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Dell's new S2330MX Ultra Slim monitor might do for your current LCD what your first LCD did for your CRT monitor: make it look fat by comparison. That's because the S2330MX is Dell's slimmest monitor yet with a profile that measures a scant 0.3 inches, which is thinner than many smartphones. Let that last bit sink in for a moment. Dell actually... Read more...
Outside of wireless power, having a display that can actually recycle energy might be the other holy grail of consumer electronics energy. Now, researchers from UCLA have created a new technology that may bring this dream into reality. The new technology uses photovoltaic polarizers in order to turn ordinary LCDs into... Read more...
It's got to be hard being a company like Lenovo. Pumping out notebooks, laptops, desktops, and even monitors. Lots to keep track of, and lots of people to impress. Sounds like a modern-day celebrity, but in fact it's a technology company. In a bid to toss a bone in the direction of Lenovo's lucrative business partners, the company has just... Read more...
Readers may recall rumors of a double-pixel density iPad from earlier in the year. According to the Korea Times, Apple may indeed be testing new hi-res displays. The Times claims that the iPad 3 will feature a Samsung or LG LCD display with 2,048 x 1,536 resolution, which would quadruple the number of pixels in the iPad 2, and that Apple... Read more...
NextComputing has a thing for producing some pretty outlandish desktops. Most of them are built for field use. We're talking seriously rugged machines, designed for serious, serious workloads and unthinkable environments. But there's always been one major problem: power. You still needed whatever your destination was set for to have a power... Read more...
Looking for a new LCD? How about one you can reach out and touch? AOC's got a new one headed your way, with the e2239FwT 1080p HD monitor being the latest on the block. It's a touchscreen, 22" monitor with a piano black bezel and a fairly respectable price tag. It's just $299, and is shipping now at TigerDirect CompUSA and Amazon. As for specs?... Read more...
Let's face it: HDTVs just aren't as white-hot as they used to be. And moreover, those who wanted an HDTV, have probably purchased one by now. Of course, the 3D craze is in full swing, but are sales really proving that people are flocking to replace their 2D 1080p set with one that supports 3D? Sharp, along with loads... Read more...
Nothing like a notebook update to get your gears turning when considering an upgrade. Maingear has just announced a fairly major update to their notebook line, and of course, it has to do with NVIDIA's newest GPU selection. The Alt-15, eX-L 15, eX-L 17 and Titan 17 notebooks can now be ordered with GeForce GTX 560M... Read more...
Companies have been pushing out new consumer notebooks at a rapid-fire pace these days, and it's about time another market got a few new ones as well. Dell has just busted out a new line of rugged computing solutions, with an aim to please law enforcement and military customers first and foremost. Along with new... Read more...
Like it or not, 3D has sunk its teeth into the industry, and it's not going anywhere soon. RealD and Samsung are the latest to link up surrounding 3D; the companies have just announced a license agreement for full resolution 3D panels to be used in PC and TV monitors. You may know RealD from those 3D flicks you've seen in the cinema, and Samsung...well,... Read more...
LCDs are nice and all, but are they the future? Probably not. Sony is pushing towards a future filled with glasses-free 3D, and one that's flexible. At the SID Display Week conference this week in California, the company revealed a new flexible color e-paper display, which is one of the thinnest (and largest, by screen size) flexible displays... Read more...
Earlier in the month, HP announced a number of new business and consumer notebooks. Now, it's time for the company's desktop line to get a bump of their own. This evening, HP has revealed a newly refreshed line of desktop PCs, including redesigned Pavilion consumer desktops that have seriously stepped up in the style department. These machines... Read more...
There's no question that pixel density is one of the hot new things. Ever since Apple introduced the Retina Display on the iPhone 4, companies have been pushing the pixel envelope, so to speak. In general, the more pixels you fit onto a space, the higher the pixel density. Too high, and fonts are hard to read, but images and multi-media appear... Read more...
Another day, another new monitor. But this one's no ordinary LCD. Acer's new 27" HN274H is the first 27" 3D monitor to support HDMI (dual-link) 3D, bringing a new level of sterescopic support. It's equipped with a 1920x1080 resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, a 2ms response time, and a built-in IR emitter. That last bit means that you can connect... Read more...
Another week, another new monitor, and this time it's coming from Acer. The company's new DX241H isn't just your grandma's monitor, though -- it's a "Web Surf Station." What's that mean? It means that this is the first monitor that'll let you surf the web and enjoy multi-media without the need of a computer. It's a... Read more...
When we heard Asus was coming out with a P-IPS display, we were a bit taken aback at the thought of Asus getting into the high end monitor game. But as the old cliche goes, there's a first time for everything, and the PA246Q ProArt 24-inch LCD monitor is Asus' first foray into the professional display market. Every other monitor Asus has come... Read more...
When we heard Asus was coming out with a P-IPS display, we were a bit taken aback at the thought of Asus getting into the high end monitor game. But as the old cliche goes, there's a first time for everything, and the PA246Q ProArt 24-inch LCD monitor is Asus' first foray into the professional display market. Every other monitor Asus... Read more...
As far as displays go, this is about as cutting-edge as we've seen in recent memory. Display wars have transitioned from slimness to far more subtle things; things like screen resolution, pixel density, and transparency are coming into play. There are even flexible displays, so that curved surfaces could one day be used as televisions within... Read more...
Remember Chumby? Of course! These guys are back with a new platform and device, and while it doesn't look too different than the Chumby displays that we have seen in the past, the new Chumby 8 is both bigger and "better." This new one has an 8" LCD touch panel, complete with over 1500 free applications and a personalized stream of your favorite... Read more...
The onslaught of mobile monitors has calmed somewhat of late, but there's still a very real market for them and still lots of demand. While Mimo made a name for themselves by creating a stockpile of 7" and 10" USB monitors for those needing just a little more screen real estate on their laptops, Toshiba has just introduced one that's even... Read more...
Is this the start of a wild and unforeseen trend? Things in the television world tend to follow a pretty distinct path; when one company began to phase out CRT tube displays, it didn't take long before others did the same. Before long, LCDs were not only all of the rage, but the only option on store shelves. Same with... Read more...
Over the years, we've seen some pretty unusual notebook designs. There have been large ones, small ones and ones with tilting/swiveling screens. A few have even shipped with two LCDs, and Lenovo even created one with a slide-out LCD. But by and large, the general notebook design has remained constant over the years. Is it time for a major... Read more...
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