The dead, glassy stare of the eyes on most dolls is kind of creepy. So to help make its newest Cabbage Patch Kid more lifelike and responsive, Wicked Cool Toys is using a pair of tiny LCD displays for the doll’s eyes, allowing them to be animated with all kinds of reactions and expressions.
Apple has opened a secretive laboratory in Taiwan to develop new LCD and OLED screen technologies for its devices, according to a report by Bloomberg.
Microsoft’s Surface Pro series has now had four chances to iron out all the wrinkles in its ambitious tablet/laptop hybrid. Although its still striving to be an all-around laptop killer, it seems Microsoft got one thing very right with the new Pro 4—it has one of the most accurate displays ever created.
It’s an age-old question, like cats or dogs, Kirk or Picard, PlayStation or Xbox? All tough questions with equally tough answers, and the same can be said for LCD versus OLED televisions.
Well color us surprised: GoPro has a new camera in the middle of the year. It’s called the Hero+ LCD. It’s basically a hybrid of the entry-level Hero camera and the higher end Hero4 Silver, which was GoPro’s first camera with a built-in touch screen. Here’s what you get for 300 bucks.
A lot of amazing engineering and design goes into making your smartphone. And smartphone displays are one of the most important parts — they're your window onto the internet, and the world. But the technical terms we use to describe them can be pretty confusing. Here's how to sound like you know what you're talking…
The simple black and white e-ink display inside your Kindle lets you read book after book on a single charge, but when it comes to devices displaying multimedia content like your smartphone, a monochrome display just doesn't cut it. You want color, and lots of it, so Japan Display has created a new type of full-color…
Sharp has just announced that it's getting a $110 million shot in the arm from Samsung. In turn, that will help guarantee Sammy as many LCD panels as it can use.
Samsung is kicking off 2013 with a the Series 7 SC770 Touch Monitor that's optimized for Windows 8. The 24-inch LCD supports up to 10 points of simultaneous touch on its 1080 x 1920 display and rotates 90 degrees to a vertical portrait setup so you can take full advantage of Microsoft's flexible new OS. Still no word…
The Korea Times reports that Samsung will stop providing Apple with LCD panels next year. According to an unnamed "senior Samsung source," the company is unwilling to sell displays to Apple at the steep discounts of some of its competitors like LG.
Sharp's launching a new 5-inch 1920 x 1080 pixel display this week in Japan—and it's one of the most pixel-dense screens to date.
Amazon's Kindle Fire HD is being pegged as a do it all device. Video, internet, magazines, games, etc. And of course, there are books. But I'm not sold on LCD screens for hardcore reading. Sure its fine for a magazine article or two, but when it comes time to sit down and read dozens, if not hundreds, of pages in a…
I know, I know. We all want to enjoy a gorgeous OLED TV or eat 4K visual deliciousness in our living room but those sets are ridiculously expensive and going to be pretty unrealistic for a long while. The best TV at the moment is the Panasonic VT50, a plasma screen, but we all know people's eyeballs have their own…
Dell is dropping a nice new 27-inch monitor that isn't too spendy—the UltraSharp U2713HM. It's Dell's first to use AH-IPS, or advanced high-performance IPS, a technology that's supposed to improve on both color and clarity. Though it was only announced on the company's Japanese site, the screen looks like it will only…
In a rather surprising post on her blog, Pixel Qi founder Mary Lou Jepsen claims the company's next-generation transflective LCD technology will not only match the new iPad's display in terms of resolution, but will also match and exceed its contrast, color saturation and even viewing angle. Them's fightin' words.
If you can dimly remember the concept of refraction from high school, you're doing better than most. Perhaps if you'd been taught using this video as an example, you'd have paid more attention.
Samsung has announced that it is spinning out its LCD division as a separate company, to be called Samsung Display, on April 1st. The move will see Samsung retain only its OLED production, in a bid to streamline its struggling display section.
No, the Super Bowl is not going to be in 3D this year. Again. But that doesn't mean you don't want a 3D set. Here's the thing: The best 2D TV is a 3D TV. The burlier image processors required to render the third dimension make everything look better.