Samsung shaves 0.07mm off world’s thinnest mobile LCD

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Oh here we go again. Samsung is back to their anorexic ways. Instead of going after their usual “world’s first” crowns, today marks another “world’s thinnest” for the Korean giant: Samsung has unveiled an LCD panel measuring 0.82mm thick. That’s less than a millimeter folks. E-paper, you are next. This latest innovation shaves 0.07mm off […]

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Top five concept phones

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I’m basically numb to new mobile phones these days. Every day we see new phones, but yet another flip phone, clamshell, or slider doesn’t do too much to get me excited, regardless of the features it boasts or the number of megapixels in the camera. To get me really excited, a phone, or even a […]

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The feather-light e-Book reader from Fujitsu

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I certainly hope that this doesn’t make use of a flaming Sony battery. Now that the Sony Reader is delayed (again), you may be desperately seeking another e-paper solution. Fujitsu has you covered with their offering, an e-book reader that weighs in at just 177 grams. That’s less than half a pound, people. I’m totally […]

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Flexible e-book hits new 14.1-inch WXGA frontier

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Regular LCDs seem so yesterday. Everyone is jumping onto the widescreen bandwagon, but even that is starting to get a little blasé. The next frontier is taking your color display and making it flexible, and LG Philips has just unveiled the biggest in that field: a prototype of a 14.1-inch WXGA flexible E-book. Too bad […]

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“Turnover” E-Reader concept is a real page turner

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One of the most common complaints about e-paper is that it takes away from the tactile experience of turning a page when reading a book. Timothy Yeoh, however, has come up with the “Turnover” E-Reader concept that “humanizes” the experience of reading an electronic book or newspaper, and as a result lets you “lose yourself […]

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Epson reveals latest in electronic paper process

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It’s not just weapons, medicine and classroom pointers that utilize lasers anymore. Now, they are being used to make a kind of paper. Epson has unveiled a technology to create electronic paper using lasers. The requisite acronym is SUFTLA, which stands for surface-free technology by laser annealing. The process employed a super-thin film transistor LCD […]

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Samsung X11 expands with a core duo

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Samsung’s X11 laptop now comes with an Intel Core Duo, a 1.66Ghz processor set that ramps up speed by 30 percent, the company has announced. All of the standard features are still standard: the 14.1″ screen, the 512MB of RAM, the 80GM hard drive, and the wireless capability. The main difference is the Core Duo […]

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Lexar Adds Innovative Storage Capacity Meter With Electronic Paper Display From E Ink

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Here’s something cool coming from E-Ink and Lexar. Today, at 2006 CES convention Lexar announced plans to release new storage capacity meter to its flash drives by adding a paper display from E-Ink corp. Available for viewing at the CES convention in Las Vegas this year, the Lexar JumpDrive Mercury will be the first USB […]

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Seiko Releases watch of the future

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Seiko has deicded to take the Revolutionary technology of E-Ink and add it to a new line of watches. For those of you who don’t know E-ink, they are the makers of Electronic Paper, or E-paper. Makers of displays that are on “Paper” thin plastic. When an electrical charge is supplied to the E-paper, the […]

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Electronic paper prepares for video

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By Ivan Noble, BBC News Online science staff – “Flexible paper-like colour computer displays that can show moving video are under development by the Dutch electronics giant Philips. Two scientists at the company’s research facility in Eindhoven describe the latest step forward in e-paper technology in the journal Nature. Philips – and other firms like […]

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E-Fabric Jacket

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Imagine a flexible piece of cloth with the display capabilities of your television screen, using liquid crystals or LEDs. This concept, commonly called “E-paper,” is all about creative flexible displays. Lunar Design is realizing this notion and incorporating it into a design concept called Blu. Blu is a jacket which would be made of an […]

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