Everything You Need to Know About Phone and TV Display Tech

The technology powering the display on your phone, or even your TV, is a lot different than it was even ten years ago. More colours, more pixels, and a whole lot more acronyms and complex terms that mean something — even if you have no idea what that something is. Display technology in 2017 is a complicated business, but if you understand some basic concepts and a few of the acronyms everything starts to be about as clear as that sweet iPhone display you might be reading this on. Read More >>

This Video Drone Is the Future of Inescapable Advertising 

Advertisers have found ways to bombard us with promotions no matter what we’re doing: watching TV, checking social media, and even when streaming music. But the future of advertising could be even more invasive when the next public event you attend is full of flying video drones projecting inescapable video everywhere you look. Read More >>

Some Beautiful Nerd Built a Motorised, Rotating Monitor Stand to Save His Neck

Ultra-wide monitors are great for watching movies, viewing photos, or playing video games, but terrible for reading web pages and long documents. That’s why many of them can be rotated—but why waste all that energy turning a screen when you can build an impossibly nerdy, over-engineered monitor stand to do it for you? Read More >>

The Samsung Galaxy S8’s Screen Is ‘Better Than Your 4K TV’

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a good phone. That much is clear already. But the tests that smartphone display geniuses DisplayMate have run on the S8's super-long AMOLED screen are showing that it's more than good. It's bloody fantastic. Read More >>

People Are Worried About Dead Pixels on the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo Isn’t

Supplies of Nintendo’s latest console, the Switch, are extremely limited at the moment and most people aren’t lucky to have one. But some who have managed to get their gamer mitts on the coveted item are finding dead pixels on the screen. Nintendo’s solution? Just don’t consider it a defect. Read More >>

A Wild New 3D Display Uses Lasers and Bubbles to Create Images You Can Walk Around

Researchers really want to make good three-dimensional displays. It is so much harder than you might think—at this point, we have lots, but most attempts are literally smoke (light projected and scattered on some medium) and mirrors (optical illusions). There aren’t many examples of voxels, 3D pixels, lined up to create an image that you can walk around and see clearly from all sides. Read More >>

£900 Mac Monitor Doesn’t Work Near a Router

A super posh £900 monitor from LG has been infuriating its owners by refusing to work when near a source of Wi-Fi signals, with the display flickering and even turning itself off when placed within two metres of a home router. Read More >>

Samsung’s #SeeColors App Helps Colourblind People Adjust Their TV Correctly

Being colourblind isn't the thing that would normally affect your day to day life, but when it comes to things like televisions and other display-based devices, they're not really going to get the full experience. Samsung is determined to help them out a bit, and released a new app called #SeeColors as a result. Read More >>

What the Hell Is HDR?

If you followed the news out of CES closely you probably heard the word HDR tossed around a lot. This coming year we’ll see lots of TVs for under £500 with the feature, and fancy monitors for nearly £1000. But what does HDR even mean? Read More >>

Is Your Phone Screen Knackered?

Research into the state of the Samsungs and generation-before-last iPhones of the nation says we're living with some right old pieces of smashed up junk, with nearly one third of us ignoring damaged displays and bravely using a phone with a screen that's cracked in some way. Read More >>

LG’s Prototype Displays Are the Future of Staring at TV Screens and Beyond

Every year at CES, LG gives us a look at its craziest ideas for the future of display technology. At a press conference earlier today, the company showed off its refreshed OLED televisions, regarded by many as the best on the market. In a private briefing at the Las Vegas Convention Center, we were shown LG’s bold concepts for the future of displays, which are (unbelievably) getting thinner and brighter. They are among the most lifelike displays I’ve ever seen. Read More >>

Sony’s Gigantic Space Wall Is Actually Hundreds of Tiny LED Tiles

That image above appears to show one giant seamless LED display, but Sony’s new CLEDIS system, presumably intended for use in convention centres like the one hosting CES in Las Vegas, is actually hundreds of LED tiles smooshed together. Read More >>

Thousands of Tiny Flipping Discs Power This Mesmerising Kinetic Display

The old-school mechanical displays you’d find at airports and train stations listing arrival and departure times have long since been replaced with flat screen TVs. They’re not gone forever, though, thanks to one company who thinks flip-disc displays deserve a revival. Read More >>

Apple Partnered With LG To Make a 5K Monitor Powered By USB-C

During its media event today, Apple announced it is partnering with rival LG Electronics to launch a new high-resolution 5K display. The monitor is designed specifically to work with the new USB-C port included on all of the newest MacBook Pro models. Read More >>

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This Real-Time Image Warping Projector Will Blow Your Mind

Point a projector at anything other than a completely flat screen, and you’ll end up with a distorted image. But a team of researchers from the Ishikawa Watanabe Laboratory in Tokyo have designed a projector that can compensate for warped and moving surfaces, making the image look more like a perfectly applied sticker, instead of a projection. Read More >>