Tag Archive for ‘LG’

Apple is ‘Close’ to OLED Screen Deal With LG and Samsung ➝


South Korea’s LG Display Co Ltd and the panel-making unit of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will supply organic light emitting diode (OLED) screens for Apple Inc’s iPhones, the Electronic Times reported on Wednesday citing unnamed sources.

OLED displays typically offer better black levels and richer colors than LCDs. But they’re often much dimmer which makes their usefulness in bright sunlight less than ideal.

LG is Working on a webOS Smartwatch ➝

I’ve never used webOS for more than a few minutes at a time — typically when I’d stop at a Verizon kiosk in my local mall. I always hoped it would find some success somewhere, but I’m not sure it’s best suited for a smartwach. Especially considering that Apple is poised to crush the market sometime early next year.

And, this is coming from someone who would love to be proven wrong about it.

How LG Rethought the Smart TV ➝

Great piece by Dieter Bohn, showcasing LG’s use of webOS on their new line of HDTVs.

LG’s webOS HDTVs ➝

The folks at Engadget had some hands-on time with LG’s new HDTVs built on webOS. The user interface looks pretty, but that pointer device seems like a pain to actually use.