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Sony Ericsson LiveView Review

Sony Ericsson LiveView Review

A tiny sub-display, for remotely-controlling your Android smartphone and sneaking glances at incoming messages when you probably should be paying attention in class, in meetings or in the midst of romantic dinners: what's not to like about Sony Ericsson's LiveView? The compact OLED display promises to pick out the most important updates from your smartphone and push them out to your wrist or wherever you have the LiveView clipped, but does the real-world experience live up to the marketing promise? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Samsung Mobile Display Shows Off Flexible 3D OLED Concept at FPD International

Samsung Mobile Display Shows Off Flexible 3D OLED Concept at FPD International

When it comes to AMOLED and Super AMOLED, the display technology is synonymous with Samsung. But Samsung doesn't want to just focus on the here-and-now. They've already shown off what a 4.5-inch flexible AMOLED would look like, so why wouldn't the company show off a concept design of what it would look like to see that technology on a bigger screen? That's exactly what they did at this year's FPD International.

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BlackBerry Empathy Concept Device Can Determine Your Mood [Video]

BlackBerry Empathy Concept Device Can Determine Your Mood [Video]

Sometimes, the mood you're in can determine how you use your phone. Who you talk to, text, or even whether or not you browse the Web while you are out and about. And sometimes it can be frustrating that your phone doesn't feel you. Well, thanks to a pair of designers, that could change some day. This fresh new design for a smartphone, called the BlackBerry Empathy, is designed to not only read your mood, but also react to it.

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Ortus Technologies Full HD 4.8-inch display makes Retina Display look low-res

Ortus Technologies Full HD 4.8-inch display makes Retina Display look low-res

There's plenty of argument over what distance you should be sitting from an HDTV in order to make the most of Full HD resolution, so we can only imagine the heated debate over Ortus Technology's new Full HD MID-scale panel.  The 4.8-inch display runs at 1920 x 1080 resolution for a whopping 458 pixels per inch; in contrast, Apple's lauded Retina Display manages a "mere" 326 ppi.

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Nemoptic OLED/BiNem combo display gets video demo

Nemoptic OLED/BiNem combo display gets video demo

Tablets and ereaders could get all the more interesting in future, if Nemoptic can find buyers for their interesting dual-mode displays.  The latest model - a video demo of which is after the cut - combines a bistable, grayscale BiNems panel with a color OLED panel, creating a screen capable of showing both outdoor-viewable text and images as well as color video.

Video demo after the cut

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Toshiba Halts OLED Production, Focuses on LCD Instead

Toshiba Halts OLED Production, Focuses on LCD Instead

For the most part, Samsung has a pretty big stake in the OLED manufacturing market. Other companies, like HTC for example, have depended upon them to manufacture displays for their high-end smartphones, like the Droid Incredible for Verizon. But there are other manufacturers out there that take pride in OLED distribution, like Toshiba. However, that's all about to change, as the company believes that there is still more of a focus on LCD displays, and have opted to stop production of OLED, and focus on LCD.

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