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Corning’s Gorilla Glass Victus 2 should survive the trip from your pocket to concrete

Corning has been making tough, damage-resistant display for smartphones for years. But the company says its new Gorilla Glass Victus 2 glass is the toughest yet. Not only has it been tested to survive a fall from heights of two meters (6.6 feet) onto asphalt, but for the first time the company says the glass shouldn’t […]

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LG’s new 12 inch display can be stretched up to 14 inch screen when you pull on it

Flexible and rollable screens move over. LG’s showing off a new stretchable display that… well honestly it’s probably best to think of it as a more durable version of a flexible display. It’s a 12 inch screen that can be stretched until it’s up for 14 inches without breaking. Of course, the imagery on the display […]

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Lilbits: 3rd-party widgets for Windows 11, restore MS Store apps on a new PC, and more from MS Build

Microsoft’s Build developer conference is taking place this week, and Microsoft has already announced a bunch of new and upcoming software and service updates coming for developers and end users. One of the most intriguing is ARM-native versions of the company’s developer tools, plus a new ARM-based PC for developers set to launch later this […]

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Lilbits: Windows on the Steam Deck gets better, iPhones might get USB-C ports in 2023

The Steam Deck handheld gaming PC ships with a Linux-based operating system called Steam OS that’s designed to put Valve’s Steam game client front and center, and which is optimized for PC gaming. But while many games available from Steam support Linux and Steam OS even allows you to play many Windows games that aren’t designed […]

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AU Optronics positions its 7.9 inch ChLCD display as an alternative to color E Ink

E Ink has been ramping up its color offerings over the past few years, but the company’s ePaper display technology isn’t the only game in town. AU Optronics unveiled a new color display recently that has some of the same benefits as ePaper, but which uses different technology that should make it cheaper and easier […]

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E Ink Gallery Plus displays bring more colors, better contrast

E Ink has been producing low-power, high-contrast black and white displays for two decades, but the company has recently started offering color ePaper displays for eBook readers, digital signage, and other applications. So far those displays have had a pretty limited color palette, but now E Ink is introducing a new type of display with […]

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These portable 14 inch 3840 x 1100 pixel displays sell for around $150 and up

This week a crowdfunding campaign wrapped up for a 14 inch portable monitor called Lukos, which has an ultra-wide 3840 x 1100 pixel display sporting a 32:9 aspect ratio. If everything goes according to plan, backers who paid $419 or more should begin receiving their Lukos displays in April. But when I wrote about the […]

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Samsung previews upcoming multi-fold and rollable OLED displays

Samsung already offers several smartphones with foldable displays including models that fold in half like a book and others that fold closed like an old-school flip phone. Now the company is showing off new flexible OLED display panels that could pave the way for different kinds of devices. One is the S-foldable, a phone/tablet display […]