• Jeffrey Tambor quits Amazon’s “Transparent” after being accused of sexual harassment

    Jeffrey Tambor quits Amazon’s “Transparent” after being accused of sexual harassment

    Jeffrey Tambor says he will leave Amazon Studios series “Transparent” after being accused of sexual harassment by two women. While Tambor continues to deny the allegations, he told Deadline that he does not want to continue working on “Transparent,” where he portrays lead character Maura Pfefferman, because of “the politicized atmosphere” on set. Read More

  • Netflix Just Raised The Price Of Its Most Popular Plan

    Netflix Just Raised The Price Of Its Most Popular Plan

    Surprise! Netflix just got more expensive. The service’s most popular plan now costs $9.99. Existing customers will have a grace period, but the price is effectively immediately for new subscribers in U.S., Canada and parts of Latin America. Netflix quietly raised prices for Europeans in late August. The price increase raises its Standard plan to $9.99 a month. This is the plan that… Read More

  • Video: Hands On With KDDI's Transparent X-Ray Cell Phone

    Last week, we reported about the new cell phone line up of Japan’s second biggest mobile carrier, KDDI. The company unveiled no less than 19 new handsets, and among those, one model stood out because of its unique design: the aptly named X-Ray. Read More

  • CEATEC 2010: Eyes-On With TDK's Bendable And Transparent OLEDs (Video)

    A pleasant surprise at this year’s CEATEC: TDK’s two passive matrix mini OLED panels, one of which is transparent and the other bendable (like the one Sony showed earlier this year). What’s cool is that both prototypes are showcased as black-and-white and color models. You can see both displays in action in the videos I took at the exhibition below. Read More

  • LG to roll out the LG-GD900 in 40 countries next month

    It was first shown to the general public back in February, and now LG gave us some more concrete info about their LG-GD900, which is – according to LG – the world’s first cell phone featuring a transparent keypad. The aptly (code-)named Crystal is due out in as much as 40 different countries starting next month already. Read More

  • Japanese company develops double-sided touchscreen

    At the Sign & Display Show 2008 in Tokyo (that ends tomorrow), a company called Teraokaseiko [JP] is exhibiting a transparent touch display, based on an inorganic electroluminescent panel, that can be operated by touching either side of the display. Teraokaseiko’s self-developed orange-colored monochrome panel features a resolution of 256 × 120. While the display has a transmittance… Read More