featured This flagship phone hints how OnePlus 8 Pro will shame Galaxy S20 Ultra's 120Hz display

Here's why the OnePlus 8 Pro may end up having a better 120Hz display specs than the Galaxy S20 Ultra.

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Apple iPad Pro 2020 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 7 features, prices and battery life

We pit the new iPad Pro 2020 vs Microsoft's Surface Pro 7 features, price and specifications - hey, the iPad has a trackpad now, after all, who would've thought.

Mar 24, 2020, 2:05 PM,  by Daniel Petrov,  6 comments
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How long can the coronavirus last on your phone display surface, frame, or stay on your case? Glass, metal and plastic need to be sanitized, it turns out.

Mar 13, 2020, 4:53 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  2 comments
Mujjo Smartphone Gloves: you wouldn't know you need a pair until you try them [hands-on]

The Mujjo Smartphone Gloves look and feel like your typical 5-finger pair. They are not cheap, but they work remarkably better than any dollar-store set of touchscreen gloves. They work with any iPhone, Android phone, or any device that has a touchscreen.

Mar 13, 2020, 3:00 AM,  by Nick Todorov,  2 comments
Galaxy S20 series and many other Samsung phones gain HDR10 support on Netflix

Smartphones these days are the main medium on which we consume the majority of our media. Netflix is one of the most popular video-streaming services that enjoy a healthy amount of mobile users, so much in fact that the company is currently experimenting with mobile-only tier of subscription in select developing markets. ..

Mar 09, 2020, 9:18 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  3 comments
Apple is fixing certain iPad Air models for free

Some owners of the third-generation Apple iPad Air have a problem. The screen on their tablets flicker and turn white permanently. So Apple is giving these customers a free repair.

Mar 07, 2020, 11:41 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
TCL unveils world's first smartphone with 'rollable extendable' display

TCL Communication has unveiled the world's first smartphone with a 'rollable extendable' display. It has also introduced a working prototype of the Tri-fold tablet concept device.

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Top analyst sees a new Apple iPad mini this year using a mini-LED display

Top Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says that Apple will introduce six devices in 2020-2021 that use a mini-LED panel; this is a transitional technology that will be used before micro-LED displays are ready for prime time.

Mar 03, 2020, 10:39 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  3 comments
Samsung unveils the perfect 5G phone display

Samsung's Netflix partnership for the Galaxy S20 displays just got more serious as Samsung Display unveils the first 5G OLED screens with record low blue light emissions, and lower power consumption.

Feb 27, 2020, 8:48 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  2 comments
featured Samsung patent reveals possible waterfall screen and projector for Galaxy Note 20 line

Samsung has received a patent for a method that allows physical buttons to protrude through a waterfall display. This means that we might see such a screen on the upcoming Galaxy Note 20 series.

Feb 20, 2020, 11:01 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  23 comments
120Hz at 1440p coming to the Galaxy S20 series according to latest leak

Fans of the Galaxy S20 that wanted 120Hz at Quad HD resolution might actually get it later this year via update, rumor suggests.

Feb 19, 2020, 2:21 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  5 comments
featured No, Samsung did not lie about the display on the Galaxy Z Flip

The screen on the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip might be fragile, but it is real glass despite what you see in the test conducted by durability YouTube channel JerryRigEverything.

Feb 16, 2020, 4:29 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  74 comments
One of the Galaxy S20’s best features doesn’t work at maximum screen resolution

The new Galaxy S20 models have arguably the best displays Samsung has ever put out on a smartphone. But there's an awesome new feature that you can't use if you set the screen resolution to the highest setting.

Feb 11, 2020, 1:02 PM,  by Milen Yanachkov,  4 comments
featured Futuristic Galaxy Z Flip lands to give the Razr a run for its price... and specs

Get all the Galaxy Z Flip specs as far as display, camera, processor and connectivity go, in addition to the price and release date of Samsung's first clamshell with foldable Infinity Flex display.

