Why are screens on gadgets so ******* shiny!?

Patrick Steen of Which? Convo: Do tech manufactures think we’re magpies? Phones, tablets, laptops, cameras – their screens are buffed up to shine like the sun. But when will they learn that we don’t want our own grisly reflections staring back at us?

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techie2054d ago

This is one of my bugbears.

_Q_2054d ago

Shiny screen = more visual contrast = less back light needed for the screen = less power consumption = less battery needed = lower cost to maker = lower cost to consumer = How this works. Its not rocket science.