Tag Archives: Display

Apple monitor with integrated GPU still in the works

Apple officially announced that the Thunderbolt Display was dead yesterday. The display was never updated since 2011 and didn’t adopt the new technology and design of newer iMacs, specifically the Thunderbolt Display was still capped at a 2560×1440 non-retina resolution that sported a MagSafe 1 connector. It was no surprise that Apple discontinued the…

Sharp may become the third OLED manufacturer for a future iPhone

Nikkei reports that Sharp will be creating OLED displays for smartphones ‘before 2018.’ Currently, Samsung and LG dominant the OLED display market being the two largest manufacturers of the display. While the 2016 ‘iPhone 7’ isn’t reported to have an OLED display, having a date of ‘before 2018’ gives hope as the iPhone is said to shift to OLED displays in…

Sharp to begin mass production on OLED displays

To no surprise, Sharp is planning to build out multiple supply lines to start creating OLED displays. Recently purchased by Foxconn, the company plans on building OLED displays for future iPhones (via DigiTimes). Sharp will set up one 4.5G and two 6G AMOLED production lines with monthly capacity of 13,000, 11,500 and 34,500 glass substrates respectively,…

iPhone with 5.8-inch OLED display coming in 2017 or 2018

Obtained by The Motley Fool, Apple is currently working on a iPhone larger than the current 5.5-inch iPhone 6s Plus. At a massive 5.8-inch display, the new iPhone is said to launch “in 2018 or even earlier in 2017,” and will include an OLED display. Which brings it up to speed with other rumors stating that Apple will be moving over to an OLED display…

Apple to launch new broken iPhone upgrade program

According to a report by Mark Gurman from 9to5Mac, Apple is preparing to launch a new iPhone trade-in program that will allow customers to turn in their iPhones with damaged screens, cameras, or buttons. The current Apple iPhone recycling program allows the customer to trade-in their current mint condition iPhone and put the credit towards the…

More claimed iPhone 7 components leaked

Alleged photos of iPhone 7 components have leaked, according to Taiwanese site Apple Club. The photos appear to be showing off the backlight of the iPhone 7. With the inclusion of the 3D Touch chip, we can safely rule out the iPhone 6c as Apple is planning to keep 3D Touch on its flagship devices. In 2014, Apple Club leaked the protruding camera lens…

Apple applies for patent to extend Apple Watch display into bands

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has published an Apple patent today that incorporates the display into woven and fabric. The patent description is a little vague but essentially describes using bands for the Apple Watch as a display. A woven fabric includes light transmissive fibers woven into the fabric to provide a visual display. The fabric may…

WSJ: Sapphire display exclusive to “high-end” models of iPhone 6

  When rumors first began swirling about sapphire glass displays on the iPhone 6, some reported that all new models would feature the material, while others said only certain models would, with some reports even saying Apple scraped the plan altogether. Today, The Wall Street Journal believes they know what’s going on, as a report released…