Tag Archive: Displays


Change How Contacts Sorts and Displays Names on Mac

The Contacts app for Mac defaults to sorting names by last name, and to showing the first name before the last name when browsing through the address book list of contacts. With some minor adjustments, you can change how the Contacts app displays and sorts the address book contact names in Mac OS. You can … Read More

Apple reaches deal with Samsung to buy OLED iPhone displays

Samsung: you can’t live with ’em, you can’t make iPhones without ’em, a new report reveals. Apple has reportedly brokered a deal with its long-time South Korean “frenemy” to provide OLED panels for a future iPhone, scheduled to ship in 2017. According to the alleged terms of the deal, Samsung Display will supply in the region of 100 […]

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Apple suppliers battle it out over iPhone’s AMOLED displays

Two Apple partners, Foxconn and Samsung, are battling it out to win orders to provide Apple with the next-gen displays for its future iPhones. Samsung is a leader in OLED display research and AMOLED production, and is reportedly “on the fast track” to build a dedicated facility with the sole purpose of supplying the high […]

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Apple will continue its reliance on Samsung for OLED iPhone displays

People who are hoping Apple will one day sever ties with Samsung as a supplier are likely to be sorely disappointed, as a new report states that Apple will be relying on OLED displays from Samsung Display when it makes the switch to OLED screens for future iPhones. Samsung will reportedly not be the only company […]

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Secret Apple factory developing new microLED displays

Apple is allegedly using its secretive new lab facilities in Taiwan to develop microLED displays which are thinner and more energy-efficient than the displays currently used in the company’s products, a new report states. Unlike traditional LCD displays, microLED displays don’t require backlighting, while also offering an increased color range and higher resolution graphics. Unfortunately, the […]

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None more black: LG’s OLED displays show that nothing is really something

This post is brought to you by LG Electronics. When it comes to TVs, more is the new black. As the visual fidelity of film and television gets ever more refined, the visual subtleties and dynamics can be lost by TVs that aren’t able to produce a true black tone. It’s a benchmark of a […]

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Amazing infographic shows how many Nokia 5110 displays fit in an iPhone

Anyone who remembers the days of brick-like Nokia 5110 cellphones, where the “killer app” was the puzzle game Snake, will know that modern smartphones have come quite a way since then. But on a pixel by pixel basis, how much better is the display of a generation current iPhone 6s Plus compared to the 160 million […]

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Apple will embrace OLED displays starting with iPhone 8

Apple will adopt OLED displays for its handsets beginning with the iPhone 8 in 2018, according to a new report coming out of Japan. OLED displays offer better power efficiency, contrast, and more saturated colors. Currently Apple uses liquid crystal display (LCD) technology for its iPhones, although other companies like Samsung and LG have made […]

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Apple tests Samsung’s curved OLED displays for future iPhones

Samsung is supplying Apple with OLED displays for the Apple Watch, and is trying to sell Cupertino on using its panels in other devices as well. Could future iPhones come with an OLED-based curved screen? Depends on how the tests go. According to a new report, Samsung wasted no time dispatching OLED display samples for future […]

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The patent that proves Apple wants to put fingerprint scanners inside displays

Recent reports claim that Apple is looking to eliminate the need for a physical “home” button on future iPhones by integrating Touch ID fingerprint sensors into the main display. Now we have the patent application to prove it! Published Thursday, Cult…

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