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Mirasol reborn: 5.1″ phone display with near Retina MacBook resolution

Mirasol reborn: 5.1″ phone display with near Retina MacBook resolution

Qualcomm has unexpectedly revealed a new mirasol mobile display, a 5.1-inch panel running at a whopping 2,560 x 1,440 resolution. Last we heard of mirasol, Qualcomm was dousing production plans and focusing on licensing out the low-power technology instead, having seen production issues and the dominance of E Ink undermine its market. However, this new screen - with a crazy 577ppi pixel density - suggests Qualcomm's R&D on mirasol hasn't slowed.

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Samsung reveals 55/65″ UHD TVs and 13.3″ Retina-beating Ultrabook display

Samsung reveals 55/65″ UHD TVs and 13.3″ Retina-beating Ultrabook display

Samsung is readying new, smaller versions of its S-Series Ultra HD TV, with 55- and 65-inch models due to hit Korea in June, while a 13.3-inch ultrabook display with almost as high resolution is also waiting in the wings. Samsung's two new UHD sets will be the smallest in the range the company offers, after announcing 85- to 110-inch versions back at CES in January.

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Flagship smartphone displays put under the microscope – literally

Flagship smartphone displays put under the microscope – literally

The race to offer a mobile device with the best display possible seems to have no end line, with companies pushing out ever higher-resolution, sharper, brighter screens on their highest-end handsets. Likewise, the battle between which flagship devices have the best displays have raged betwixt consumers, with fans of various devices touting reasons why their favorite device is best. Taking a perhaps more scientific approach, the folks over at Gadget Guy have put the most popular handsets' displays under the microscope - literally.

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Wacom Cintiq 22HD Touch adds finger-friendliness to graphics display

Wacom Cintiq 22HD Touch adds finger-friendliness to graphics display

Wacom has revealed its latest pen-enabled graphics display, the Cintiq 22HD Touch, adding finger control to the stylus-equipped Full HD LCD monitor. The new version pairs a 16.7m color, 1920 x 1080 panel on an adjustable easel stand with the ability to use both Wacom's special active-digitizer stylus or your fingertips for art apps, multitouch in Windows 7/8 and OS X, and more.

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NEC P242W professional LED backlit monitor debuts

NEC P242W professional LED backlit monitor debuts

NEC has pulled the wraps off a new professional series LED backlit monitor for computer users. The computer monitor is called the NEC MultiSync P242W. The display comes in two different models including the standard P242W-BK and the P242W-BK-SV. The screen size is 24-inches and the display uses a white LED backlit AH-IPS panel.

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Displax Pad all-in-one large format multitouch displays debut

Displax Pad all-in-one large format multitouch displays debut

A company called Edigma has unveiled a series of large-format multitouch displays aimed at encouraging touch interactivity for a variety of needs. The displays are called Displax Pad and are described as all-in-one multitouch displays with a flat surface, sleek design, and customizable multiuser software. The displays are plug-and-play and ready to be plugged into a computer and used right out-of-the-box.

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Lenovo ThinkVision LT3053p designed for color-critical jobs

Lenovo ThinkVision LT3053p designed for color-critical jobs

Lenovo has announced its upcoming ThinkVision LT3053p professional monitor. It's a 30-inch monitor designed for creative professionals tasked with color-critical jobs. The monitor is priced with an expensive $1,599 price-tag and will be released later this month, with an expected ship date being April 18th. It boasts an impressive spec sheet, with a very important feature being that it covers 99% of the Adobe RGB spectrum, and of course 100% of the Standard RGB spectrum.

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Android dashboard update shows data based on active users

Android dashboard update shows data based on active users

Android's device dashboard is an easy way to visually access the mobile operating system's use among device owners, and is now more useful than before due to an update in the way the data is calculated. This information comes via an announcement on the Android Developers' Google+ profile, which advises followers that starting today, the pie chart has undergone a bigger shift than is typical.

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