03/25/2013, Back in December last year there were rumors floating around that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will come with an “unbreakable display”. Well the S4 was announced a fortnight ago and it has been confirmed that Samsung’s latest flagship Android smartphone does *not* have such a display. Nevermind, now there’s a rumor that the upcoming Galaxy Note 3 may have an unbreakable display, and it will be one of the most […]
02/12/2013, Vuzix eyewear announced the release of its new line of eyewear today. The WRAP 1200AR might just be the coolest Augmented Reality eyewear yet to hit the stores: “We are excited to be shipping these new digital ARglasses, offering a huge 75-inch virtual screen, as seen from 10 feet. New features such as adjustable eye-separation, synchronized camera and display tilt combine for the best digital see-through AR user experience on […]
10/29/2012, If you own an iPad, then the company AU Optronics might be one familiar to you as they are one of the suppliers for Apple’s iPads’ display. Well recently the company has announced a 4.46” HD display with 317ppi and a 1mm border surrounding it, giving the impression that the display is larger than it really is. This is possible thanks to the company’s proprietary super narrow border technology and […]
12/05/2011, If you’re shopping for an auxiliary display, Century has unveiled their new Plus One auxiliary display, the LCD-8000DA that is scheduled for a launch in Japan come 9th of December, although no word from the company if they have plans for a launch in the US market or anywhere else around the world for that matter.
11/23/2011, Excited at the possibility of Apple’s television actually coming to fruition? Well if Jefferies analyst Peter Misek’s predictions are to be believed, we should be able to expect a launch of an Apple television set some time mid-2012, which is usually when Apple’s WWDC is held and where Apple’s iPhones have typically been launched (with the exception of the iPhone 4S).
11/21/2011, Looking forward to some giant OLED displays next year? Well there have been reports that display manufacturers, LG and Samsung, are set to debut 55” OLED displays during CES 2012. To further corroborate this possibility, LG Display’s CEO Kwon Young-soo told reporters back in July that the company was shifting development away from smaller and unprofitable OLED displays to 55” models. OLED displays tend to produce fantastic colors and use […]
11/17/2011, Looking for a new monitor? If you are, AOC has just launched their ultra-slim Aire Pro monitor which is a monitor you may want to take a look at. AOC is boasting that the Aire Pro will feature one of the world’s slimmest display panels, and will feature a sleek brushed aluminum finish which gives it a somewhat elegant look.
11/15/2011, It looks like the Sony, Hitachi and Toshiba deal has finally gone through. These three major companies, together with Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, will form a new entity called Japan Display Inc. This new merger will focus on the small and medium sized display business, where they are hoping to give their South Korean rivals, Samsung and LG, a run for their money.
10/31/2011, South Korea has fined 10 LCD manufacturers for price fixing, or consorting to artificially increase price of their goods. This usually works by agreeing on an artificial floor price, thus nullifying the normal market forces that tends to push LCD prices lower (because the competition is supposedly so ferocious). This worked because between them, all 10 companies held about 80% of the LCD market.
10/27/2011, There are TVs, and there are monitors, but it looks like Acer has plans for some sort of hybrid with TV monitors when they released their M2 Series of displays, and adding to that list are the M222HQML, M242HML and the M272HML and they are expected to make their European debut soon.
10/26/2011, The makers of the infamous Gorilla Glass, Corning, has a new material they would like to introduce that they’re calling the Corning Lotus Glass, which sounds a lot less fierce and seems to bring about feelings of zen and tranquility.
10/20/2011, Toshiba today has announced a new display with a resolution of 2560×1600. Sounds normal, right? Here’s the kicker – all that resolution is packed into a display of 6.1”. Yes, you heard that right, with the size of the display combined with the high resolution, we could be looking photo-quality graphics and it’s about the size of a tablet too!
09/14/2011, HP is launching the ZR2000w Series of high-performance LED-backlit LCD IPS displays with four models, including the 27″ ZR2740w (2560 x 1440 pixels). The line-up features 20″, 22″, 24″ to 27″ models that all use digital inputs and IPS technology. The main advantage of IPS technology is the ability to accurately reproduce a vast array of colors (up to 1 Billion), even at very shallow angles. Although IPS technology has […]
09/06/2011, Good news RTS (real time strategy) gamers! BenQ has launched the RL2240H monitor which they are claiming is the “world’s first” RTS gaming monitor. The monitor was developed in conjunction with Zowie Gear, a gaming gear manufacturer and Startale, a renowned Starcraft 2 professional gaming team that is coincidentally (or perhaps not) sponsored by BenQ.