Tag Archive: Displays


T-Mobile REVVL 2 + 2 Plus announced with Android Oreo and 18:9 displays

Both phones are available for purchase starting today.

In August 2017, T-Mobile released its first self-branded smartphone in the form of the T-Mobile REVVL. Just in time for the holiday shopping season, we’re now getting the REVVL 2 and REVVL 2 Plus.

Starting first with the regular REVVL 2, we’re looking at a phone with a 5.5-inch 720 x 1440 screen, 13MP rear camera, 8MP selfie camera, 3,000 mAh battery, 2GB of RAM, and a quad-core MediaTek  [Read More…]

Smart Displays need a good screen, and Lenovo’s Smart Display has the best

Best answer: The 10-inch Lenovo Smart Display has the best and biggest screen that works great for just about everything, but if you want something smaller, the Google Home Hub isn’t far behind.

Best Buy: Lenovo Smart Display ($ 250) Best Buy: Google Home Hub ($ 149) The Lenovo Smart Display has the largest, most capable screen

If your main concern is screen quality, the best Smart Display you can buy is the Lenovo Smart Display —  [Read More…]

Samsung will start using notched displays

Samsung hasn’t been shy in attacking Apple for using notched displays. But the South Korean tech giant is eating its own words, as Samsung has announced that it will begin using notched displays in its 2019 smartphones. The company unveiled a lot during the keynote presentation of its developer conference and snuck this news in just before it revealed its foldable device.

Samsung is creating three notched displays, the Infinity U, V, and O. The Inifinity U mimics the Essential  [Read More…]

Google announces Android is getting on board with foldable displays

Samsung’s upcoming foldable smartphone was finally revealed during its Developer Conference yesterday.

Well soon afterwards, Google also issued a press statement to announce that Android has added native platform support for a new class of devices called “foldables”. Actually, Samsung and Google have been working together when creating the new One UI for Samsung’s phones. So it’s no surprise Google is adding support to this novel form factor.

The idea is that Android will strive to offer a smooth transition  [Read More…]

Android will support foldable displays, but developers need to do the work

Phones are going to start folding, and Android will be ready.

Foldable phones are on the (very near) horizon, and Google’s pledging official Android support for the new form factors from the start. The support comes both in the core Android software itself, but also in APIs for app developers to use. Google’s thinking about “foldables” as effectively having two states: one when the device is opened up as a single display, and another when it’s folded in half  [Read More…]

The Google Home Hub is running a different OS from other Smart Displays

Google’s also using a completely different processor — but why?

At Google’s big hardware event this Tuesday, the company announced a slew of new products — one of which was the Google Home Hub. The Home Hub is the latest Smart Display to hit the market and is essentially Google’s version of products like the Lenovo Smart Display and JBL Link View.

However, while Lenovo and JBL’s gadgets run something called Android Things (an Internet of Things  [Read More…]

What are smart displays and what are they good for?

A new category of products has surfaced in recent months. If you follow tech somewhat, you’ve probably heard of the term “smart displays”.

But what exactly are smart displays and why should you really care about them? In this article, we take a look at this new type of gadget and see what sets it apart from the other available tech on the market.

The definition of smart displays

Smart Displays are basically virtual assistant-powered speakers that also feature a  [Read More…]

Here is a list of all the Google Assistant speakers, headphones, and displays you can buy

When Google Assistant first made the leap from your phone to another device in 2016 your choice was simple. Either buy a Google Home speaker or nothing. Since then times have changed, and the product line has grown from speakers to headphones to even smart displays. There have never been more options than there are today with more always coming.

In the beginning, having just one speaker seemed like plenty but as time has gone on their uses have expanded  [Read More…]

TicWatch Pro smartwatch with two displays promises monster battery life

Update: The dual-display TicWatch Pro went on sale in the US. Customers can pick up from Amazon in exchange for $ 249.

The watch is IP68 rated for water and dust resistance and runs Google’s Wear OS out of the box. Most importantly, the TicWatch Pro claims to be able to offer a battery life of up to one month in what it calls Essential mode. This uses only the top display and some key sensors while turning Wear OS  [Read More…]

110 Perfect HD Wallpapers for your AMOLED 2K displays

Displays on smartphones are jaw dropping gorgeous these days. Even budget phones now come with displays with an amazing amount of detail and color. Better yet, AMOLED devices like the Pixel 2, Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus, or HTC U12 Plus feature 2K high (or better) contrast displays that make colors explode.

We’ve curated a collection of images that are designed to make your screens pop.

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