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Sony Ericsson LiveView is Bluetooth mini-display for Android 2.x phones [Video] [Updated]

Sony Ericsson LiveView is Bluetooth mini-display for Android 2.x phones [Video] [Updated]

Sony Ericsson has announced a micro-display for Android 2.x smartphones, the LiveView, with a 1.3-inch 128 x 128 color OLED screen.  Hooking up to your phone via Bluetooth (with a roughly 10m range) and intended to be left on your desk, clipped to your bag strap or even worn, watch-style, on a wristband, the Sony Ericsson LiveView can show SMS, RSS, Twitter and Facebook updates, and be used to control music playback.

Video demo after the cut, plus Updated with phone compatibility information

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LG Display’s 31-Inch OLED TV Showcased at IFA 2010

LG Display’s 31-Inch OLED TV Showcased at IFA 2010

It was the middle of August when we brought your attention to LG's highly-anticipated 31-inch OLED TV. There was some speculation that the set would make an appearance at this year's IFA, and sure enough it looks like the company managed to sneak it in and put it on display for everyone to look at. Actually, just by looking at the image below, we can safely say that they put it out there for everyone to stare at.

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Nokia N9 Rumored to Feature 4-Inch OLED Screen and 1GHz Processor

Nokia N9 Rumored to Feature 4-Inch OLED Screen and 1GHz Processor

Late last week, Nokia's N9 broke cover with plenty of leaked images. While the photoshoot was great, and it showed off plenty of the device's physical attributes, there still wasn't enough information to get people excited. Now though, it's time to spend some time in the rumor mill, and reveal to you, the curious onlooker, what exactly is going to make the Nokia N9 so prominent in the smartphone market some time in the near future.

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LG Display to Showcase 31-Inch OLED TV at IFA 2010

LG Display to Showcase 31-Inch OLED TV at IFA 2010

Despite the fact that OLED technology in TVs is ridiculously expensive right now, that doesn't seem to want to stop companies from manufacturing them. After all, they are a great showcase of the technology. And, if anything else, they're fantastic to stare at. But LG's looking to go big this year at the IFA show, set to kick off next month. They're apparently going to bring the largest OLED TV to market (outside of the one Samsung showed off, that was also 31-inches, at CES a couple of years ago -- but that they never released for customer purchase), and they plan on showing it off at this year's trade show.

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Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201 Review

Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201 Review

As more and more devices clamour for a network connection, mobile hotspots are increasingly shifting out of the briefcase and into the consumer mainstream.  Fresh to the market is the Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201, an OLED-toting way of sharing an HSPA connection with some DLNA goodness in the pipeline.  We've had the Vodafone R201 in our bag for a while now; check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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OLED iPads coming late 2010 tip insiders; everyone else stays sceptical

OLED iPads coming late 2010 tip insiders; everyone else stays sceptical

When even DigiTimes themselves are casting doubt onto their own rumor reports, you have to suspect something might not be right in the speculation chain.  According to the latest Taipei mutterings, Apple is looking at 5.6-inch and 7-inch OLED panels for second-gen iPads, together with working with OEMs on a tweaked version of the existing 9.7-inch LCD model.  As for a timescale, component manufacturers are apparently saying orders have been placed for Q4 2010.

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Microsoft Surface Goes Touchless Thanks to Cameras and Transparent OLED

Microsoft Surface Goes Touchless Thanks to Cameras and Transparent OLED

There has to be something said about the progression of technology. When Surface from Microsoft was first unveiled, we were all expecting Minority Report to be the next thing to happen. But, Surface still isn't everywhere, and now we're just looking for the next-best-thing. We may have it, and sure enough, Microsoft's Surface has something to do with it. Thanks to Microsoft's Applied Science Group, utilizing cameras and transparent OLED, we've now got something we want even more.

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