From CRT to LED and MDA to UXGA

Subject: Displays | January 24, 2011 - 02:29 PM |
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Ars Technica looks back at the technology that has affected users experiences the most over the years, the display.  From the old monochrome screens with your choice of black and orange, black and green or black and white, to the new displays capable of 1600x1200 and over 4 billion colours.  More than just the pixel count and response rate have changed over the years.

Source: Ars Technica

The HP HP ZR30w ... lots of monitor with not many features

Subject: Displays | January 12, 2011 - 06:19 PM |
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Hewlett-Packard's ZR30w 30" widescreen LCD has a lot of screen real estate but when it comes to features some might find it a bit lacking.  There are no analog connections whatsoever, only DisplayPort and DVI, not even HDMI.  As well as the lack of inputs, you may find the lack of any sort of OSD even more disappointing.  You have only basic controls for your brightness but nothing for colour temperature or any other variables you might wish to use.&n

A bargain on a 42"+ LCD ... from Vizio?!

Subject: Displays | December 9, 2010 - 01:16 PM |
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Gizmodo noticed a bit of a trend from reviewers of the new XVT series from Vizio, a company that does not tend to be viewed in a positive light.  However with this new series the reviewers are actually liking it, not as the perfect HDTV but as being better than average at everything, with a good price for a 42"+ HD TV.  Check it out for yourself; if you are embarrassed by the brand you could always cover it with electrical tape.

Source: Gizmodo

Dreaming of a multi-monitor Christmas?

Subject: Displays | November 26, 2010 - 11:58 AM |
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If you have on your wish list a GPU capable of multiple monitor gaming, be it EyeFinity or nVIDIA Surround and a two or three pack of monitors, you might have forgotten one wee thing will detract from your joy.  Lining up all those monitors on a desk and trying to keep them from moving or being of a slightly different height is not particularly easy; unless you pick up a multi-monitor stand.  Barring those with the skills to weld one together themselves, you might want to cons

Source: Phoronix

Now three choices to wirelessly stream HD audio and video to your TV

Subject: Displays | October 26, 2010 - 01:32 PM |
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The Warpia Wireless USB PC to TV A/V Display Adaptor is another new way to stream content to your TV wirelessly,
added to a variety of ways including one from Intel and one that major display manufacturers are developing.  There are two adaptors, one is USB for your laptop and the other sports VGA and HDMI

ASUS assembles a 3D TV kit

Subject: Displays | October 13, 2010 - 04:02 PM |
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The ASUS VG236H 120Hz LCD Monitor 3D-Vision set includes the aforementioned monitor as well as an nVIDIA 3D Vision gaming kit including your active 3D glasses and IR transmitter.  At $500 it will set you back roughly the same amount as picking up the nVIDIA 3D kit and a 23" 120MHz display separately,
this just adds some convenience to the purchase.  Benchmark reviews tried out this kit on both a single display as well as a triple display setup, powered by a

What to look for in your next monitor

Subject: Displays | September 24, 2010 - 12:55 PM |
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When LCD monitors were first replacing CRTs as the standard on computer desks everywhere the main concerns were the size of the display, its refresh rate and not much else.  Now that the technology has had time to develop shopping for an LCD can be a little daunting as there are several different technologies to choose from.  Benchmark Reviews is here to help with description of the types of LCD and what each is best suited for as well as explaining why some d

LaCie Announces Next Generation Display with P-IPS Panel

Subject: Displays | September 21, 2010 - 02:07 PM |
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LaCie today announced the latest addition to its line of professional displays, the LaCie 324i – featuring a 10-bit P-IPS LCD panel. An ideal monitor for prepress, illustration, web design, and photographic workflows, the LaCie 324i delivers uniform and accurate colors thanks to its wide gamuts and backlight stabilization.

Lifelike Clarity

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A multitouch 23" LCD from Acer

Subject: Displays | August 30, 2010 - 01:17 PM |
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The specifications look familiar a 23" 1920x1080 LCD with a 2ms response and 80,000:1 contrast ratio with VGA, DVI and HDMI
connections. What makes the Acer T231h different is the USB port that connects to your PC and allows the multi-touch interface to work, if they are using Windows 7 Ultimate, Enterprise, Professional or Home Premium, other versions of Win7 as well as XP are limited in their interface.  Check out the full review that The Inquirer provided here.

Source: The Inquirer

Adding yellow to an RGB LCD TV

Subject: Displays | August 16, 2010 - 04:25 PM |
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You've probably all seen George Takei trying to sell you the new Sharp Aquos with added yellow pixels, instead of the usual RGB array that all other TVs use.  ExtremeTech had a chance to see this $3000 52" LED TV in action as well as to check out a few of the extras the TV has, like the ability to stream certain online content through Aquos Net.  Viewing movies and TV in both SD and HD showed that this is a well crafted TV with a decent brightness and good picture quality.  When it came time to d

Source: Extremetech