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Samsung announces new transparent and mirror OLED displays

Samsung has introduced its first mirror and transparent OLED display panels today, which the company will be targeting at the personalized shopping market. The company will also be teaming up with Intel to make use of its Real Sense technology, in order to create displays that can also interact …

OLEDs

This Smartphone Is Made From Fairly Mined Minerals, And It’s Designed To Last Longer Than Your Contract

Since we last spoke to him, he seems to have succeeded. The Dutch company has sold 60,000 units and established a string of direct and traceable …

World Peace

The original smartwatches: Casio's history of wild wrist designs

I was struck by how many smartwatch features were around decades ago<p>Instead, a company representative tells me, the intent behind the exhibition is to lend context to Casio’s current lineup of more traditional watches. Barring a huge spike in the mid-‘90s when the G-Shock line gained popularity, …

Brand new images may have just leaked of Samsung's next big-screen phone

The Galaxy Note is Samsung's flagship "phablet" phone boasting a huge screen.<p>If the leaks are correct, the Note 5 looks like it takes several design cues from the Galaxy S6 Edge, Samsung's curved smartphone.<p>But the curved edges appear on the phone's back rather than facing the user, which could …

Phones

New Reddit chief won't reverse Ellen Pao’s ban on controversial subreddits

Reddit’s new chief executive Steve Huffman has promised to reconsider the online communities policies “from first principles” but defended many recent changes as he tries to rebuild its reputation.<p>Huffman returned to the company he co-founded last week, taking over the role from outgoing boss Ellen …