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This $16 Raspberry Pi case has a 3.5 inch touchscreen on top

Raspberry Pi computers don’t need a case, but it’s not a bad idea to put them in one to reduce the risk of breaking something. Plus some of them look nice… and others actually add functionality to Raspberry Pi’s cheap single-board computers. Case in point: Banggood is selling a $16 Raspberry Pi Case with a small […]

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Hands-on with the Lapscreen thin & light portable monitor (video)

The Lapscreen is a 12.5 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel LCD display that weighs as little as 350 grams (12.3 ounces), and which measures just 3.6mm (0.14 inches) at its thinnest point and 7.9mm (0.31 inches) at its thickest. There’s also a touchscreen version that weighs 400 grams (14 ounces). After writing about Lapscreen last […]

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Lenovo’s Yoga C730 is a 4.2 pound, 15.6 inch convertible with an AMOLED display

HP isn’t the only company introducing a 15.6 inch convertible notebook with an AMOLED display this week. In addition to the HP Spectre 15 x360, there’s the Lenovo Yoga C730. It’s a convertible laptop that measures 14.2″ x 9.8″ x 0.7″ and which weighs less than 4.2 pounds. It has decent all-around specs, but the most impressive […]

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Honor View 20 smartphone features a 48MP camera (and a hole-punch display)

Samsung’s hardly the only company working on smartphones with hole-punch displays. Huawei sub-brand Honor has just unveiled its first phone with a tiny hole in the screen for front-facing camera. But it’s the rear camera on the Honor View 20 which may be more interesting — it’s a 48MP camera with a Sony IMX586 image […]

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Nubia X is has no front camera (and a second screen on the back)

For the past year or two device makers have been trying to find ways to reduce the size of smartphone bezels and increase the screen-to-body ratio. That’s given rise to phones with notches and slide-out cameras. But Nubia’s new phone wins the prize for the most unusual solution. As expected, the Nubia X doesn’t need […]

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Samsung says its “unbreakable” display is tougher than Gorilla Glass

Corning’s Gorilla Glass is kind of the big name in damage-resistant display technology for smartphones and other gadgets. The company recently introduced the toughest version yet: Gorilla Glass 6 is designed to survive up to 15 falls from a height of 1 meter (3.3 feet). But Samsung says it’s new “unbreakable smartphone panel” is even […]

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DUO turns any laptop into a dual-screen computer (crowdfunding)

Razer’s three-screen notebook never made it past the concept phase, but these days multi-screen laptops are becoming a reality… sort of. The upcoming Lenovo Yoga Book 2 and Asus Project Precog both have two displays: but one is where you’d normally find the keyboard. While it’s easy to us multiple monitors side-by-side with a desktop […]

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Intel’s Low Power Display tech could extend battery life by hours

The display is one of the most power-hungry features in modern laptops, tablets, and smartphones. So if you can produce a display that uses less power, you could dramatically improve battery life in those devices. That’s the idea behind Intel’s new Low Power Display technology, which the company says can “cut LCD power consumption by […]

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Google and LG inch closer to virtual reality displays indistinguishable from real reality

Strap a virtual reality headset to your face and you can be transported to faraway or fantastical places, play interactive games, or explore 360-degree videos. But the realism is a bit tempered by today’s display technology: your field of view is more limited in VR than in the real world, and sometimes it can feel […]

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System76 Galago Pro Linux laptop now comes with 13 or 14 inch display options

Linux computer company System76 is updating its smallest laptop. The Galago Pro first launched early last year, got a processor update in the fall, and now it’s getting a new display option. Normally when we talk about display options, we mean things like resolution or touch panel options. But System76 is offering two different screen […]