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LG G3 smartphone: Everything you expected, plus a laser focus camera

LG’s new flagship phone features a high-resolution display, a fast processor, and a big battery. But thanks to a steady stream of leaks, you probably knew all of that already. Now that LG has officially unveiled the LG G3 though, it turns out there were still a few surprises. For example, the smartphone’s camera uses […]

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BlackBerry promises a phone with a 1440 x 1440 pixel screen

BlackBerry is working on a new smartphone with a high-resolution square display. In a blog post announcing the launch of the software developer kit for BlackBerry OS 10.3, BlackBerry’s Tim Neil points out that there’s support for a new screen resolution: 1440 x 1440 pixels. The documentation for OS 10.3 refers to the upcoming smartphone […]

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Lilbits (5-12-2014): Tizen is coming

Tizen is an open source, Linux-based operating system that rose out of the ashes of the dead-before-their-time MeeGo, Moblin, and Maemo operating systems. It’s not a continuation of those products like Sailfish so much as a replacement operating system with the same key backers including Samsung and Intel. Samsung reportedly sees Tizen as an opportunity […]

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LG launches 2560 x 1400px smartphone screen… plus a phone that uses it

Korean electronics giant LG has unveiled a new 5.5 inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel IPS display with 538 pixels per inch. It’s designed for smartphones and other small devices… and in what’s obviously a remarkable coincidence, LG and Japanese wireless carrier have just launched a new smartphone with a 5.5 inch, quad HD screen. Just kidding… […]

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Japan Display unveils 10 inch, 3840 x 2160 pixel tablet dispay

Tired of tablets with plain old 1080p or lower resolution displays? There are a handful of options with higher pixel counts, including the Apple iPad’s 9.7 inch, 2048 x 1536 pixel screen and the Google Nexus 10’s 10.1 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display. But soon we could see 10 inch tablets with 3840 x 2160 […]

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Lilbits (4-15-2014): Intel’s mobile struggles

With PC sales leveling off, Intel, Microsoft and other companies that have built enormous business around desktop and laptop computers are trying their hardest to make a dent in the newfangled mobile space… with mixed results. Intel reported its quarterly earnings today, and while the company beat estimates, revenue dropped a bit from the same […]