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

While You Weren't Looking, Dell Made Android Tablets Interesting Again

Apple! Apple! Apple! Yesterday, you were probably too busy gawking at Cupertino's precious new watch and giant smartphones to notice anything else that happened in the world of technology. There's no shame in that. But if you were paying attention to the 2014 Intel Developers Conference in San Francisco, you might… » 9/10/14 8:50pm 9/10/14 8:50pm

How to Build an Amazing Secret Monitor Only You Can See

Dealing with sensitive numbers in a top secret Excel spreadsheet? Reading classified documents that you don't want people to see? Or most likely, exploring the more salacious parts of the Internet and don't want to be thought of as a creep? Follow these instructions that show you how to create an awesome secret… » 10/29/13 11:30pm 10/29/13 11:30pm

The iPad Mini’s Screen Isn’t Retina But Its Pixels Are Super Small…

The biggest beef that people will have with the iPad Mini (other than price, that is) is that it doesn't come with a pixel dense Retina Display. It's the only new iOS device-iPad 4, iPhone 5, iPod Touch-that doesn't have one. But it turns out, its screen is still much better than the iPad 2 because its pixels are… » 11/02/12 6:55pm 11/02/12 6:55pm