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LG foretells imminent future of UHD display panels for low-end TVs

LG foretells imminent future of UHD display panels for low-end TVs

Who would have thought there'd be an end to the seemingly never-ending enlargement of television displays for the home - yet here it is, being warned against by none other than the CEO of LG Display. Han Sang-beom has suggested this week that LG Display, the company he is CEO of at the moment, will guard against "further oversupply" whilst investing in "more premium products." He's made clear that the television hardware industry has been hit by none other than a growing demand for smaller displays - namely those for smartphones and tablets.

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HP Z displays Z27i and Z30i eyes-on

HP Z displays Z27i and Z30i eyes-on

Along with a collection of high-powered mobile workstations, HP has this week revealed a couple of workhorse monitors in the HP Z27i and Z30i. These machines are made for content creators - that's designers, builders, and "knowledge workers" as HP suggests, working in the enterprise and art worlds. Those in need of "exceptional" adjustability, image accuracy to the max, and "mission-critical" reliability: these might just be the beasts for you.

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iPhone with 6-inch display tipped for testing at Apple

iPhone with 6-inch display tipped for testing at Apple

Just as Apple is set to show of their next round of iPhone devices with 4-inch displays - like the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, for example - word has it that they're in testing with handsets as large as 6-inches. A report from the the Wall Street Journal today suggests that sources familiar with the matter have informed them of Apple testing displays for iPhones anywhere from 4.8-inches all the way up to 6-inches diagonally. This would place Apple squarely up against the likes of the HTC One (with it's 4.7-inch display) and the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 (with it's 5.7-inch display) for a battle that wont begin until next year (at the very soonest).

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PocketBook e-paper Samsung Galaxy S 4 ereader case hands-on

PocketBook e-paper Samsung Galaxy S 4 ereader case hands-on

Samsung's Galaxy S 4 may have a great Super AMOLED display out of the box, but it's overkill for ereading duties and, E Ink would argue, isn't really best suited to browsing through ebooks. Enter PocketBook's accessory case for the Galaxy S 4, a fold-out case complete with a 4.8-inch e-paper screen on the inside of the cover. The concept is simple: browse to a book you want to read on the phone, and then flip it over to the e-paper display for low-power reading.

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