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Samsung 22-inch transparent LCD displays hit production

Samsung 22-inch transparent LCD displays hit production

Samsung has announced that it has begun mass-production of 22-inch transparent LCD displays, with two models - capable of either black & white or color images - in the first range to be offered. Rather than a traditional backlight, the 1680 x 1050 displays (which have 500:1 contrast ratios) use ambient light to illuminate them; Samsung has boosted transparency to 15-20% (over 5% in normal panels) so that sunlight is enough to make the picture visible.

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Toshiba unveils cool portable USB-powered 14-inch LCD

Toshiba unveils cool portable USB-powered 14-inch LCD

I work in my office most of the time with a gigantic LCD that lets me get all sorts of stuff on the screen at one time. I can hardly work on a screen under 24-inches without getting frustrated at having to move windows around all the time. I really don't like traveling and having to work from a laptop with the tiny screen I am forced to use.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 12 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 12 2011

Another week in the history books and another Week in Review for you to check out. We started the week last week with the alarms not working on older OS versions of the iPhone. At least the alarms were an hour early and not an hour late. The only fix for me was updating to the latest version of the OS. Terminix and its ad agency created a billboard in Dallas last week using thousands of live roaches. The board was designed to warn people of the germs roaches carry and to set an example to all the roaches watching of what can happen if they come into your home.

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I-Voluce 46-inch Gesture Control Display has 3D depth sensing

I-Voluce 46-inch Gesture Control Display has 3D depth sensing

A company called Evoluce has unveiled an interesting and large display called the I-Voluce 46-inch gesture control display that has integrated 3D-sensing technology inside. The screen is 46-inches and has full HD resolution. The coolest part about the display is that the thing can be controlled using gestures from up to four meters away.

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iPad 2 Wifi Teardown ala ifixit

iPad 2 Wifi Teardown ala ifixit

Those down-breakers are at it again, this time with the BRAND new iPad 2, this one of course being the 16GB Wifi version - the one yours truly also got today. This lovely device with a first step that would make any breakdown newb shudder in their boots - heating the iPad 2 up with a heat gun! This is of course to break down the effectiveness of the glue that holds the front panel to the back, they then using a simple plastic opening tool to pop the front on. There were no clips at all, just a whole heck of a lot of really well-placed glue.

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NEC launches PA301W 30-inch pro display

NEC launches PA301W 30-inch pro display

There have been a few 30-inch LCDs on the market for a number of years with one of the most popular for the professional graphics pro being the Apple Cinema display. NEC has announced a new 30-inch LCD that it is aiming right at that big Apple screen. The new NEC offering is called the PA301W and it comes in the PA301W-BK and PA301W-BK-SV models. The difference is that the latter version also ships with SpectraView calibration software and a sensor for calibration.

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Fujitsu 22-inch Wireless Displays cut all the cords

Fujitsu 22-inch Wireless Displays cut all the cords

Fujitsu has unveiled what the company is calling the "world's first truly wireless display," using a combination of cable-cutting wireless data and an inductive power system. Set to go on show at CeBIT 2011 this week, and expected to spawn commercial displays "within the next year," the Wireless 22-inch Fujitsu screens use SUPA (Smart Universal Power Access) hotspots built into desks, countertops and office panels.

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Touchscape Multi-Touch Coffee Table

Touchscape Multi-Touch Coffee Table

If the multi-touch screens of your iPhone, iPad, or Android devices, are just not enough tactile fun, then consider adding the Touchscape Multi-Touch coffee table to your living room. Albeit the table can't compete in portability, but it would be awesome fun for friends at your house party--just be sure to have some coasters. Continue after the jump for a video of the Touchscape in action as it shows off some Windows 7 action.

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