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Topic: displays

Samsung reportedly being tapped for 16-inch MacBook Pro, iPad Pro OLED screens

05/23/2019, 12:05 pm

Apple is considering the possibility of adding flexible OLED displays to its MacBook Pro and iPad Pro lines, a report claims, a component that could be supplied by Samsung using a slightly modified production technique for the display technology.

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Apple Watch Series 4 screen declared 'Display of the Year'

05/08/2019, 03:05 pm

Apple is being honored as a winner in the 25th Display Industry Awards, receiving the accolade of "Display of the Year" for the LTPO OLED screen used in the Apple Watch Series 4, as one of three winners for pushing the display industry forward with outstanding features.

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Foxconn increasing development of microLED to gain future iPhone display orders

04/30/2019, 07:04 am

A future version of the iPhone could use microLED technology for its display, with a supply chain report suggesting that manufacturing partner Foxconn is trying to gain orders from Apple for a future iPhone using the bright and high resolution technology.

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Apple's 31.6-inch professional display may arrive soon, 17-inch MacBook Pro in early 2021 [u]

04/08/2019, 02:04 pm

A new research note penned by Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that Apple's long-awaited professional-grade display will arrive in the next few months, and the rumored MacBook Pro with larger display won't arrive until the first half of 2021 -- and both will incorporate mini LED backlighting.

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Foldable iPhone heating system could prevent damage in cold weather

02/28/2019, 09:02 am

Cold weather will make OLED screens brittle, and will pose a problem for bendable phones. Apple is working on a series of sensors and micro-heaters to keep a foldable iPhone warm, to prevent damage.

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Hands on: BenQ 32-inch 4K Thunderbolt 3 Monitor with HDR

02/12/2019, 12:02 pm

When used at a desk, your amazing Mac needs an amazing monitor. In the last week, AppleInsider put the BenQ 32-inch HDR display with Thunderbolt 3 on our test bench.

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LG UltraWide 5K2K is a beast of a monitor with Thunderbolt 3

02/08/2019, 11:02 am

LG has been catering to Mac owners for years, and the company's UltraWide 5K2K display is a great solution for creative professionals who want a bit more horizontal real estate.

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A future 13-inch iPad Pro or MacBook Pro could have this newly-developed 8K OLED panel

01/02/2019, 09:01 am

A Japanese technology developer has developed 8.3-inch and 13.3-inch OLED displays with an 8K resolution, paving the way for future iPad, iPad Pro, and MacBook models to offer high pixel densities that could even exceed the 1,000 pixel-per-inch milestone.

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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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