The Best Tablet Display Isn't On an iPad

The key element for a great tablet has always been a truly innovative and top performing display, and the best leading edge tablets have always flaunted their beautiful high tech displays. But Tablet displays are more challenging to produce because their large screens are three to four times the size of a smartphone.… » 6/24/14 9:40am 6/24/14 9:40am

From Tablets to TVs: What's Next For Display Tech in 2014

Starting in 2010 when Apple made the retina display and display quality a central theme for their product marketing, displays have moved up from the doldrums into an unprecedented renaissance of new display technologies for smartphones, tablets, TVs, and entirely new classes of products like wearable displays. » 2/04/14 12:00pm 2/04/14 12:00pm

The Best Small Tablet Display (Hint: It's Not the iPad Mini)

A new generation of mini 7 to 8-inch tablets from three of the major manufacturers has just completed with the belated launch of the Apple iPad mini with retina display. While the Kindle Fire HDX, Nexus 7, and new iPad mini all have improved displays over their previous year counterparts, only one truly stands out—as… » 11/18/13 11:00am 11/18/13 11:00am

The Best Large Tablet Display (It's Not the iPad Air)

A new generation of full-size flagship tablets has just started with the near simultaneous launch of the Apple iPad Air and Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. They both have top-of-the-line and state-of-the-art displays that have been significantly improved (in different ways) from the 2012 models. Here's which one's the… » 11/04/13 12:05pm 11/04/13 12:05pm

The Best Smartphone Display: It's Not Who You Think

A new generation of smartphones with Full High Definition 1920x1080 displays have arrived, the same as your living room HDTV, but with a 5 inch screen size – that is very impressive! But, how good are these new displays, do you really need all of that sharpness and resolution, and will you be able to actually see the… » 6/18/13 1:53pm 6/18/13 1:53pm

iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S III: Smartphone Display Technology Shoot-Out

The iPhone 5 has been the most anticipated mobile device of 2012 together with its cousin the iPad Mini, which we expect to be seeing shortly. Apple has made displays their most prominent marketing feature because it determines the quality of the visual experience for everything on a smartphone or tablet—including… » 9/24/12 12:00pm 9/24/12 12:00pm

The Google Nexus 7 Display Stumbles and Falls Short

The Google Nexus 7 is the first of the second generation 7 inch Tablets out of the gate. and it sure looks like it could be a winner. The published display specs look pretty good, and some of the basic Lab measurements also look pretty good. But just like in Triple Crown races, an important but overlooked issue can… » 7/24/12 3:20pm 7/24/12 3:20pm

DisplayMate USB, Easy Test Patterns Directly From a Thumb Drive

DisplayMate is the standard of the video testing game, and now it just got a whole lot easier to use with DisplayMate USB Edition. To run any monitor through DisplayMate's sophisticated suite of visual tasks, all you need to do is plug this USB drive into the monitor's PC, an LED lights up on its tip, and a dialog box… » 1/04/08 3:00pm 1/04/08 3:00pm