Why Curved TVs Aren't Just Another Gimmick

They've been a vital aspect of movie theater visuals for years, but curved displays have become increasingly common on small screens—specifically high-end OLED televisions and adventurous smartphones. But are curves in your TV or phone really the wave of the future? Or just another marketing gimmick? » 1/23/14 12:00pm 1/23/14 12:00pm

Hands On: I Just Fell In Love With LG's Flexible 4K OLED TVs

The other night we saw a bunch of Samsung's curved 4K TVs, including a gigantic one that could flex between flat and curved. They looked pretty good. LG's curved 4K OLED TVs absolutely blow them out of the water. » 1/07/14 3:01pm 1/07/14 3:01pm

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

This Flexible OLED Camera Can Snap One-Shot Panoramic Photos

Taking panoramic photos was once a time consuming process of carefully snapping a series of shots and then manually stitching them back together in Photoshop. Today it's as easy as just panning across a vista with your digital camera or smartphone, but researchers at Queen's University's Human Media Lab have come up… » 8/19/13 10:27am 8/19/13 10:27am

You Can Buy Samsung's 55-inch Curved OLED TV Today for $9,000

The painfully-expensive yet admittedly awesome 55-inch curved OLED TV from Samsung is finally available to the public for $9,000—a full $6,000 less than previously thought. This curving, technological marvel, dubbed the Samsung KN55S9C, is supposed to offer a more "life-like viewing [experience]," which seems to come… » 8/13/13 12:09pm 8/13/13 12:09pm

An Interactive Ruler Shows How OLEDs Will Make Mundane Objects Smarter

We’ve heard a lot about how OLEDs are poised to change everything from televisions to smartphones. But a group of researchers at MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interfaces Group are applying OLEDs too more mundane objects, too—like plain old rulers. And the results are surprisingly cool. » 7/29/13 4:00pm 7/29/13 4:00pm

Samsung's Beautiful Curved OLED TV Comes to the USA for a Mere $15,000

Back at CES we were floored by Samsung's crazy/beautiful 55-inch curved OLED television. They were an eyegasm of light-emitting diodes with a subtle but enticing cinematic bend. Secretly, we never thought we'd ever see one in real life since they just reek of CES flashiness that never turns into real-life anything. We… » 7/22/13 12:25pm 7/22/13 12:25pm