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Pixel Battery Saver turns off pixels to save power

There are times when we all want more life from the battery in our smartphone or tablet. An app called Pixel Battery Saver claims to be able to turn off pixels on your screen to reduce power consumption and make your battery last longer by overlaying a black mesh on the screen. The developer of the app says that some AMOLED screens on smartphones don’t work with the app, so your mileage may vary.

Kyocera Brigadier videos show how crazy tough it is

The cat is out of the bag and Kyocera indeed has in its repository the world's first non-luxury wallet-friendly sapphire glass toting smartphone. And just to show what it means when it says "tough", Kyocera has pushed two new YouTube videos that summarize the Brigadier's key rugged features as well as demonstrate the excruciatingly painful things you can do to this smartphone.

Second Screen app allows more control casting your device’s display

Second Screen is a powerhouse app created by XDA senior member farmerbb initially to “correct” Google’s selectivity in allowing which kind of devices are able to cast their displays to a bigger screen using Chromecast, but has ended up as a powerful little tool that allows you to control the way your device’s screen is cast onto a bigger screen via any casting tool.

Galaxy S5 ad mocks Apple’s rumoured bigger iPhone screen

In continuing with its tradition of pulling no punches when mocking its competition, Samsung’s newly-released ad for their Galaxy S5 has once again chosen rival Apple to receive its barbs. The ad entitled “Screen Envy” pokes fun at the rumoured bigger screen of the upcoming new iPhone, and saying that Samsung users have had their bigger screen devices for the past two years.

JDI reveals power-effecient 10.1-inch 4K2K LCD module

The age of Ultra HD displays will soon be descending upon our mobile devices and Japan Display Inc., also known as JDI, wants to be at the forefront of that change. It has just announced a new 10.-inch LCD module for tablets that not only boasts of 4K2K resolutions but also of low power consumption.

AUO Corp mass produces 6-inch WQHD displays

Aside from an eye towards 64-bit processors, the smartphone hardware competition is slowly converging towards a new baseline when it comes to displays. And AUO, or AU Optronics Corp, says that it is at the forefront of that race by being one of the first, if not the few, to mass produce WQHD LCD's squeezed into 6-inch screens.
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