A new glass fabrication procedure produces glass surfaces that are significantly more water repellent and glare- proof, and the technology could be a good fit for smartphone displays.
Leaks to Reuters paint a picture of not one but two bigger iPhones, sporting 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens.
Samsung shared some its strategic plans with investors on Wednesday with a surprise: The company will design its own 64-bit core for mobile chips, just as Apple does. Super high-res displays are also in the works but do we need them?
The trend of larger screens on flagship Android phones shows no signs of stopping. At some point, however, one has to wonder how big “too big” is. At this rate, could Android smartphones outgrow their user base as one-handed phone use disappears?
As promised, hactivist group Anonymous organized demonstrations on Saturday in 16 cities throughout India, protesting the governments Internet laws and the ISPs’ blocking of popular file-sharing sites. Protesters donned Guy Fawkes masks and amassed at cricket grounds and other outdoor landmarks from Chennai to Delhi.
If a smartphone or tablet with glass that’s glare-free, repels liquids and is self-cleaning sounds appealing, you might want to start following MIT’s research. By adding layers on glass that are then selectively removed, microscopic cones are created and provide these desirable characteristics.
Apple intends to invest in a Sharp plant in order to bring the Japanese company aboard as an LCD supplier for iPhone and iPad manufacturing, according to sources. If accurate, this is only the latest sign that Apple is looking to distance itself from Samsung.
Apple may be readying high res or “Retina” display Mac computers, according to resources discovered in the latest build of OS X Lion. The discovery of new larger wallpaper and high-res icons indicates Apple may be planning to double the resolution of current Mac displays.
Samsung has acquired Liquavista, a display company that uses an electrowetting technology for color screens. The process uses electrical charges to move colored oil and can use reflective sunlight to consume less power. With refresh rates at 60 frames per second, could smartphones use these displays?
I always thought Apple was really missing a beat by including only one video-out port on its all-in-ones and notebooks, given that many Mac users are multimedia professionals. So I went looking around for a solution, and this is what I found.