screen real estate would classify this as a phablet and would position Apple to more closely compete against Samsung’s popular Galaxy Note series with its larger, yet still pocketable and portable footprint. A phablet […]

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, […]

Tactile Touch Displays May Be Coming to the Next iPhone

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Rumors of flexible displays coming out from LG and Samsung are beginning to shape what may be the future of mobile, and Apple is hoping to also capitalize on flexible display technology on its iPhone product in the future. A recently uncovered patent filing shows that Apple is considering the use of flexible displays, at […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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┬áPatently Apple, it appears that Apple may be working on its own innovation to potentially […]