color filter

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In iOS, go to settings, accessibility, display accommodations, color filters, and then select grayscale. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, "How to detox from your smartphone with these apps and gadgets," 29 Nov. 2018 The video was shot by Susie Prentiss and Jeff Barthold but edited by Shovel with Rose applying color filters to the footage. Ed Masley, azcentral, "10 Songs you need to hear right now: Janelle Monae, Red Tank!, Drake, Kali Uchis, Cardi B, Shovel," 13 Apr. 2018 In LG’s OLED TVs, each pixel is a white OLED point of light made out of three colored layers, but color filters actually create the red, green, and blue subpixels. Samuel Axon, Ars Technica, "LG’s OLED phone screens are bad, but its TVs are top-notch," 26 Nov. 2017 CAMERA New color filters produce truer and richer colors without looking fake, while a new flash technique tries to light the foreground and background more evenly. Washington Post, "Review: Glitzy iPhone X aside, the iPhone 8 is fine for most," 19 Sep. 2017

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1891, in the meaning defined above

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