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Topic: displays

Samsung's foldable display smartphone could launch in March for over $1700

11/12/2018, 08:11 am

Samsung's first smartphone using the South Korean giant's recently-demonstrated foldable display could be introduced in March, a report claims, launching alongside 5G-equipped Galaxy S10, the 2019 refresh of Samsung's flagship smartphone.

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Samsung's 'Infinity Flex Display' demo shows future of foldable smartphones

11/07/2018, 03:11 pm

Samsung has revealed a prototype flexible display at its developer conference in San Francisco, with the demonstration of the "Infinity Flex Display" allowing for a tablet-sized mobile device to be folded in half to the size of a smartphone.

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Reduced iPhone battery life blamed on adoption of OLED screens

11/01/2018, 10:11 pm

An iPhone's battery life can be near immeasurable with so many factors to take into consideration. Between the apps being used, wireless connectivity, screen brightness and other nuances, a lot can affect this vital performance stat, but a new report suggests the biggest offenders are the impressive OLED displays Apple baked into its flagship phones.

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Apple, Samsung beaten to foldable phone by clunky Royole FlexPai

11/01/2018, 04:11 pm

A small company has managed to beat major display and mobile device producers like Apple, Samsung, and LG to bringing a smartphone with a foldable screen to market, with Royole's FlexPai being made available to preorder in China on Thursday.

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Apple highlights iPad Pro's USB-C connectivity to an external 4K or 5K display

10/30/2018, 02:10 pm

The change to new connector means you can connect an 5K high resolution monitor directly to your iPad alongside cameras, musical instruments and other peripherals.

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Apple is working on an iPhone that works better in the rain

10/25/2018, 09:10 am

Apple is attempting to solve the problem of using an iPhone or iPad in the rain, by coming up with a way to detect a user's finger movements on a touchscreen display under damp conditions, mitigating erroneous inputs caused by drops of water.

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LG Ultra Fine 4K monitors are on sale for $269 today only, compatible with Apple's current MacBook Pro

10/21/2018, 12:10 pm

Amazon-owned Woot is running a flash sale on LG's Ultra Fine 4K display. Grab the factory reconditioned USB-C model, which is compatible with Apple's current iMacs and MacBook Pros, for $430 off with free shipping for Prime members. Prices are valid today only while supplies last.

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Availability shrinking for LG UltraFine 5K Display at Apple Stores

10/03/2018, 08:10 am

The online Apple Store is no longer offering in-store pickup for the LG UltraFine 5K Display for a large number of outlets around the globe, a possible indication that the screens may be replaced by a new model, potentially even the anticipated Apple-produced displays.

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Samsung's foldable smartphone tipped for November unveiling

09/04/2018, 09:09 am

Following years of rumors of its development, Samsung will be revealing its plans to produce a foldable smartphone later this year, the head of the electronics giant's mobile division has confirmed, with the first appearance of the fabled device potentially occurring in November.

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Future Apple Watch, iPhone could switch to power-saving LTPO display tech

08/24/2018, 02:08 pm

Apple is considering ways to improve the iPhone's battery life by changing the technology used in its displays, according to one analytics firm, with a switch to LTPO for the backplane potentially cutting down the amount of power required to update the screen.

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Apple continues exploring ways to make foldable displays for future iPhones and iPads

08/02/2018, 02:08 pm

Apple is continuing to look into the possibility of creating an iPhone or iPad with flexible displays, including one concept where the entire display panel and the screen could be folded in multiple different ways depending on the user's wishes, without shattering or breaking.

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Stretchy substrates could help Apple produce flexible displays for future iPhone

07/17/2018, 08:07 am

Apple is considering alternative ways to mount sensors, indicators, switches, and other elements to create devices and components like a flexible display, including attaching parts to an elasticated substrate that is capable of transmitting data between individual components.

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What is Apple's True Tone technology on the 2018 MacBook Pro, and why does it matter?

07/12/2018, 01:07 pm

Apple's MacBook Pro refresh on Thursday revealed Apple has incorporated True Tone technology into a Mac's display for the first time. AppleInsider sheds some light on the color management system that aims to keep the image the same for the user, wherever they are situated.

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Apple still considering foldable iPhones with flexible displays

07/10/2018, 04:07 pm

Apple is still examining the possibility of creating a mobile device with a large screen that can be compacted into a smaller size, using a flexible section in the middle of the device to allow the screen to bend enough for it to fold without breaking.

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Here's how Apple could have an edge-to-edge LCD screen in the iPhone

07/10/2018, 08:07 am

The reported addition of the Japan-based Nichia as an exclusive supplier to Apple has seemingly revealed how the LCD model in this fall's iPhone refresh will have a similar edge-to-edge display as the two OLED models, also expected to launch this year.

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Best deal anywhere: LG's 34-inch FreeSync IPS Display for $279 ($50 off) with free $40 gift card

06/24/2018, 01:06 am

B&H Photo this week is knocking $50 off the LG 34-inch 21:9 IPS Monitor (34UM59-P), bringing the price down to $279 with a free $40 gift card. An affordable display that can be used with Apple's MacBook Pro or iMac, the LG display also qualifies for free expedited shipping with no tax collected in most states.

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Apple OLED iPhone X and ProMotion iPad Pro win Display Industry Awards

05/15/2018, 01:05 pm

Apple has been named as a winner at the 23rd Display Industry Awards, honored in two categories for the screens used in the iPhone X and the iPad Pro that include technological advances, outstanding features, and in the case of the iPhone X, how the display is actually used in the device.

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Apple experimenting with touchless controls & curved screens for future iPhones

04/04/2018, 08:04 am

Though the technologies are some ways out, upcoming iPhones could make use of touchless gestures and curved screens as distinguishing features, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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Apple and TSMC starting Apple Watch MicroLED display mass production later this year

04/03/2018, 07:04 am

Apple's work on developing MicroLED panels is slowly nearing mass production, according to the report, by partnering with TSMC to manufacture small panels for use in the Apple Watch and the rumored AR wearable device, potentially starting later this year.

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First iPhone with foldable display could launch in 2020, says analyst

03/23/2018, 10:03 am

Apple could launch an iPhone with a foldable display in the next few years, according to a Bank of America analyst, predicting the first iPhone or similar Apple-produced device featuring the long-rumored -- and already patented by Apple -- display technology could launch as soon as the year 2020.

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