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WSJ: Google is developing modular “Lego-like” displays

Google seems to have a thing for modular devices. The company plans to release its first modular smartphones based on Project Ara designs in early 2015, letting customers pick and choose the hardware for their phones. Now the Wall Street Journal reports that Google is also developing modular display technology. The idea is that you’ll […]

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Display tech could make eyeglasses unnecessary (when viewing a screen)

Researchers are developing a new display technology that could let folks who wear glasses see a screen clearly without wearing their spectacles. The technology uses your eyeglass prescription to adjust a filter in front of the display so that you see a sharp image even if you’re normally blind as a bat (or blinder, since […]

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Samsung unveils a 13 inch, 3200 x 1800 pixel notebook display

Sharp isn’t the only company working on 3200 x 1800 pixel laptop displays. Samsung just announced that it’s showing off a 13.3 inch laptop display with that same screen resolution with that same screen resolution. Since Sharp’s model is actually a 14 inch screen, technically Samsung’s display is a little sharper (although it’ll probably consume […]

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Japan Display Inc developers 7 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel screen for tablets

Japan Display Inch is showing off a new set of display prototypes aimed at phones, tablets, and automotive systems. The most unusual is probably the company’s 7 inch tablet screen, which features a high resolution 2560 x 1600 pixel display. That’s 431 pixels per inch. By comparison, an Apple iPad with a 9.7 inch, 2048 […]

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AGC launches Dragontrail glass for damage-resistant screens

Corning’s Gorilla Glass has gotten a lot of attention lately for its scratch and crack-resistant glass technology. Tablets including the Samsung Galaxy Tab and Dell Streak use Gorilla Glass screens, and overall the technology makes a lot of sense for touch-sensitive devices such as smartphones and tablets since the screens are far more exposed to […]

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First look at Pixel Qi’s 7 inch display, new netbooks, tablets

Pixel Qi has begun showing off its new 7 inch display based on the same technology used in the company’s low power 10.1 inch screen. Pixel Qi’s displays can function both as full color LCD screens and as high contrast, grayscale displays which are viewable without a backlight by relying on ambient lighting — much […]