Tag Archive: Displays


2014′s MacBook Pros Could Get 24 Hour Battery Life Thanks To IGZO Displays

DSC_7479We’ve been hearing for years now about Apple’s never-quite-realized intentions to ship devices featuring Sharp IGZO displays. Now a new report says they’re coming to the 2014 MacBook line. IGZO displays are cool technology. This is very simplistic, every LCD panel is made up of a bunch of pixels, and behind those pixels, there’s a […]

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Mirror Displays on the Mac with a Keyboard Shortcut

Display mirroring in Mac OS X with a keyboard shortcut Ever needed to quickly mirror a Mac display, switching another screen from an extended desktop to the mirrored image of what’s on the primary screen? Sure, you can visit the System Preference Display panel and fumble around in settings, but there is a much easier and faster way to toggle display mirroring with just a simple keyboard shortcut.

Command+F1 is the  [Read More…]

Reuters: Apple Considering Bigger iPhones With 4.7-Inch & 5.7-Inch Displays

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While competing smartphone manufacturers are producing devices in a whole host of different sizes, Apple’s iPhone has had only two screen sizes in its six-year history. But according to four sources with knowledge of Apple’s plans, who have been speaking to Reuters, the Cupertino company is “considering” iPhones with 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch displays.

It is also said to be working on a cheaper iPhone that will come in a range of different colors.

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OS X Mavericks Includes Giant Wallpaper For 27-Inch Retina Displays

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With every new OS X release comes a fancy new wallpaper, and for Mavericks, Apple has provided us with a beautiful shot of an ocean wave. And it’s even more beautiful when you put it on a high-resolution display, because it was a whopping 5120×2880 resolution. In fact, it’s the perfect size for a 27-inch Retina iMac or Thunderbolt display.

The Mavericks wallpaper is twice the size of Apple’s current 27-inch display, which  [Read More…]

Retina iPad Mini On Track For June/July Production, Will Use LG Displays, Not Samsung [Analyst]

Will you be upgrading?

Will you be upgrading?

In yet another projection, DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim told CNET today that the second version of the amazing iPad Mini will indeed have a retina display, and that LG will be the main supplier of the pixel-packed screen, instead of Samsung.

“Samsung is currently not in the iPad Mini and they won’t be in the next generation. LGD is becoming a much bigger supplier  [Read More…]

Ecoute For iPhone Now Displays Missing Artwork, Works With Launch Center Pro

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Ecoute is one of the best third-party music players for iPhone, and it just got a whole lot better thanks to its latest update. In addition to the ability to download missing artwork, it also has a new feature, and supports a new URL scheme that allows it to play nicely with Launch Center Pro.

If you’ve added music to your iTunes library from burned CDs or alternative sources, some of  [Read More…]

What Will Apple Use Flexible Displays For? Everything!

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Apple is working on the use of flexible-glass touch displays. Which products will Apple use flexible displays in?

The answer is: all of them.

When people think about flexible displays, they think about small-screen gadgets like iWatches and curved-glass iPhones. What most don’t realize is that flexible displays can bring some amazing benefits to a device, even if the display itself isn’t curved.

And Apple has patents on all of it.

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Apple Now Displays App Store Age Ratings Right Next To App Icons

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Apple has made a small change to the way in which App Store age ratings are displayed to make them a little easier to find. They’re now displayed alongside app icons on iOS devices — just under the name of the developer — so they’re not so easy to miss when you’re downloading new apps.

Prior to the change, the age ratings were displayed right at the bottom of the app’s  [Read More…]

Apple To Snub Samsung Displays For All Upcoming iOS Devices [Rumor]

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Apple is set to deal Samsung yet another blow by snubbing its displays for all future iOS devices. According to a new report from the Korea Economic Daily, the Cupertino company will purchase panels from Sharp, LG Display, Japan Display, and AU Optronics instead.

The publication has obtained a “request for quotation” (RFQ) document sent out by Apple to its main suppliers, which seeks prices for particular components ahead of a  [Read More…]

Apple’s Suppliers Have Started Mass Producing iPad Mini 2 Retina Displays [Rumor]

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The iPad mini would be perfect, if only it had a Retina display. Many have assumed that Apple will bump up the specs on the iPad mini display this year, but other than a rear shell, we haven’t seen any solid hardware leaks yet.

According to a new report though, Apple is definitely going to add a Retina display to the iPad mini this year. In fact, they’ve ordered the initial  [Read More…]