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Sharp's funky new LCDs can be almost any shape, might wind up in your next car

The company is targeting use in car dashboards and instrument consoles

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Microsoft's 'smart cellophane' looks surprisingly useful (at least for academics)

Why in the world would you want to place a sheet of smart plastic over a tablet? To add an extra layer of computing, Microsoft researchers say of its FlexSense project.

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Super-size it: Google X is reportedly developing displays that combine to grow bigger

According to the Wall Street Journal, Google X is designing these displays to "plug together like Legos to create a seamless image." Sounds like another fun experiment that just might lead to a cool product.

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Samsung to offer PC gamers a 27-inch curved display

The 1080p monitor will sell for $430 when it goes on sale October 1.

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'It has to be able to fit their buttocks': Foxconn CEO mocks curved displays on phones

Foxconn is working on putting a flat 35-megapixel camera on an upcoming phone

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Forget rectangles, Sharp's high-res IGZO displays can be made in any shape

High-resolution, polygonal screens could be used in car dashboards

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Electric impulses make this device a true touchscreen

The Hamsa Touch project converts images from a screen into electrical impulses, helping users with impaired vision feel what's on a screen.

Prototype lets blind 'feel' smartphone display

Called Hamsa Touch, the project converts images from a screen into electrical impulses you can feel on your hand.

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Prepare for 'fake 4K': new standard will silently compress PC, tablet video

A new standard adopted by the VESA standards body preserves existing video connectors. possibly at the price of video quality.

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I'm OK, you're… 8K? 8K broadcasts coming in 2020

As 4K TV prices become more reasonable and content starts to trickle out, Japanese broadcaster NHK has its sights set on the next step: 8K.

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Expo Notes: Glyph is the ideal mobile personal theater for Daft Punk videos

Glyph is a set of headphones, but the bar moves down over your eyes so you can see its display.

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Curved smartphones: just a gimmick, or the next big thing?

Does a bent phone have a place in your pocket, or is it all a marketing ploy?

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Viewsonic: Monitors aren't just for PCs, but your phones, too

Viewsonic makes good on its promise to build monitors that play nice with phones and tablets, and not just PCs.

Battle of the Windows RT displays: Lumia 2520 shines but the Surface 2 stutters

Nokia's Lumia 2520 has the best screen that DisplayMate has ever tested. The Surface 2? Not so much.

on pcworld.com