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Samsung shaves 0.07mm off world’s thinnest mobile LCD


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 the previous record (presumably also ...

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Top five concept phones


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 concept, has to do something ...

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The feather-light e-Book reader from Fujitsu


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 digging the carbon fibre-like design, ...

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Flexible e-book hits new 14.1-inch WXGA frontier


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 it’s only (realistically) practical for ...

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Evoke creative studio concept is slim, powerful, portable


The crazy crew at Yanko Design are at it again, dreaming up some rather innovative gizmos and gadgets that we may or may not ever see hit the marketplace. Meant to provide a creative studio on the go, the Evoke concept is incredibly compact, making it an easily portable solution for all your music making and mixing needs. Based on ...

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


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 in any number of worlds.” ...

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Nokia Open concept fans open “scrollable touch screen”


As if Nokia wasn’t busy enough today with an announced merger with Siemens and the unveiling of five new handsets, here’s an oddity for you to muse over. I suppose it’s only fitting that the site breaking this news is called SCI FI Tech, since I don’t foresee the Nokia Open concept phone hitting the market any time soon. You’ll ...

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Epson reveals latest in electronic paper process


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 manufactured at a very low ...

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Samsung X11 expands with a core duo


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 processor, which is a main ...

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


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 flash drive to allow consumers ...

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Seiko Releases watch of the future


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 particles will move from side ...

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Electronic paper prepares for video


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 E Ink in the US ...

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E-Fabric Jacket


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 elastic and lithe micro-transistor laden ...

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