Samsung invests $500M to set up a smartphone display plant in India

Samsung, which once led India’s smartphone market, is investing $500 million in its India operations to set up a manufacturing plant at the outskirts of New Delhi to produce displays. The company disclosed the investment and its plan in a filing to the local regulator earlier this month. The South Korean giant said the plant would produce displays for smartphones as well as a wide-range of other electronics devices. In the filing, the company disclosed…

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This startup wants to put a tiny display on a contact lens

A new Silicon Valley startup is trying to build the “world’s first true smart contact lens,” putting a screen right against your eye that can enhance your vision of the world. The startup, Mojo Vision, showed off a very early prototype in meetings at CES last week and is now ready to start talking about the product’s development. Mojo Vision hopes to first create a smart contact lens that can assist people with low vision…

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Pixel 4A could feature a hole-punch display, unofficial render claims

Image: 91Mobiles / @OnLeaks The Pixel 4A could be Google’s first phone to feature a hole-punch display, new renders published by 91Mobiles claim. The unofficial renders, which are based on information provided by leaker OnLeaks, show what could be an unannounced budget version of the recently released Pixel 4, similar to the Pixel 3A that followed last year’s Pixel 3. The design appears to combine elements of both the Pixel 4 and the 3A. The…

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Could Samsung’s next Galaxy Fold phone have a glass display?

Images of what’s rumored to be Samsung’s next foldable phone. | 王奔宏 via Weibo Earlier this month we saw images of a foldable device with a clamshell design rumored to be Samsung’s next foldable phone. Now, to add a little more spice to this speculation, we ask: could this device also be using glass instead of plastic for its screen? That’s what phone leaker Ice Universe claims, tweeting today that Samsung has created “an ultra-thin glass…

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Apple’s most expensive Pro Display XDR requires a special, Apple-made cloth to clean it

Image: Apple Apple’s newest top-of-the-line display, the Pro Display XDR, is out today. And it doesn’t come cheap, starting at $4,999, with a matte “nano texture” upgrade for a mere $1,000. If you buy that nano texture upgrade, though, and you ever allow a speck of dust to grace it, don’t you dare think about cleaning it with some water and a microfiber cloth. Instead, an Apple support document says you should only clean that…

"Apple’s most expensive Pro Display XDR requires a special, Apple-made cloth to clean it"

Early 16-inch MacBook Pro complaints include speaker ‘popping’ and display ghosting

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge The new 16-inch MacBook Pro finally righted Apple’s keyboard debacle, and it’s a beast of a machine in terms of performance. But early buyers have still managed to uncover some bugs with the latest MacBook Pro — and one hardware characteristic that might put off some people. As noted by AppleInsider (and backed by this long MacRumors forum thread), owners of the 16-inch MacBook Pro are complaining…

"Early 16-inch MacBook Pro complaints include speaker ‘popping’ and display ghosting"

Google rolls out fix for the Pixel 4’s 90Hz display woes

Google’s Pixel 4 was met with some backlash when users started to figure out the phone’s display hardly seemed to stick to 90 Hz – one of the phone’s headline features. Soon after the first reports emerged, Google said it would issue an improvement for the feature. That update is rolling out now with the November security patch. As spotted by 9to5Google, the November patch release notes indicate there have been “Smooth Display improvements” for…

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Google’s own code may explain why the Pixel 4’s Smooth Display isn’t always as smooth as you’d like

Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google apparently won’t let Google Maps, Pokemon Go, Waze, and WeChat use the Pixel 4’s “Smooth Display” feature to run at 90Hz, according to an explicit blacklist that XDA Developers’ Mishaal Rahman and 9to5Google found in apparent source code for the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL. We haven’t yet been able to test ourselves if these apps are unable to run at 90Hz, but Android Police…

"Google’s own code may explain why the Pixel 4’s Smooth Display isn’t always as smooth as you’d like"

Luna Display turns your Mac into a secondary display for your other Mac

Luna Display, the solution that lets you use an iPad as a secondary display for your Mac, now works Mac to Mac. Announcing the new functionality in a blog post, Luna Display says that the feature works between any combination of iMacs, Mac minis, and MacBooks running on macOS 10.8 Mountain Lion or later. In a tweet, Luna Display CEO Matt Ronge said that the functionality was a direct response to being “sherlocked” by Apple’s…

"Luna Display turns your Mac into a secondary display for your other Mac"