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  • Sharp unveils a 4K smartphone display with 3840x2160 resolution at 806 ppi April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: After 4K TVs, it is time for smartphones to sport the ultra high-definition displays. Sharp has introduced a display that will fit in 5.5-inch smartphones in near future and offer a 3840x2160 resolution. The Sharp 4K IGZO displays will offer 806 ppi and will take on Samsung's 4K AMOLED...
  • LG's next flagship G4 smartphone likely to be unveiled on April 28 March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: LG has sent out invites for its April 28 and 29 event in which it could unveil its next flagship G smartphone. The invite goes with the tagline, "See the Great. Feel the Great," with added emphasis on the alphabet 'G' as used in the company's G series...
  • Oppo's next smartphone could have a bezel-free screen March 25, 2015

    New Delhi: Online leaks about Oppo's next smartphone reportedly point to an almost sans-bezel device. Taking cues from Samsung's latest curved edge display, the trend seems to be picking up with Oppo being the newest in line. A report on Engadget noted that the leaked images of the smartphone, running Oppo's...
  • Apple postpones production of its 12.9-inch iPad over display supply hitch; expected to begin in September: Report March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Apple is said to delay the production of its speculated 12.9-inch iPad until September due to issues around the supply of display panels. A Bloomberg report stated that the production of the bigger tablet was slated to begin this quarter, however, as sources claim, the production has been stalled. A...
  • Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless charging March 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung unveiled its latest Galaxy S6 smartphone featuring a slim body made from aircraft-grade metal, in a bid to reclaim its throne as undisputed global smartphone leader from Apple. Designed from scratch in an operation dubbed "Project Zero", the phone comes in two variants - the Galaxy S6 and...
  • Railway Budget 2015: 'SMS alert' service for arrival and departure time of trains February 26, 2015

    New Delhi: The Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhu has said that it has proposed to introduce an "SMS alert" service to inform passengers in advance the updated arrival and departure time of trains at starting or destination stations in the budget. Similarly SMS alert would be sent 15/30 minutes in...
  • Japan Display in talks with Apple to build $1.7 billion plant: Report February 20, 2015

    Tokyo: Japan Display is considering building a new plant to supply smartphone screens for Apple, which may shoulder much of the 200 billion yen ($1.68 billion) investment, Japan's Nikkan Kogyo newspaper said on Friday. The company declined to confirm the report but said it was constantly pursuing opportunities to strengthen its...
  • Apple could let you turn your iPhone into a virtual reality headset display February 18, 2015

    San Francisco: Apple on Tuesday was awarded a patent on a headset that could let iPhones be part of augmented or virtual reality displays. The patent titled "Head Mounted Display Apparatus For Retaining A Portable Electronic Device With Display" depicts a large eyeglass-style frame into which a smartphone could be seated. A...
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 expected to come with a three-sided screen: Report February 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Samsung is expected to unveil a variant of the upcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone with a three-sided 'spill' display - one that will use the front as well as both the right and left sides of the phone - at its Galaxy Unpacked event on March 1, says a...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge with curved edge display launched at Rs 64,900 in India December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has announced the launch of the much-awaited Galaxy Note Edge smartphone in India. The phone that has a side display for quick access to the flashlight, Twitter, news and frequently used apps carries a price tag of Rs 64,900. The phone will be available in India from the...
  • Future gadget screens could automatically correct vision August 22, 2014

    New York: You can soon kiss goodbye to your glasses or contact lenses as future smartphones can adjust the display screen for better visibility for you. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a "visioncorrecting display" technology that fits on your smartphone's screen or laptop or any other...
  • Apple updates MacBook Pro laptops with Retina Display, cuts price of older model by Rs 11,000 July 30, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple Inc said it updated its MacBook Pro line of laptops with a highresolution Retina display, faster processors and higher memory. Apple also lowered the starting price of the nonRetina 13inch MacBook Pro by Rs 11,000 to Rs 78,900. MacBook Pro with Retina display and MacBook Pro are available through...
  • New visioncorrecting display technology may soon help you ditch your glasses, contact lenses July 28, 2014

