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Topic: OLED

Nokia unveils new folding OLED display as rumors say similar tech headed for Apple's 'iWatch'

06/10/2014, 10:06 am

Nokia's Semiconductor Energy Laboratory has unveiled a new kind of OLED display that can be folded like a book while in use, similar to technology that Apple is thought to be exploring for future iPhones and the long-rumored "iWatch."

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Rumor: Apple testing 1.5" OLED displays for wearable 'iWatch'

05/20/2013, 09:05 am

Development of Apple's rumored smart watch is allegedly gaining momentum, as a pair of new reports claim the company is testing 1.5-inch OLED screens for a wrist-worn device, and that Foxconn has been contracted to build a trial batch.

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Apple partner LG Display invests $650M in OLED screens

02/18/2013, 08:02 am

LG Display, a major provider of screens to Apple, has announced plans to invest more than $650 million in OLED technology.

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Apple CEO pans OLED displays but stops short of ruling out iPhone with larger screen

02/12/2013, 11:02 am

In his keynote interview kicking off the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference on Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook discounted the appeal of OLED displays while simultaneously appearing cagier than he's previously been when responding to questions on whether Apple should develop an iPhone with a larger screen in order to address competition.

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Apple courts OLED expert away from LG

02/08/2013, 01:02 pm

Apple has hired an OLED expert who was previously a senior researcher of the screen technology at LG Display.

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Samsung, Microsoft hype new 'Youm' flexible OLED display tech

01/09/2013, 01:01 pm

Samsung's day-two keynote at CES was full of surprises, including new bendable screen technology called "Youm," as well as an appearance by former U.S. President Bill Clinton.

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'Huge' orders for Samsung's flexible OLEDs spark rumors of Apple interest

05/14/2012, 10:05 am

Samsung has seen a "huge" number of orders for its new flexible OLED screens, and Apple is rumored to be among the companies interested in the new technology.

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Apple wants to improve brightness control on OLED screens

04/26/2012, 08:04 am

Though Apple has never released a product with an OLED screen, it continues to dabble with the technology behind the scenes, and has proposed a way of improving brightness control on organic light emitting diode displays.

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Samsung officially spinning off struggling LCD business in April

02/20/2012, 08:02 am

Apple supplier Samsung announced on Monday that it will spin off its LCD manufacturing business into a separate company beginning in April.

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Apple's rumored television is 'the elephant in the room' at CES 2012

01/12/2012, 10:01 am

HDTV makers have shown increased innovation at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, spurred in part by fears that Apple is planning an entrance into the market with its own television set.

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Apple wants to improve OLED technology for potential use in future iPhones

11/03/2011, 08:11 am

Apple has shown interest in improving the technology behind organic light emitting diodes, or OLED displays, to provide even better battery life for devices like the iPhone and iPad.

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LG, Samsung said to be working with Apple on high-def p-Si iPad 3 displays

07/18/2011, 09:07 am

LCD display makers LG and Samsung are said to be close to landing significant orders from Apple to produce high-resolution low temperature polysilicon 2048-by-1536-pixel displays for a third-generation iPad.

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Analysis finds OLED display unlikely for Apple's third-gen iPad

05/27/2011, 09:05 am

Despite a recent report that an Apple executive traveled overseas to see Samsung's latest AMOLED displays for a future iPad, a new report claims that the company would not be able to produce enough 9.7-inch displays to meet capacity.

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Rumor: Apple's Tim Cook visits Samsung to discuss OLED screens for 'iPad 3'

05/26/2011, 09:05 am

Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook is rumored to have visited South Korea last week to talk with executives from Samsung about switching to an AMOLED display for the third-generation iPad.

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Rush to compete with Apple's iPad places strain on component suppliers

01/14/2011, 08:01 am

As device makers hope to take on Apple's iPad in 2011, the plethora of devices set to come to market is reportedly placing a significant strain on component makers, which could cause "disruptions" in the global supply of display panels.

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Verizon corrects Droid X ad error touting 720p screen

06/17/2010, 04:06 pm

A Verizon Wireless web promo for its Droid-branded Android phones originally promoted the upcoming Droid X as having a "720p screen," stoking some brief excitement that iPhone 4 and its Retina Display might be eclipsed, at least until the error was corrected.

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Apple's iPhone 4 simulator shows off Retina resolution

06/14/2010, 04:06 pm

The iPhone 4 simulator included in Apple's iOS 4 development tools provides an early look at how much clarity the increased resolution of the new Retina Display delivers.

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Apple corners market on 10.1-inch LCD, OLED screens - report

01/12/2010, 07:01 am

Availability of 10.1-inch multi-touch LCD and OLED display panels from Asian suppliers is said to be nonexistent, as one designer has claimed Apple "pre-ordered them all."

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Apple developing dynamic OLED-based keyboard

01/03/2008, 11:01 am

Apple Inc. in a new patent filing proposes to solve the ages-old problem of having to manufacture distinct keyboards to support the various alphabets and key arrangements of foreign countries by developing an OLED-based model where key arrangements are altered on the fly by software.

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