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One of the not-so-nice things about the built-in power conservation functions in older phones is that it automatically turns off the screen when it thinks it is not in use. Imagine that you’re... reading an article, letting your eyes travel across sentences when suddenly, your phone’s backlight turns off. You’ll need to tap the screen again to turn it on, which can lead to you losing your...

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Despite the growing number of apps and services readily available for Android, there is a shortage on apps that lets you tinker with your phone’s lighting and brightness settings. Though... there are a few existing apps that provide you with such functionality, they often require manual tweaking to achieve the desired light adjustments. Lux, on the other hand offers a unique value proposit...

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AMOLED displays are probably today’s most popular panels when talking about smartphone manufacturing (especially Android-based devices), but currently there aren’t that many companies developing... the technology.

Samsung is, by far, the world’s most important AMOLED panel manufacturer, but the company’s leading position in the market niche might well be challenged soon enough. At least, that...

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Patent Bolt

If the current crop of smartphone has failed to get your tech juices flowing, you will want to see what Samsung might have in store soon. The company has updated is previous display... patent from 2011, which makes that multi-display device inching ever closer to reality.

Answering the need that many have for a bigger screens on mobile devices, while keeping size as compact as po...

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After bringing flexible OLED displays closer to reality than ever, Samsung seems to be pushing the boundaries of touchscreen technology even further, clearly targeting to consolidate its Android... smartphone market lead over the likes of HTC or LG.

Furthermore, it’s becoming clearer that Apple’s iPhones are to be threatened by future Samsung mobile phones, some of which might sport 4.8-i...

LG Display 440 ppi panel

When it comes to marketing, Apple has certainly capitalized on the Retina Display, featured on both the iPhone 4S and the iPad 3. But there are a bunch of displays out there that, at least... in theory, are far more capable than that.

Last year, Toshiba showcased a splendid 6.1-inch screen with 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution and 498 ppi pixel density. But before the Japanese had the...

Samsung Galaxy S3

Samsung’s Galaxy S3 has only been official for just over a week and is yet to see the light of day in any part of the world, but has already provoked more controversy and passion than probably... any other Android-based smartphone in history.

It’s practically impossible to find someone interested in technology who doesn’t have a strong opinion on Sammy’s new flagship phone, with feeli...

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Try using your LCD tablet in full sunlight!

The Adam tablet from Notion Ink is probably the only (sort of) well-known device on the market today that sports a Pixel Qi... screen. Nevertheless, we’ve been having the feeling for a while that the California-based startup is preparing something big. That something big has just been revealed to be its next generation of d...

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With the development of touchscreen devices, using gestures to control certain functions on our Android smartphones has become second nature to us. One of the earliest uses of gesture can be... found in many early devices that allowed users to control their car-racing game using their phone’s accelerometer.

The iPhone’s iconic lock screen gesture has garnered universal acclaim for...

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Samsung has announced on February 14 its plans to spin-off its LCD Display division, saying that it would make a final decision in about three months, pending shareholder approval. This news... doesn’t come as much of a surprise after Samsung reported a loss of around $665 million, even after boasting LCD TV sales of around $20.1 billion in 2011.

In a far speedier decision makin...