    Washington: You may soon be able to ditch your glasses and contact lenses, thanks to a new display technology that automatically addresses vision problems. Scientists are developing a new screen technology that can adjust an image on a display so you can see it clearly without corrective lenses. The technology uses algorithms...
  • LG G3: LG launches its flagship phone with 2560x1440 pixel display in India at Rs 47,990 July 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Two months after its global unveiling, LG has launched its new flagship smartphone the LG G3 in India. In India, the LG G3 comes with a price tag of Rs 47,990 for the 16GB version and Rs 50,990 for 32GB. It will be available in three colours. LG...
  • LG unveils 18inch flexible and transparent OLED panels, promises 60inch rollable TVs July 10, 2014

    Seoul: LG Display announced that it has developed a 18inch flexible OLED panel that is rollable as well as a 18inch transparent OLED panel. The flexible OLED panel has a 1200x810 pixel resolution and the panel can be rolled up to a radius of 3cm without affecting the function of...
  • Shatterproof smartphone screens come closer to reality June 8, 2014

    Washington: Researchers have developed a transparent electrode that paves the way for shatterproof smartphone touchscreens. Scientists from the University of Akron (UA) in the US have demonstrated that a transparent layer of electrodes on a polymer surface could be extraordinarily tough and flexible, withstanding repeated scotch tape peeling and bending tests. This...
  • Apple discontinues iPad 2, relaunches iPad 4 at $399 onwards March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Apart from introducing the 8GB iPhone 5c, Apple has also modified its iPad lineup. The Cupertino giant has replaced the iPad 2, that was launched back in March 2011, with its fourth-generation iPad with Retina display (aka iPad 4). Apple has ditched its three years old iPad 2...
  • LG G Flex with a curved display listed online for Rs 69,990 February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The muchawaited LG G Flex smartphone is now listed online on ecommerce site Snapdeal.com for Rs 69,990. The site says the phone will be dispatched in 15 business days. The phone was unveiled in India in December. The LG G Flex is the company's first curved display smartphone. It...
  • LG G Flex with curved display expected to be available soon in India at Rs 66,900 January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: LG's curved smartphone, G Flex, which is scheduled to be available in India in February, is expected to come priced at Rs 69,999. A Mumbaibased retailer, who has a proven track record of giving information beforehand, has tweeted that the phone will come with an MRP of Rs...
  • Curved display: Only excitement in the year smartphones became boring December 14, 2013

    San Francisco: This may be remembered as the year smartphones became boring. Although highdefinition displays on smartphones have gotten bigger and their cameras have gotten better, the pace of geewhiz innovation has dawdled. Smartphone and software makers are working on ways to snap out of this technological lull, although it probably...
  • LG G Flex with curved display: First impressions review December 11, 2013

    New Delhi: LG showcased its first curved display smartphone, the LG Flex, in India, within two months since its global debut in October. While the phone has been announced for the Indian market, it will not hit store shelves until February 2014. The company has not yet revealed the price,...
  • LG G Flex with curved display India announcement on Wednesday December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: LG is all set to announce the launch of its curved smartphone, G Flex, in India on Wednesday. According to our sources, the company will showcase the phone on Wednesday at an event in India, but it is unlikely to go on sale this year. The phone might...
  • Apple iPad Air, iPad Mini with Retina display go on sale in India December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Apple's latest tablet devices the iPad Air and iPad Mini with Retina display go on sale in India from Saturday with prices starting Rs 28,900 onwards. While the 16GB WiFi only iPad Mini with Retina display is available at Rs 28,900, its corresponding iPad Air model comes with...
  • Apple iPad Air, iPad Mini with Retina display to be available in India from Dec 7 December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Starting this weekend, Apple enthusiasts in the country will be able to buy the latest iPads Air and Mini with prices starting Rs 28,900 onwards. While the 16GB WiFi only iPad mini with Retina display will be available for Rs 28,900, its corresponding iPad Air...
  • Apple's new iPad Mini review: Improved but comes at a price November 13, 2013

    New York:: Apple is probably one of the few companies that can pull off a price increase. The new iPad Mini starts at $399, or $70 more than last year's model. For that price, you get a leap forward in power, speed and display. There are plenty of cheaper choices...
  • Apple iPad Mini with Retina display goes on sale; prices start at $399 November 13, 2013

    Cupertino: Apple began selling a new iPad Mini on Tuesday without the usual fanfare. Apple usually announces the availability date in advance, allowing loyal customers to line up at stores overnight to be among the first to buy one. This time, Apple quietly issued a news release on its immediate...