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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 […]

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LG is fixing 5K monitor issue that causes failure when near WiFi routers

Apple stopped selling its own displays last year, and instead the company now sells a set of high-end 4K and 5K monitors from LG. But there’s one small problem: as 9to5Mac reported this week, the LG 27″ UltraFine 5K display doesn’t work properly when placed closed to a WiFi router. No, really. If you place […]

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LG to launch a phone with widescreen 2880 x 1440 display

There are plenty of phones with 1080p displays. Over the last few years we’ve seen a lot of QHD models with 2560 x 1440 pixel displays, and even some 4K phones with 3840 x 2160 pixel screens. But LG has announced it’ll soon launch the first phone with something a little different: a 5.7 inch, […]

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SPUD is a 24 inch pop-up display that fits in a small bag (crowdfunding)

Need a second screen for your laptop or a portable display for viewing presentations, videos, or games running on your phone or tablet? There are a number of portable monitors on the market, including some that draw power directly from your device via USB. But SPUD is something a little different: it’s a portable screen […]

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NEC taps tiny Raspberry Pi Compute Model for big-screen smart displays

Japanese electronics maker NEC plans to launch a series of displays with BIG screens and tiny computers for their brains. The upcoming line of commercial displays will have screen sizes ranging from 40 to 98 inches, and they’ll use a Pi Compute Module to power digital signage and other applications. There’s an internal bay in each display […]

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Sharp’s new displays include smartphone screen with round corners, super-sharp VR display

Sharp is showing off a bunch of new displays at the CEATEC show in Japan this week, including a 2.87 inch display with 1,008 pixels per inch designed for virtual reality systems and other head-mounted displays and an unusual looking smartphone-sized display with rounded corners that could be used for nearly bezel-free phones. It’s not […]

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JDI’s new display could lead to phones that are nearly all screen

Japan Display Inc is taking the war on screen bezels to new heights. While we’ve seen a number of phones with super-slim side bezels over the past few years, there are usually pretty thick chunks of plastic or metal above or below the screen: because that’s where you hide the circuitry, speakers, and other gear. […]

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OnePlus 3 software update may address RAM, screen critiques

The OnePlus 3 is a smartphone with top-tier specs and a reasonably affordable price tag. $399 gets you a phone with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor, 64GB of storage, a 5.5 inch display, and 6GB of RAM. Early reviews have been generally positive, but some folks have found a few potential problem spots: The phone doesn’t […]

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Doppio dual-screen smartwatch concept (video)

Two screens are better than one (sometimes) when you’re using a desktop computer. But what about a laptop? You can get secondary displays for those too. Let’s go smaller: what about smartwatches? Maybe one day you’ll be able to get a dual-screen version of that too. Doppio is a smartwatch concept that incorporates two displays […]

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Microsoft tackles VR’s limited field-of-view with “sparse peripheral displays”

Strap an Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, or Samsung Gear VR to your face and you can peer into virtual worlds… but those worlds might look slightly claustrophobic. When we look at the real world, we have a roughly 180 degree field of view, while most virtual reality systems have fields of view closer to 110 degrees. But […]

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Lenovo Screen Jacket is a projector screen… and a jacket

Lenovo now sells tablets with built-in projectors, allowing you to shine movies, photos, or other content on a screen. Don’t have a screen handy? Now Lenovo has a rather unusual solution: a designer jacket that serves double duty as a portable projector screen. The Lenovo Screen Jacket has a colorful exterior and a white interior, […]

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Japan Display unveils 17.3 inch, 7680 x 4320 pixel display

The pixel density wars march on. Japan Display has unveiled a new 17.3 inch display with 510 pixels per inch, which the company describes as an 8K4K display, although there’s a little rounding involved: the actual resolution is 7,680 x 4,320. The screen could pave the way for super-high-resolution laptops, tablets, or other other devices. […]