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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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Mitsubishi Diamond Vision Modular OLED TV Going on Sale September 21st,

Mitsubishi Diamond Vision Modular OLED TV Going on Sale September 21st,

Having a big TV in your house is one thing, but having a huge TV is quite another. This new set from Mitsubishi is coming in at least 100 inches, and you can't go any smaller than that. So, if you don't have yourself a home cinema room, then this thing's probably not for you. Unfortunately, while it is an OLED set, it may not be all that it's cracked up to be.

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Nikon COOLPIX S80 14.1MP camera gets OLED touchscreen

Nikon COOLPIX S80 14.1MP camera gets OLED touchscreen

Nikon's third and final new camera of the morning is the Nikon COOLPIX S80, a 14.1-megapixel point and shoot with a 5x optical zoom and a 3.5-inch OLED touchscreen for control and settings.  Just 16.5mm thick, the S80 records 720p HD video and you can even annotate and draw on top of stills.

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LG 31-inch OLED TV eyes-on [Video]

LG 31-inch OLED TV eyes-on [Video]

LG's 31-inch OLED TV may not be the biggest set at IFA 2010 this week, but it certainly stands a chance of being the brightest and most color-rich.  It's just 2.9mm thick, and uses an OLED panel capable of Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution with a contrast ratio LG reckon is infinite.

Video after the cut

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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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Sony demo rollable printed OLED display [Video]

Sony demo rollable printed OLED display [Video]

Sony has been demonstrating a new, rollable OLED display this week, with the 4.1-inch panel running at 432 x 240 resolution and with over a 1,000:1 contrast ratio.  Thanks to a highly flexible back-plane and no solid IC chips, the display can play back video while being furled around a 4mm radius peg.

Video demo after the cut

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Sony Nextep Computer Packs OLED and Can be Worn on the Wrist in 2020

Sony Nextep Computer Packs OLED and Can be Worn on the Wrist in 2020

This thing is ridiculous. We're all for great concepts, and we're even more excited about seeing crazy things that we can wear on our body. Like a watch. Or a fanny pack for the chest. But when it looks this shiny, and packs enough features to make anyone drool, we have to say we're pretty skeptical. Or maybe we just don't want to be let down. Meet the future of computing for Sony: the Nextep Computer.

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