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We have a confession to make (well, several actually, but all the rest date back to our college days, and some secrets are best left untold). Reviewing monitors isn't as fun as it once was. It's not that we've grown jaded over the years, but plain and simple, the monitor market has become stale, lacking the kind of 'gee-whiz' innovations that... Read more...
When we posted our look at Windows 8.1 earlier this month, we covered a lot that was new to the OS, and admittedly, there was a lot more packed in than we originally anticipated. Despite that, we still managed to miss a couple of major DPI improvements that were added to the update, and for those sporting 4K... Read more...
Ask any person who owns a dual-monitor setup and they'll all tell you they couldn't fathom going back to a single display. Maybe you're one of those people, and if so, you know exactly the feeling we're talking about. But what if you could enjoy all the benefits of a dual-monitor configuration from a single monitor? Would you be game to reclaiming... Read more...
Ask any person who owns a dual-monitor setup and they'll all tell you they couldn't fathom going back to a single display. Maybe you're one of those people, and if so, you know exactly the feeling we're talking about. But what if you could enjoy all the benefits of a dual-monitor configuration from a single monitor? Would you be game to reclaiming... Read more...
Samsung today announced the availability of its Curved OLED TV at an event held in Seoul, South Korea. One of the major upsides to using a curved panel is that viewers will be able to enjoy "true-to-life" pictures no matter what their viewing angle or vantage point, Samsung says. It also features a "Multi View"... Read more...
There hasn't been a whole of innovation in recent years when it comes to large screen monitors in the neighborhood of 30 inches. That's about to change. For one, 4K Ultra HD resolution is attempting to gain a foothold in the mainstream market, though it will still be some time before we see a deluge of affordable 4K... Read more...
Remember than 1366x768 was "good enough," even for flagship notebooks? No longer, and we couldn't be more pleased about the raised expectations. Consumers far and wide are growing used to seeing high-res panels, with "Retina-level" quality becoming more of the norm and less of the exception. Toshiba's Kirabook is one... Read more...
LG Display, a division of LG Electronics, is getting ready to offer up a glimpse of its future TV, mobile, and other products at the Society for Information Display's (SID) Display Week 2013 convention. Among the products LG plans to demo is a 5-inch plastic OLED panel that's flexible and nearly "unbreakable" (nothing is truly indestructible,... Read more...
LG Electronics has begun accepting pre-orders for its 55-inch Curved OLED TV (Model 55EA9800) in South Korea and will start shipping them out next month, the electronics maker announced on Monday. Those hoping to score LG's curved television will have to pony up 15 million South Korean Won (KWR), or about $13,560 USD. "Our Curved OLED TV is... Read more...
Here's a friendly reminder that today is the last day to file your individual tax returns (Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ) unless you're requesting an extension, in which case you still have six more months. Either way, if you're looking to splurge on a display with your anticipated tax refund, AOC hopes you'll be tempted by its new Q2963PM monitor... Read more...
HP Labs in Palo Alto, California is currently working on a new type of three-dimensional display technology that is capable of displaying hologram-like images and videos using a modified LCD. The technology could make it possible for phones, laptops, tablets, and other mobile devices to display hologram-like still... Read more...
Cash strapped Sharp in November of last year said it was taking "drastic" measures to cope with a "worse than expected drop" in LCD TV sales, which contributed to a full-year net loss forecast of $5.6 billion. Part of Sharp's plan included a structural reorganization, but there were also reports the company was... Read more...
The introduction of a new iPad mini model is a foregone conclusion, but what we don't know is what upgrades Apple will make to its second generation 7.9-inch tablet. Will it have a Retina display, or is Apple saving that upgrade for a third generation model? We won't know for sure until Apple officially introduces the... Read more...
Acer is now offering its H6 Series of LED-backlit monitors. These new monitors feature zero frame construction and come in two sizes: 21.5-inch (H226HQL) and 23-inch (H236HL).  Both of the new models are full 1080p HD IPS panels that support viewing angles up to 178 degrees. The monitors can tilt from -5 to... Read more...
Boy, it must be nice to live like a 1 percenter (speaking about the wealthy, not the outlaw motorcycle club), but even the filthy rich practice prudence every once in awhile. And when it comes to LG Electronics' ginormous 84-inch Ultra HD 4K television, I can share with you 22,000 reasons why not to buy it. Yes, the TV that's wider than a... Read more...
If you want the full touch experience of Windows 8 without investing in a brand new PC, Lenovo's ThinkVision LT1423p Touch Mobile Monitor might be the solution you're looking for. The LT1423p is a 13.3-inch display with a 10-point multi-touch Gorilla Glass screen featuring an anti-reflection and anti-fingerprint... Read more...
Display makers have been working to march consumers into the OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) Promised Land for several years now, and it looks like LG Electronics is finally ready to kick things off. The Korean electronics company has begun accepting pre-orders for its "eagerly-awaited" 55-inch OLED TV set... Read more...
Mitsubishi may have wound down its production of laser-based rear-projection television, but lasers are clearly too stylish to leave the display industry completely. LG has just let slip a new Hecto laser TV projector, which is set to make its official debut in just days at CES 2013. Reportedly, the rectangular black box will be able to produce... Read more...
Perhaps Samsung's Galaxy S IV or V will sport a display that can bend over backwards without breaking or shattering into a million pieces. Such devices are coming, maybe sooner than you think. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next month, Samsung will kick things off by demonstrating a flexible... Read more...
Some of us do it in the dark, others do it with the lights on. Heck, I've even done it in public, more than once. Yes, at some point or another, we all drop our smartphones (what did you think I was talking about?, and it's a little surprising it doesn't happen more often when you think about the number of times it... Read more...
These days, it seems like tablet and panel makers are doing everything they can to be the best at being small. But Sharp, the company responsible for a 90" HDTV, has other plans. The LL-S201A "BIG PAD" was just revealed, and it's a 20" LCD-backlit screen that can handle ten-point multi-touch input, and ships with a stylus that measures 2mm... Read more...
Like many electronic devices, the majority of today's smartphones aren't made to survive abuse. With new display technologies that are currently in development however, smartphones of the future may be more durable. These new display technologies enable flexible displays that can be rolled, dropped, squished, and... Read more...
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