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LG QNED TVs put 30,000 Mini LEDs behind an LCD screen

LG QNED TVs put 30,000 Mini LEDs behind an LCD screen

You might think that OLED is practically the endgame of displays and you might be mostly correct. But while OLEDs often offer the best features, those also come at a higher price than LCD-based panels. LCDs might not all be that bad, especially with some recent innovations in the market. At least that's what LG is implying with its newest TV series with a new marketing buzzword. Called LG QNED, perhaps to contrast with rival Samsung's QLED, the new Mini LED TVs are boasting the highest number of backlighting LEDs added to LG's other TV buzzwords.

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iPad Pro could switch to OLED screens in late 2021

iPad Pro could switch to OLED screens in late 2021

The tablet market has seen consistently positive figures, mostly in thanks to Apple and the iPad Pro's rapid development pace. The company's prosumer tablet seems to undergo big changes every iteration, even when those changes aren't exactly visible to the naked eye. Case in point will be the iPad Pros coming next year which have already been rumored to be moving to mini-LED displays. That might be a short-lived change, however, as there are now reports that Apple will again switch display technologies before 2021 is over.

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iPad’s next secret weapon may guide the industry in 2021

iPad’s next secret weapon may guide the industry in 2021

The next major innovation in display technology will likely appear on an iPad in 2021. The most recent report on the manufacturing of the technology came from sources with knowledge on LG Display, who'll apparently supply Apple with mini LED backlight LCD panels. What's this mean for the rest of the smart device industry?

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PONG re-released for your boomer parent Christmas

PONG re-released for your boomer parent Christmas

Today the folks at Atari re-released the original game PONG as a stand-alone gaming experience. Just like the original PONG, this unit includes two controllers and just ONE game. Instead of requiring a television set to show video, this "Atari Mini PONG Jr." is its own all-in-one system, including a 7.9-inch LCD panel for gameplay.

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BenQ EW3280U Review : Gaming, movies, good for all

BenQ EW3280U Review : Gaming, movies, good for all

The BenQ EW3280U doesn't have a punchy name, and it doesn't roll any sort of flashy borders or big logos. Instead, the BenQ EW3280U is made to provide a solid monitor that's worth what it'll cost. The main product is the 32-inch IPS LCD panel with LED backlighting and 3840 x 2160 pixel resolution. This monitor works with a built-in sound system, 60Hz image refresh rate, and a 178-degrees of viewing, and it looks and sounds highly decent.

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Oculus Rift discontinued, focus now Quest VR for all

Oculus Rift discontinued, focus now Quest VR for all

Oculus announced today that they'll discontinue the Oculus Rift line of VR headsets entirely. The only current Rift device available from Oculus is the Oculus Rift S, but that'll soon be over as Oculus focuses all its efforts on single headset: Oculus Quest 2. This does NOT mean that there'll be no PC-based VR.

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Next iPad Pros might feature LG mini-LED displays

Next iPad Pros might feature LG mini-LED displays

TV screen technologies are coming to mobile computers in more ways than one. Last year saw Samsung's launch of the first QLED screen on a laptop and this year might see the first mini-LED display on a tablet. That will come via Apple's new iPad Pros that are expected to debut later this year, utilizing LG's expertise and resources to upgrade what is already touted to be one of the finest tablets screens in the market.

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LG 2020 NanoCell lineup brings 8K and 4K LCD TV to the US

LG 2020 NanoCell lineup brings 8K and 4K LCD TV to the US

It may sound a bit wrong or inappropriate but recent events may have been the break that the home entertainment and consumer electronics markets have direly needed for the past years. Streaming subscriptions and product sales have gone up as people prepare to get locked up inside their homes for days even weeks. It is, of course, an opportune time for companies like LG to launch new products, like a dozen new NanoCell LCD TVs following LG's rollout of its OLED TV lineup last month.

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Samsung is about to leave LCDs in the dust

Samsung is about to leave LCDs in the dust

It looks like LCDs are on the way out, at least as far as Samsung Display is concerned. The company, which is a subsidiary of Samsung dedicated to making displays for all sorts of devices, has announced plans to phase out LCD production by the end of the year. That's a fairly big shift for Samsung Display, though not an entirely unexpected one as demand for LCDs seems to be falling.

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iPad mini-LED leaks begin anew with 2020 photos

iPad mini-LED leaks begin anew with 2020 photos

Today we're looking at a couple of mini-LED leaks for the newest iPad set for 2020. This new iPad - or collection of iPads - will reportedly work with a new sort of LCD panel. While in the past, you'd safely assume that an OLED panel was "better" than an LCD panel, the new mini-LED tech allows LCD panels to shine far, far brighter than competing OLED panel setups.

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Apple may buy its own iPhone display factory: Report

Apple may buy its own iPhone display factory: Report

Apple could be close to buying a display production facility of its own, with the iPhone-maker said to be considering purchasing a Japan Display factory in a joint deal with Sharp. Japan Display, also known as JDI, was once a key supplier in iPhone production, but has struggled since Apple began shifting to OLED.

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Acer ConceptD CP3 and CP7 monitors released for creative professionals

Acer ConceptD CP3 and CP7 monitors released for creative professionals

Back in April of this year, 2019, Acer introduced a new collection of devices called ConceptD. This collection included of high-end computers, monitors, and a single Windows Mixed Reality Headset. Today we're taking a peek at a pair of ConceptD monitors - one is called Acer ConceptD CP3, the other is called ConceptD CP7.

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