Feb 11, 2020, 12:59 PM,  by Daniel Petrov,  12 comments
In some markets you can have Apple arrange a house call to fix your iPhone screen

If your Apple iPhone needs a screen repair, you might be able to have it fixed via a house call set up through Apple Support. Currently, six cities offer such a service.

Feb 03, 2020, 9:58 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  2 comments
Key Apple supplier receives huge bailout as it struggles with switch to OLED

Apple supplier Japan Display is receiving yet another bailout in order to continue manufacturing iPhone displays. The company continues to supply LCD screens for the iPhone 11 and other models, but is expected to transition to OLED within the next two years.

Jan 31, 2020, 10:37 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  4 comments
Samsung says solid phone sales kept the fourth quarter from being a total disaster

Samsung reported its fourth quarter and full year 2019 results and while the mobile division had growthg during the fourth quarter, operating profits were lower for the year.

Jan 29, 2020, 11:05 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  9 comments
featured OnePlus 8 Pro live photo shows the refresh rate choices that users will have

A live photo of the OnePlus 8 Pro reveals that device owners will three refresh rate options to choose from starting with 120Hz, moving to 90Hz and then the tradition 60Hz.

Jan 20, 2020, 8:21 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  17 comments
featured 90Hz vs 60Hz display refresh rate revisited: can people tell the difference this time?

A 90Hz display is the new trend ins smartphones but many are left wondering about the benefits of this technology. Armed with two phones, we set out to see if people can notice the difference between a 90Hz and a 60Hz display.

Jan 10, 2020, 10:36 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  49 comments
The OnePlus 8 Pro's 120Hz display tech could be revealed next week

OnePlus has sent out invites to a media event on January 13. The gathering appears to have something to do with display technology and may focus on the OnePlus 8 Pro's 120Hz display tech.

Jan 09, 2020, 12:54 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  13 comments
Test firmware for Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra drops a pair of highly anticipated features

Tipster Ice Universe notes that Samsung has apparently removed the 2K 120Hz refresh rate from the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra while keeping the option in FHD. This is not a definite thing notes the tipster.

Jan 09, 2020, 1:29 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  8 comments
Apple Watch technology could help Apple increase battery life on some 2020 iPhone models

LG Display is reportedly gearing up to produce OLED displays using LTPO backplane technology. This could allow Apple to increase the size of the batteries in the iPhone 12 without making the phone thicker.

Jan 05, 2020, 3:49 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  8 comments
featured The Samsung Galaxy S20 series will reportedly feature 120Hz displays

The Samsung Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+, and Galaxy S20 Ultra will reportedly debut with 120Hz displays. These will be coupled with updated camera setups that boast a 108MP main sensor and 5G support.

Jan 05, 2020, 2:48 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  35 comments
Apple will reportedly start to phase out Samsung as a supplier of this major iPhone part

Apple is trying to phase Samsung out of its OLED display supply chain and has certified BOE's products as meeting its stringent demands. Next year, BOE could deliver as many as 45 million panels to Apple.

Dec 30, 2019, 2:06 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  26 comments
Apple and Sharp in talks to buy factory that produces smartphone displays

Apple and Sharp are in talks with Japan Display about purchasing a factory that churns out LCD displays for smartphones. The price of the plant could run as high as $820 million.

Dec 27, 2019, 2:53 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  6 comments
The pros and cons of Dark Mode: Here's when to use it and why

Looking back at the past couple of years, it doesn't take long to realize that one of the most often requested software features users have clamored for is the venerable "dark mode", or "night mode" if you will. iOS and Android are both slated to receive system-wide dark modes in the fall, though many phone manufacturers have taken users' demand close to heart and included dark mode into their custom Android interfaces...

Dec 19, 2019, 3:21 AM,  by Peter Kostadinov,  31 comments
New study shockingly debunks science behind iOS and Android feature

New research from the University of Manchester says that the science behind Night Shift and Night Light is completely wrong. The new research says that warmer colors at night will help you sleep better.

