OLED displays offer brightness and crispness that's near-unmatched. So why hasn't Apple embraced them yet? Well, they might be soon according to some recently unearthed patents.
Stop whatever you're doing and look at this watch. The Slyde HD3 is the last customizable watch you'll ever need. It's a touchscreen wristwatch with swappable digital watch dials that make all those iPod Nano watches look like garbage.
Samsung is at the forefront of digital displays again. This time, the company is toying around with using flexible displays to make 3D movies really jump off the screen.
People have been saying that OLED TVs are the wave of the future, offering up brilliant color and brightness in very thin panels that are very energy efficient. What's not to like? Well, the price, for one, with Sony's first OLED TV, the XEL-1, measured a mere 11 inches and cost over $2,000.
OLED is a difficult technology to make in large screen sizes, which is why there are only a couple of small-size OLED sets available today. But if this 31-inch prototype set from LG is any indication, when those big screen sizes come, the results will be hot, hot, hot.
The rumors are all over the place: The next iPad will be here by the end of this year, it'll be available in two new screen sizes, including a 5.6-inch, a 7-inch, and its current 9.7-inch screen size. Best of all, those displays will be organic LED (OLED). Why should you care?
Look what Sony's done with an OLED display. This 4.1-inch screen is so thin and flexible, it can wrap around a pencil-sized cylinder. Its 432 x 240 resolution still shines bright, albeit not quite perfectly, with some funky horizontal and vertical lines. Even so, it's so much better than any others that came before, it represents a breakthrough.
You might think this is some kind of solar array, but high-end designer Philippe Starck tells us this is the lamp of the future. He's named it Light Photon, and this limited-run lighting fixture is made of high-grade stainless steel...
Our eternal lust for an affordable OLED screen might finally be satisfied. Dupont Displays figured out a cheap way to print the ultra-thin, sharp and efficient screens, and solved one of the nagging problems of OLED displays: longevity. The secret...
No need to light up the whole room when all you need to do is see the page in front of you. That's the idea behind Lightleaf, an elegant design concept that could be a solution to the problem of...