Display

  • iPad Mini Display Under The Microscope: Not As Good As iPad 4th Gen, But Much Better Than iPad 2

    iPad Mini Display Under The Microscope: Not As Good As iPad 4th Gen, But Much Better Than iPad 2

    The iPad mini may have a display that’s being singled out in most reviews as below Apple’s recent standards, but a look under the microscope by Repair Labs affirms what I’ve been noticing in person: while the mini definitely doesn’t offer the same kind of quality as an iPad with Retina Display (3rd or 4th gen), its screen is a big step up from the 2nd-generation iPad. Read More

  • Samsung To Cut The Cord, End LCD Panel Supply Relationship With Apple

    Samsung To Cut The Cord, End LCD Panel Supply Relationship With Apple

    Samsung told The Korea Times on Monday that it will end its LCD panel supply relationship with Apple as of next year. That’s according to a “senior Samsung source” who declined to be identified, citing insufficient margins owing to Apple’s supply pricing strategy. Samsung’s role in Apple’s LCD supply chain has dwindled, but this puts a fine point on… Read More

  • Begun, The Retina Wars Have

    Begun, The Retina Wars Have

    As we approach the E3, the electronic gaming show in early June, I suspect that the value of “Retina” high-resolution displays will soon become apparent. While the prospect of Retina MacBooks is all but inevitable, we have reached a plateau when it comes to general computing and, more important, living room media. The first question is, in short, why do we need a Retina MacBook? Read More

  • Big Phones? So Over.

    Big Phones? So Over.

    The other day, Matt made a desperate plea: “Please don’t buy cheap Android phones.” To do so is a mistake, and the more you buy, the more cheap phones flood the market, and thus more people are walking around with crap up against their faces. And after hearing that Samsung has sold 5 million Galaxy Notes, I think it may be time to make my own plea: Please stop buying… Read More

  • Review: The Playstation 3D Display Lets You Bring All Of Your Friends

    Review: The Playstation 3D Display Lets You Bring All Of Your Friends

    Back at E3, the gaming world let out a collective groan when Sony announced they were making a special 3D TV for the PS3. However, that groan swiftly turned into a clamor of adoration once it was explained that the TV, in addition to displaying 3D content, would also allow two players to play side by side, seeing different displays through two pairs of 3D glasses. Called SimulView, it was… Read More

  • Toshiba Shows Mobile LCD With 2,560 × 1,600 Resolution And 498PPI Density

    Toshiba Shows Mobile LCD With 2,560 × 1,600 Resolution And 498PPI Density

    If you thought the 4.5-Inch LCD screen with 720×1,280 pixels resolution Hitachi showed three weeks ago is cool, think again: Toshiba today took the wraps off a mobile LCD that’s even better. Sized at 6.1 inches, it boasts 2,560×1,600 pixels resolution and 498 pixels-per-inch density. Needless to say, the direct-view-type screen is the first of its kind. It has a contrast ratio… Read More

  • Eizo To Sell 36-Inch Display With 4K×2K Resolution For $36,000

    Eizo To Sell 36-Inch Display With 4K×2K Resolution For $36,000


    Japanese computer display maker Eizo Nanao announced [JP] the DuraVision FDH3601 today, a 36.4-inch display whose main selling point is the resolution: 4K×2K (4,096×2,160) isn’t really that easy to beat. Read More

  • Toshiba unveils 21-inch, glasses-free HD 3D display

    Toshiba unveils 21-inch, glasses-free HD 3D display

    We’re about to get yet another 3D display. This time, it’s Toshiba Mobile Display Corp. that’s prepping such a screen, an autostereoscopic (glasses-free), 21-inch 3D HD display “for use in next-generation 3D monitors”, to be more exact. Toshiba says the main selling points is that its new “integral imaging system” with 9-parallax design makes it… Read More

  • New NEC chip helps make cell phone displays viewable outdoors, saves power

    New NEC chip helps make cell phone displays viewable outdoors, saves power

    If you’ve ever got upset about not being able to view what your cell phone screen displays while you are outside your house, NEC’s new color-compensation chip is probably good news for you. The chip, which is specifically made for LCDs for mobile phones, helps to make them easier to view in bright outdoor settings. Read More

  • Samsung looks to mass produce 3.3" AMOLED touchscreen displays

    Samsung looks to mass produce 3.3" AMOLED touchscreen displays

    Standard, boring LED screens: your days are numbered! Samsung announced today that it will begin mass producing AMOLED displays with touch functions built right in. The displays will be 3.3″ WVGA touchscreens that will be, thanks to the AMOLED technology, much thinner than your average touchscreen display on current phones. The beauty of this technology is that it produces thinner… Read More