displays

Synaptics announces in-display fingerprint sensor, launching with a 'top 5' smartphone maker

Synaptics announces in-display fingerprint sensor, launching with a 'top 5' smartphone maker

Getting the fingerprint sensor inside a display has been the next logical step for years (unless you're Apple). It has proven hard to crack the code on that, though. As displays keep getting bigger,
TouchJet Wave review: This pricey gadget can make your dumb TV smart—and touchable

TouchJet Wave review: This pricey gadget can make your dumb TV smart—and touchable

Android and infrared come together to convert your big-screen TV into a massive tablet.
TouchJet Wave review: This pricey gadget can make your dumb TV smart—and touchable

TouchJet Wave review: This pricey gadget can make your dumb TV smart—and touchable

Android and infrared come together to convert your big-screen TV into a massive tablet.
New standard sets baseline for HDR on PC displays

New standard sets baseline for HDR on PC displays

As video enthusiasts will tell you, just saying a display is capable of high dynamic range doesn't say much -- you need to know how well it handles HDR. And that's crucial for PC monitors, where the
HDMI 2.1 specs and features: Everything you need to know

HDMI 2.1 specs and features: Everything you need to know

Higher resolution audio and video, faster refresh rates, and more bandwidth will enable better experiences with movies, games, VR, and more.
HDMI 2.1 specs and features: Everything you need to know

HDMI 2.1 specs and features: Everything you need to know

Higher resolution audio and video, faster refresh rates, and more bandwidth will enable better experiences with movies, games, VR, and more.
The importance of gamma

The importance of gamma

"Gamma" has to do with how a display translates input signal levels into the intensity of output light. We show you how to understand the relationship.
Dell is selling a 1440p G-Sync monitor for nearly 50% off

Dell is selling a 1440p G-Sync monitor for nearly 50% off

Cyber Monday is over, but retailers still want your money. So much so that they're continuing the sales binge with another week of good prices. Today, Dell has a good deal on a 27-inch G-Sync gaming
Display specs: the good, the bad, and the completely irrelevant

Display specs: the good, the bad, and the completely irrelevant

Believe it or not, some of the specs that are trumpeted the most really don't have all that much to do with whether or not the display is really any good.

Apple’s micro LED display research hits a bump in the road

Apple is reportedly downsizing the R&D team that it currently has developing micro LED display products in Taiwan, due to production issues. A previous report from earlier this year said that
Best Buy is selling a 28-inch 4K FreeSync monitor for $260

Best Buy is selling a 28-inch 4K FreeSync monitor for $260

Last week Best Buy started its Black Friday deals early, and today the retailer's following up with another good deal for gamers. The retailer has a 28-inch AOC 4K FreeSync monitor for $260. That's
The next big thing in small screens

The next big thing in small screens

Right now, you can have any display you like - as long as it's an LCD or an OLED. Will these be the only choices for mobile device buyers forever? Maybe not...

iPhone X Has the 'Most Innovative and High Performance' Smartphone Display Ever Tested

The display in the iPhone X is produced by Samsung and improved by Apple, says screen technology analysis firm DisplayMate. The company has released a display shoot-out for the iPhone X, praising
We Need Better Phone Displays, Not More Pixels

We Need Better Phone Displays, Not More Pixels

There's a point at which cramming more pixels into a display simply literally cannot matter--and has numerous disadvantages. The post We Need Better Phone Displays, Not More Pixels appeared first on
120Hz adaptive displays: the future or just a gimmick?

120Hz adaptive displays: the future or just a gimmick?

The Razer Phone comes packing a 120Hz adaptable refresh display for Android gamers, but does this technology made much sense in the smartphone space?
Chasing pixels: Why pixel density isn’t as important as you might think

Chasing pixels: Why pixel density isn’t as important as you might think

While we live in a world of ever increasing pixel densities, how much do pixels really matter?
RED Reveals Tech Behind Its Upcoming Holographic Phone Display

RED Reveals Tech Behind Its Upcoming Holographic Phone Display

This one's easy: Think "Star Wars." The post RED Reveals Tech Behind Its Upcoming Holographic Phone Display appeared first on ExtremeTech.
DisplayMate analyzes the Note8's display — 1,200 nits of brightness and great color

DisplayMate analyzes the Note8's display — 1,200 nits of brightness and great color

Since time immemorial, DisplayMate has done a review on the screen of Samsung's upcoming flagship just before launch. Well, it's that time of the year, and they're at it again with Samsung's Note8. As
Dell Unveils Laser Projector That Creates 100-inch 4K Image

Dell Unveils Laser Projector That Creates 100-inch 4K Image

Projectors have always offered larger screen sizes compared with "traditional" displays, but they also come with drawbacks -- which might go away forever with the newly unveiled Dell Advanced 4K Laser
Samsung Demos Stretchable OLED Display

Samsung Demos Stretchable OLED Display

Samsung has been showing off flexible AMOLED panels for years, but now it's demoing something new: stretchable OLEDs. The post Samsung Demos Stretchable OLED Display appeared first on ExtremeTech.