Apple’s Studio Display fills an obvious gap in the monitor market

At Apple’s March event, the company announced the Studio Display, a new, 27-inch external monitor that starts at $1,599 — a huge step down in price from the company’s only other monitor,

Why your next TV needs ‘filmmaker mode’

TVs this year will ship with a new feature called "filmmaker mode," but unlike the last dozen things the display industry has tried to foist on consumers, this one actually matters. It doesn't magical

Apple: Use only our special cloth to clean the $1,000 coating on our $5,000 Pro Display

If you thought the saga of the $7,000 Apple Pro Display XDR couldn’t get any more ridiculous, prepare yourself for the proverbial cherry on top: The company insists that you only use the single

Japan will restrict the export of some materials used in smartphones and chips to South Korea

Japan’s trade ministry said today that it will restrict the export of some tech materials to South Korea, including polyimides used in flexible displays made by companies like Samsung Electronics. T

Samsung’s Space Monitor is practical and minimal

Samsung always has a huge presence at CES, but it isn't the giant TVs and flashy next-generation gadgets that have my attention this year; it's this simple, flexible monitor that looks like it would b

Galaxy S9’s display takes honors alongside its camera

Earlier this morning Samsung's Galaxy S9's camera was awarded the highest-yet score from DxOMark, and now its screen gets the best-of-all-time nod from DisplayMate and display wonk Ray Soneira. The ma

Tiny, levitating balls make up this weird ‘JOLED’ display

LCDs are old hat, my friend. What you need is dozens of tiny spheres levitated and spun using ultrasonics. That's what researchers at the Universities of Sussex and Bristol have cooked up, and it's ex

This tiny high-def display could double the sharpness of VR

Virtual reality is pretty convincing when you're all jacked in and wired up — but even the best headsets today aren't particularly sharp. Sharp, taking notice of this, has produced a display specifi

Machine learning and “molecular Tinder” may change the game for OLED screens

To say there are a lot of molecules out there is kind of an understatement. So searching for one or two in particular is like looking for a needle in a galaxy-spanning haystack. Fortunately, the scien

Inventory shortages may herald rebirth of Apple’s aging Thunderbolt Display

Apple’s Thunderbolt Display, first introduced in the summer of 2011, may be getting a refresh at WWDC, if inventory shortages at retail stores are any indication. Just try getting one at your lo

E Ink brings rich color to ePaper, but not to e-readers

E Ink, maker of the ePaper displays found in many e-readers (maddening to have three different e prefixes in one sentence, but it's unavoidable), announced a brand new type of reflective display that

Display expert Raymond Soneira gushes over new iPad Pro’s screen

Anyone who cares about display quality in their handheld devices has probably come across DisplayMate reviews, and the latest product to be evaluated by Ray Soneira is the new iPad Pro 9.7". Spoiler:

Quantum Dot Displays Could Lead To Cheaper, Thinner Screens

Devices can’t get thinner for a few reasons. While a lighter, thinner battery would be amazing, screens still take up a lot of gadget real estate, a fact that is mitigated slightly by e-ink and

Apple Patents Sapphire Component Production Method As Manufacturing Facility Ramps Up

Apple is moving fast on securing intellectual property related to the making and usage of sapphire glass, filing another patent related to the material recently that has been published by the USPTO to

Study: Average Display Size Climbing On All Devices Except For Mobile PCs

A new study from NPD DisplaySearch today shows that on average, the diagonal size of LCD and other displays on electronic devices and public signboards is on the rise, with the notable exception of mo

Samsung Galaxy S III’s Display Better Than iPhone 5’s On Paper, But Users Unlikely To Notice

According to a new report from research firm <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ihs.com/">IHS</a>, Apple's iPhone 5 display lags behind the Samsung Galaxy S III's on the important measure of color ga

Move Over 1024×768: The Most Popular Screen Resolution On The Web Is Now 1366×768

Screens with a 1024x768 resolution are a bit <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2012/04/09/two-more-years-microsoft-reminds-windows-xp-users-that-its-about-time-to-upgrade/">like Windows XP</a>: they hav

Analysis Confirms iPad Display Really Is One Of The Best Ever Made

It shouldn't come as any surprise when someone says that this year's display, or phone, or what have you, is the best ever. After all, improving the category is what companies strive to do, right? So

Developers: Quick! Get “Retina-Ready” Or Risk Abandonment

I just got the new <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/ipad/">iPad</a> in the mail, and naturally the first thing I did was load up a few of my old apps and throw some content on there. Oh god! Oh no!

Kindle Fire Display Doesn’t Stand Up To Nook, iPad 2 In Tests

You probably know that not all LCDs are created equal: at a given size, you can have different resolutions, lighting methods, and display-driving technologies. Apple has led the way in this regard, ge
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