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Essential’s first phone is nearly all-screen, supports modules, sells for $699

The first phone from Android co-founder Andy Rubin’s new company is coming soon. It’s called the Essential Phone, and it has the kind of specs you’d expect from a high-end Android smartphone… plus a few you wouldn’t. It has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, plenty of RAM, and Android software. But there are two things […]

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One of Acer’s new tablets has Quantum Dot display, quad speakers

Acer is unveiling two new Android tablets ahead of next week’s Computex trade show in Taiwan. One is designed for productivity thanks to dual micro USB ports, allowing you to charge the tablet while keeping a hard drive, mouse, or other accessory plugged in. The other tablet is designed for multimedia and features a display […]

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Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 with 2736 x 1824px display coming in May for $349

The Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 is an affordable Windows notebook with a 12.3 inch, 2736 x 1824 pixel display, 6GB of RAM, and 64GB of storage. First unveiled earlier this month, the notebook has a display that’s similar the one found in the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet, but in a device that sells for less than […]

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Samsung and LG smartphone displays with 4 curved edges under development?

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 smartphone features dual curved edges, with the display bending over the left and right sides of the display giving the phone a bezel-less design along its longest sides. But future smartphone displays might have curves along all four edges, enabling device makers to build phones with nearly nothing but screen on the […]

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Sony and E Ink announce electronic display partnership

Sony was one of the first big name companies to launch an electronic book reader featuring an E Ink display. While Amazon’s Kindle products have come to dominate that space, Sony continues to offer some of the most interesting E Ink products, including the company’s “Digital Paper” device which features a 13.3 inch electronic paper […]

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Cube i35 Thinker: $700 notebook with 13.5 inch, 3K2K display, Core M3 Kaby Lake CPU

There aren’t a lot of notebooks with 3000 x 2000 pixel displays. There’s the Microsoft Surface Book and the Chuwi Hi13 2-in-1 tablet. And now there’s at least one more: the Cube i35 Thinker notebook. We first heard about this laptop last month, and now it’s available from Cube’s AliExpress store for $700, and the notebook should […]

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Google suggests developers update apps for ultra-wide displays (Samsung Galaxy S8, LG G6)

Smartphones have had widescreen displays ever since device makers started to move away from producing phones with physical keyboards. Like most modern TVs and computer monitors, most Android phones that have shipped in recent years have had displays 16:9 aspect ratios. But two of this year’s most anticipated Android phones have wider screens. The LG […]

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Samsung patents a rotary dial display for smartwatches

Samsung’s Gear S3 smartwatch has a touchscreen display, but also features a rotary dial that surrounds the display, allowing you to twist the dial to perform some functions, such as scrolling through your apps. But Samsung is at least considering the possibility of using the rotary dial for something else: a display. Patently Mobile spotted […]

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Superscreen is a wireless, touchscreen display for smartphones (crowdfunding)

Some folks have been saying for years that an iPad is nothing more than an iPhone with a big screen. That’s become less and less true over the years, but sometimes all you want is an iPhone with a bigger screen for watching movies, playing games, or reading books. Enter the Superscreen. It looks like a […]