Dec 17, 2019, 10:18 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  12 comments
This new Samsung feature might change the way you watch TV

Samsung filed a patent for "Tap View", which might use NFC to make mirroring a lot smoother and easier.

Dec 06, 2019, 7:13 PM,  by Eugene Jeong,  13 comments
Qualcomm unveils world's biggest fingerprint sensor for smartphones

Qualcomm announced an upgrade to its last year ultrasonic fingerprint scanner, the 3D Sonic Max, which promises to accurately scan a fingerprint in three dimensions.

Dec 03, 2019, 11:24 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  12 comments
featured Apple's mysterious 5.4" iPhone 12 Pro will have a top-shelf Samsung display

A 5.4-incher with the brand new iPhone 12 design will likely be just as small as the iPhone 8, and still carry all the A14 power that Apple can offer next year, and maybe a 5G option to boot. Barring a very high price tag, that may indeed turn out to be the stealth hit for Apple next year, but we'll have to wait some more before the first leaked render hit the tape.

Nov 27, 2019, 7:07 AM,  by Daniel Petrov,  24 comments
featured Hidden menu hints at 120Hz refresh rate for the Samsung Galaxy S11

Hidden settings found in the Galaxy Note 9 One UI 2.0 beta includes a menu for a feature called high refresh rate. The menu shows that the Galaxy S11 could offer a 120Hz refresh rate.

Nov 21, 2019, 11:50 AM,  by Alan Friedman,  23 comments
Apple supplier drowns in red ink for the 11th consecutive quarter

Apple supplier Japan Display reported its 11th straight quarterly loss as it tries to salvage a bailout that is falling apart. Apple is still expected to invest $200 million in the company.

Nov 13, 2019, 7:18 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  1 comment
featured New Galaxy S11 leak details larger displays, five models, 5G support, more

The Samsung Galaxy S11 series will reportedly consist of three models and five variants in total. All devices will feature curved-edge displays and three of them will support 5G networks.

Nov 09, 2019, 8:29 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  35 comments
featured The OnePlus 8 Pro may feature a super smooth 120Hz display

The OnePlus 8 Pro could feature a 120Hz display, one tipster has teased. The current-generation OnePlus 7T Pro boasts a 90Hz display, meaning next year's flagship should offer a noticeably smoother experience.

Nov 07, 2019, 3:09 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  21 comments
Google blocks four apps from refreshing at 90Hz on the Pixel 4

Google Maps is one of four apps that Google has blacklisted preventing it from running at the faster 90Hz refresh rate that is available on the recently released Pixel 4 series.

Oct 26, 2019, 5:31 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  16 comments
Apple supplier JDI is one year away from making a major decision

Japan Display's CEO Minoru Kikuoka says that the long-time Apple LCD supplier has another year to experience some demand for its LCD panels before deciding whether to spend billions on facilities to produce OLED panels.

Oct 20, 2019, 8:56 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  5 comments
Samsung patent contains cool technology that could debut on the Galaxy S11+

Samsung has applied for a patent covering a retractable sliding screen on a phone that would also feature a rotating under-display camera. This technology might not be ready yet for prime time.

Oct 19, 2019, 9:53 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  20 comments
The Galaxy S11 could feature noticeably slimmer bezels than Galaxy S10

The Samsung Galaxy S11 will seemingly feature a 20:9 display, therefore suggesting it'll feature slimmer bezels than the Galaxy S10. Other features are expected to include a small punch hole and extra rear cameras.

Oct 15, 2019, 10:50 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  13 comments
Xiaomi phone with 120Hz display might join the high refresh rate club

Xiaomi is reportedly working on a smartphone with a 120Hz display. MIUI betas show setting options for the refresh rate.

Oct 11, 2019, 9:49 AM,  by Eugene Jeong,  4 comments
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