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Brace yourselves, fanboys. Winter is coming. And the iPhone X can't handle the cold

Apple's $1,000 iPhone X may have trouble operating in the winter weather. This is according to multiple complaints from owners and an admission from the Cupertino idiot-tax operation itself that, in cold temperatures, the OLED touchscreen on the shiny new handsets can become temporarily unresponsive. We're told that, when …
Shaun Nichols, 10 Nov 2017
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Samsung ploughing billions into boosting memory production

Memory and flash fabber Samsung is boosting production, convinced that high demand for chips is here to stay. Demand will stay high, Samsung says, because the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), big data and automotive technologies all need more DRAM and flash. It says it will invest KRW 30 trillion ($26. …
Chris Mellor, 4 Jul 2017
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Our 4King benders are so ace we're going full OLED, says LG

Breaking Fad Will 2015 be the year that upstart OLED TVs finally catch on with the TV buying public? LG, long time advocate of the futuristic panels, believes so. At its recent annual trade preview held at Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey, the company declared it was revving up OLED panel production and spread-betting on 4K UHD across the …
Steve May, 19 Mar 2015
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Samsung slams door on OLED TVs, makes QUANTUM dot LEAP

Analysis Samsung has said that it intends to focus on UHD TVs using LCD panels augmented by quantum dot technology, instead of pushing OLED as a commercial replacement for LCD. This is the kind of decision that might mean that OLED never takes off in the larger form factors. Kim Hyun-Seok, the head of Samsung’s TV business, told …
Faultline, 10 Nov 2014
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Boffins' better blues beat battery blues

All the way from the battery in a pocket to the LED TV on a wall, the colour blue is a problem: blue LEDs are less efficient than the reds or greens that make up the other two primary display colours, and that's a problem for power consumption. Researchers at the University of Michigan are now claiming as much as a fourfold …
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LG unfurls flexible SEE-THROUGH 18-inch display

Not content with making the world’s biggest bendy OLED TV, LG has thrown a different curve entirely with its roll-up OLED display. The 18-inch flexible panel has a 1280 x 810 resolution and uses a film of high-performance plastic called polyimide to give it its flexibility. LG flexible display Outsmarting the bendy …
Bob Dormon, 11 Jul 2014
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What a whopper, LG: Feast your eyes on this 77-inch bendy TV

Pics LG gave the UK press its first gander at its world’s first curved 77-inch 4K OLED TV in London yesterday, choosing a live World Cup football match to show off its handiwork. Indeed, screening the beautiful game was somewhat fitting, given footballers will be among the few likely to afford its £19,999 price tag when it goes on …
Bob Dormon, 27 Jun 2014
Kateeva OLED screen printer

New inkjet printer spits out cheap OLED monitors better than your inkjet prints letters

In a presentation at the Printed Electronics USA 2013 Conference in California, local startup Kateeva has shown off a new method of producing OLED screens that it claims will last twice as long as current models and be much cheaper to manufacture in bulk. Kateeva OLED screen printer Don't ask how much the toner costs... …
Iain Thomson, 22 Nov 2013
LG's 55-inch curved OLED TV screen

LG starts producing flexible, curvy displays you can STROKE

LG's display unit has confirmed it is beginning mass-production of a flexible, "unbreakable" screen for its new smartphones. The screen is capable of curving rather more than one might want on a handset but, more importantly, it's made of plastic. LG describes the new screens as "bendable and unbreakable", which is a little …
Bill Ray, 8 Oct 2013
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Samsung to bring 55-inch MONSTER curvy-telly to the UK

If you have a bob or two going free – well, the best part of at least $9,000 – Samsung will now sell you its monumental curved OLED TV, previously only available in the US and Asia. The 54.6-inch screen, dubbed the S9C, is gently bent for what Samsung claims is a more cinematic viewing experience, though telly hardware pundits …
Tony Smith, 27 Aug 2013

The iWatch is coming! The iWatch is coming!

The Apple iWatch rumor mill has rumbled to life yet again, with one report that Apple is sampling 1.5-inch OLED displays for the li'l fellow, and a second that long-time iKit assembler Foxconn has received orders for a test batch of the "wearable computing" device. On Monday, MacRumors spotted an article in the Japanese Apple- …
Rik Myslewski, 20 May 2013
The Register breaking news

Samsung, LG 'lose confidence' in OLED TV tech

Don’t expect reasonably priced OLED TVs to hit the market for a fair few years yet. Do, however, expect 4K x 2K Ultra HD LCD TVs to be all the rage in 2013. So suggests David Hsieh, an analyst at NPD DisplaySearch, a market watcher. He claims to have detected a change in the mood of those two major display manufacturers, …
Tony Smith, 17 Dec 2012
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Samsung readies bendy smarties for 2013

Development work on Samsung mobiles fitted with flexible OLED displays is nearing completing, with handsets set to be released in the first half of 2013, it has been claimed. A source said to be close to the matter reckons Samsung is almost ready to launch flexible displays for mobile handsets, the Wall Street Journal reports …
Caleb Cox, 15 Nov 2012
The Register breaking news

4K vs OLED: and the winner is...

How will television makers persuade punters to buy a new set now we all - well, most of us - have 1080p sets with internet access? We’ve already seen that 3D isn’t going to do it, but now two new alternative upgrade-driving technology are emerging - OLED and 4K - and they two are re-establishing an old battle line between …
Tony Smith, 5 Oct 2012
The Register breaking news

Now LG Display smacks Samsung with patent lawsuit over OLED

LG Display filed a retaliatory patent lawsuit against Samsung today over OLED tech used in Sammy's smartphones and tablets. LG told a press conference that it was claiming that Sammy had infringed on seven of its display patents, just a few weeks after Samsung filed in Seoul claiming more or less the same thing about LG, the …
The Register breaking news

4K LCD TV output to outstrip OLED production

An interesting snippet here from market watcher NPD DisplaySearch: the momentum behind 4K x 2K TVs is rather greater than that behind large OLED sets. At least nine television makers have demo'd - some at the IFA show earlier this month - and said they will mass-produce very large LCD tellies with a 3840 x 2160 even though the …
Tony Smith, 13 Sep 2012
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Samsung puts Police on trail of AWOL OLEDs

Have you seen two über-expensive Samsung OLED TVs? If so, the South Korean giant would very much like to have them back. The two tellies went walkies somewhere in transit to the IFA consumer electronics show being held this week in Berlin, Samsung admitted today, according to Reuters. The 55in demo units were destined for …
Tony Smith, 4 Sep 2012
The Register breaking news

LG execs fingered in Samsung OLED tech theft

Samsung has urged its South Korean tech rival LG to ‘fess up and apologise after several of its execs were indicted on charges of orchestrating corporate espionage relating to Samsung’s OLED display technology. Eleven people were charged on Sunday with leaking the technology from Samsung, according to Korean newswire Yonhap. …
Phil Muncaster, 17 Jul 2012

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