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LCD VS. OLED: Which Is Best, And Why
LCD and OLED are two very different display technologies that currently coexist on the mobiles and televisions markets. There are other (older) technologies such as Plasma (TV only), but right now, most users have to choose between these two. This page will give you some knowledge about both, and will highlight the differences between them — and provide a general direction for you to decide which is best for your […]

LCD Display Can Retain Image For Years Sans Power
It goes without saying that the LCD TVs which have more or less become commonplace these days, be it at homes or at public spaces and offices, are extremely efficient – and even more so with the introduction of LED backlighting. However, despite all of the various technologies involved, none of them happen to be as efficient as E Ink displays although to be fair to the TVs, E Ink […]

NVIDIA Boosts Low-Res LCD Display Performance
I suppose resolution is to displays just like how one can never have enough clothes in the wardrobe with each passing season. Having said that, the number of pixels that are being crammed into our displays – on TVs to mobile devices especially, continue to increase in due time. However, the higher the resolution, the more power consuming it is, not to mention it gets more expensive, meaning only the […]

New PS Vita LCD Screen Compared To Previous Model's OLED Screen
Sony unveiled its new PlayStation Vita, which are not only lighter and thinner the its predecessor, but it’ll also include 1GB of internal storage as well as come in six different colors. Soon after their announcement, Sony published a video showing how the new PS Vita will interact with the PlayStation 4, although they didn’t make any comparisons with the old PS Vita. If you’ve been wondering how the new PS Vita’s […]

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Video Earrings Are Small LCDs That Hang From Your Earlobes
Considering how much we enjoy taking our content on the go as we can play games, watch videos and listen to music all from our mobile devices, we wonder what took so long to bring this technology to our earlobes. Actually – we didn’t wonder that, but apparently the creators behind Video Earrings did, and have created a product that is pretty much two small LCDs hanging from your earlobes.

LG Develops World’s First Quad HD AH-IPS LCD Panel For Smartphones
LG Display is no stranger when it comes to display technologies, and they have successfully scored another world’s first today with the announcement of their success in developing what they deem to be the “world’s first Quad HD AH-IPS LCD panel for smartphones.” This puppy is no slouch when it comes to visual performance – we are talking about a whopping 2,560 X 1,440 resolution with 538ppi (pixel density), all […]

Sharp Gets To Work On HiDPI IGZO LCD Panels
Japanese company Sharp was recently rumored to ramp up production of iPhone 5S displays when June 2013 rolls around, in addition to entering a strategic alliance with South Korean conglomerate Samsung recently. Well, here we are with word that Sharp is currently working on producing HiDPI IGZO LCD panels, where these panels have been touted to deliver the highest pixel density of any display that Sharp has ever made to […]

The Different Television Types Explained In 3 Minutes
It’s safe to say that there a lot of people out there who are clueless when it comes to televisions and displays. Sure you can walk into a store, see the beautiful displays on, well, display, and then when you attempt to find out what sort of television/display you are looking at, the sales person chucks tech jargon at you and you’re left feeling even more confused. For those a […]

Samsung Invests $111.6 million Into Sharp
Interestingly despite both Samsung and Sharp being competitors in the form of supplying display panels, it looks like Samsung will be lending Sharp a helping hand in the form of a $111.6 million investment. It is not news that Sharp hasn’t been doing too well recently in terms of their financials, and according to previous reports companies such as Apple, Intel, Qualcomm and even Foxconn were interested in helping out […]

HP U160 15.6-inch LED Backlit Portable Monitor
[CES 2013] The HP U160 is a USB powered notebook monitor that can be folded inside a very practical case which acts as a stand when unfolded. The thin, light and elegant body weighs only 3.4 pounds and is only 1.02 inches thick.The HP U160 looks like the perfect monitor to have when on-the-go, and during the briefing with HP, we thought that it could be a useful gadget to […]

Samsung And LG Under Fire In China
Fellow South Korean consumer electronics giants Samsung and LG were fined in their homeland in 2011 for price fixing its displays. And now the two companies are under fire in China for allegedly manipulating the prices of its flat panels. China’s National Development and Reform Commission has ordered Samsung and LG, together with four other companies, to pay a combined 353 million yuan or $56.7 million. Joining the two companies […]

Contact Lens Sports Embedded LCD Display
Wearing a pair of contact lens is something that you might want to check out if you are sick and tired of your glasses fogging up whenever you are about to dive into a piping hot bowl of noodles, or wish to swim around with a pair of goggles (non-powered ones, that is) while being able to see whether you are heading off to the deep end or not without […]

Japan Display’s LCD is paper-like yet displays video
Advancements in display technology are always more than welcome. Remember the first time you saw a color display on a mobile phone, such as the Sony Ericsson T68i? Well, fast forward slightly more than a decade, and we have seen leaps and bounds made in the world of display technology. Japan Display’s latest invention is a paper-like LCD display that is capable of showing off video as well, where the […]

AUO flashes the world's thinnest bezel display
AU Optronics, the Taiwanese TFT-LCD manufacturer, has unveiled the world’s thinnest bezel display on a smartphone. AUO harnesses its “super narrow border technology” and low temperature poly-silicon (LTPS) methodologies to significantly reduce the display border width to a mere 1mm on a 4.46-inch screen that has a 720p resolution. This, according to AUO, will make images and videos appear larger in size and better in terms of quality. “The panel […]

Ortus introduces 9.6-inch LCD panel at 458ppi
Ortus has rolled out what they deem to be the “world’s smallest” 4K2K LCD panel, measuring at a mere 9.6” while packing in a whopping 3,840 x 2,160 pixels – sporting a resolution count which is as high as 458ppi. Eat your heart out, Retina Display! Ortus will develop this 4K2K LCD panel to target the video equipment, medical equipment and commercial equipment markets that deal with monitors for broadcasting […]

Toshiba found guilty of LCD price-fixing
A jury in San Francisco ruled that the Japanese electronics conglomerate that is Toshiba conspired with vendors to keep LCD prices “artificially high”. The jury found out that Toshiba and its subsidiaries conspired with other manufacturers of Thin Film Transistor-Liquid Crystal Displays to raise and fix the prices of TFT-LCD panels. Toshiba decided to fight the allegations in federal court while other defendants in the class-action lawsuit settled the case […]

Samsung to spin-off LCD business
Looks like what we reported on earlier was right on the money – South Korea’s Samsung, despite being the largest manufacturer of TVs in the world, found it rather difficult to maintain its LCD manufacturing business, and will instead spin off that arm of theirs into an affiliate as the company pools its resources together to concentrate on next generation OLED display technology. LCD TVs are old hat now, and […]

Samsung might sell off LCD business
When it comes to HDTVs, surely Samsung must rank in your mind amongst the other big name brands. Well, even the South Korean manufacturing giant is finding it to be tough going these days, mulling over the sale of its LCD unit amidst a dip in demand. Samsung is not the only one in this boat though, as other electronics manufacturers around the world are also realizing that their LCD […]

Display companies fined for price fixing
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.

Sony Out of Samsung LCD Joint Venture
Sony is reportedly selling some or all of its share of the Sony-Samsung LCD joint venture, which started years ago, when LCD was booming. Both companies started working together in 2004 as Sony realized that Samsung had advanced manufacturing and great intellectual property in that field. Sony brought cash that was crucial to build more and more advanced plants optimized for large TV displays. Each company contributed $1.8B to the […]