Incredibly Slow Refresh Rates Make This LCD Easy On the Eyes

One of the reasons the Kindle's e-ink display is more enjoyable to read with is because it's not constantly refreshing. You might not be able to discern it, but the high-speed flicker of your LCD can lead to eye strain and headaches. So a research lab in Japan has developed a display that can refresh as slowly as once… » 11/07/12 8:54am 11/07/12 8:54am

LCD Zoetrope Is a Beautiful Update To an Antique Toy

Before YouTube, TV, and even the movies, people were genuinely entertained by a device called a Zoetrope that played simple looped animations while it spun. The animations were created on strips of paper that were placed inside the inner circumference of the device—a process that's been made considerably easier with… » 8/04/12 2:00pm 8/04/12 2:00pm

Sharp's Future IGZO Displays Will Deliver 498PPI of Eye-Popping Pixel…

If you thought the pixel density wars were going to stall out with Apple's 326ppi Retina display and its qHD cohorts, you are oh so mistaken. Sharp is working on their next-generation IGZO display technology, which includes a 6-inch display with a 2500x1600 resolution, good for a pixel density of 498ppi. » 6/01/12 4:40pm 6/01/12 4:40pm