How Not to Be Wrong When You're Talking About Smartphone Displays

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… » 1/27/15 3:10pm 1/27/15 3:10pm

LG Curved OLED vs Sony 4K LCD: Which TV Tech Reigns Supreme?

It's not an easy time to be shopping for a new TV. Do you want that crisp 4K resolution, or a gorgeous new OLED display? Unless you've got tens of thousands of dollars burning a hole in your pocket, you can't have them both in the same screen. Which is why we decided to pit them against each other. » 11/19/14 3:45pm 11/19/14 3:45pm

Tri-Fold Touchscreen OLED Could Give You Way More Smartphone Real Estate

In addition to satellites and computers smaller than a giant room, Arthur C. Clarke also predicted mobile touchscreen devices that could be crumpled up like a handkerchief and stuffed in a pocket. Thanks to researchers at Japan's Semiconductor Energy Laboratory company, we're almost there. » 11/03/14 8:57am 11/03/14 8:57am

OLED Wallpaper Could Be the Future of Lighting

It's the Star Trek-inspired future we were promised—walls that glow and change color, perhaps with just a gentle voice command. And it's finally (almost) possible thanks to a series of advances in OLED sheets. This new lighting solution also uses half as much energy than existing fluorescent lights. It is, however,… » 10/07/14 1:15pm 10/07/14 1:15pm

Folding OLED Displays Could Make a Bendy, Bright Kindle Someday

Well, e-ink, you've had a great run. You showed us that reading on electronic displays could be just as enjoyable as paper, and somehow you thrived in a world of color-screen tablets. But with these new OLED displays that can be folded up like a magazine, your days could finally be numbered. » 6/06/14 10:04am 6/06/14 10:04am

Is LG's New OLED Table Lamp Really the Future of Lighting?

You're probably familiar with LG's cutting edge curved OLED TVs, but the company is taking the technology in a new direction. At the Light+Building trade show in Frankfurt, LG unveiled an OLED table lamp. It's a little bit ugly—okay, a lot ugly—but the technology bears some exciting implications. » 3/31/14 1:40pm 3/31/14 1:40pm

Bloomberg: Samsung's Planning a Three-Sided Wraparound Display Phone

If your phone is lacking one thing, it's a display that covers multiple sides of its boring little rectangular frame. At least, that's according to Samsung, because Bloomberg is reporting that the company has plans to produce a phone with a curved OLED screen which wraps around three of its sides. » 11/15/13 8:46am 11/15/13 8:46am