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HP has announced a number of new 4K displays with support for USB-C. (Photo: HP EliteDisplay S270n)

HP announces 4K displays with USB-C and thin bezels

HP has announced a number of new EliteDisplay monitors with 4K IPS panels and support for USB-C. The displays will launch in sizes of 27, 32 and 43 inches.
CES 2018: Our impressions of the biggest show of the year

CES 2018: Our impressions of the biggest show of the year

CES 2018 has come and gone, and we have witnessed OEMs showcasing the best of their innovations. While we had some noteworthy announcements that will shape the tech industry for years to come, there were also a lot of me-too products on display as well. We recap the event to look at some of the products that were show-stoppers and discuss what they may indicate for the overall tech landscape this year.
No more new OLED laptops: LCD technology continued to dominate the market

CES 2018 | No more OLED laptops: LCD technology continues to dominate the market

There were many new laptops at CES. Not a part of any new announcement: Laptops with OLED displays. It seems that most manufacturers will instead continue to stick with IPS LCDs – a situation that can by explained with multiple re...
Asus ROG Strix Flare mechanical gaming keyboard. (Source: Asus)

CES 2018 | Asus ROG Strix Flare is a mechanical keyboard with flair, and the Asus Bezel-Free Kit makes multi-monitor seamless

With the ROG Strix Flare, Asus has added on-board programmability and moved some of the media control keys to improve reachability. Their Bezel-Free Kit is in the concept stage, but uses optical tricks to hide the bezels in multi-...
Image: Liliputing

CES 2018 | The eOneBook is an expensive dual-E ink display device that can only be used to read one manga

Do you have $300 burning a hole in your pocket and really like the manga Fist of the North Star? The eOneBook by Progress Technologies may be the device for you. Featuring two E ink displays that fold out like a book, the device c...
HP Omen X 65 Big Format Gaming Display. (Source: HP)

CES 2018 | HP introduces Omen Game Streaming service to create your own Geforce Now style server, and the 65-inch Omen X 65 display

HP announces the 65-inch 120 Hz Omen X Big Format Gaming Display with G-sync, and the Omen Game Streaming service that is similar to Steam in-home streaming but can stream to remote locations over the internet.
Dell S2419HM and S2719DM monitors. (Source: Dell)

CES 2018 | Dell's new 24- and 27-inch monitors are claimed to be the brightest ultra-thin monitors available

Dell's new ultrathin monitors combat bright home and office setups with up to 600 nit brightness, while also being well suited to multi-monitor setups thanks to their InfinityEdge bezels.
The module-based MicroLED TVs can have 8K or even higher resolutions. (Source: Samsung)

CES 2018 | Samsung's modular MicroLED TVs expected to be better than OLEDs

To compensate for the lackluster QLED experience from 2017, Samsung is betting now on the MicroLED technology that seems to be better than the current OLED solutions form LG. The Samsung First Look panel at CES 2018 showcased a 14...
Asus is among the first OEMs to offer a BFGD, announcing the ROG Swift PG65. (Source: Asus)

CES 2018 | Nvidia presents 65-inch 4K @120Hz G-Sync HDR gaming display

The Big Format Gaming Display initiative from Nvidia brings the G-Sync technology to large TV screens with diagonals of at least 65-inch. These large screens are also HDR compliant and come standard with a [email protected] HZ resolution, bu...
The new Thunderbolt 3 controller comes with support for DisplayPort 1.4. (Source: Intel)

Intel's new 'Titan Ridge' Thunderbolt 3 controller brings support for DisplayPort 1.4

Intel has announced upgraded Thunderbolt 3 controllers belonging to the JHL7x40 series, codenamed 'Titan Ridge'. The new controllers retain the 40 Gbps bandwidth and add support for the DisplayPort 1.4 specification.
The 88-inch 8K display was announced ahead of CES 2018, but a unit should also be showcased at the Las Vegas event. (Source: LG)

LG presents world's first 88-inch 8K OLED display

Even though the market is not yet ready for the 8K standard , LG breaks the ice releasing the first 8K OLED display with an impressive 88-inch diagonal and astounding brightness.
Lenovo ThinkVision P32u. (Source: Lenovo)

CES 2018 | Two new Lenovo ThinkVision monitors: The ridiculously thin X24, and the highly color-accurate P32u

Lenovo has announced two new ThinkVision monitors. One is a sleek looking FullHD monitor with a slim body and thin bezels, while the other runs at 4K, boasts a higher degree of color accuracy, and supports a wider range of movemen...
Samsung CJ791 QLED curved monitor with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity (Source: Samsung Newsroom)

CES 2018 | Samsung unveils CJ791 curved monitor with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity

The Samsung CJ791 QLED curved monitor has a 4 ms response time and can provide up to 85 W of laptop charging power via the Thunderbolt 3 interface included, which can also provide up to 40 Gbps transfer rate when connected to vari...
Why Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) is such a headache

Why Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) is such a headache

We often make a big deal about low-frequency Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) in our detailed reviews of displays, but why is it such a negative? This articles takes a detailed look into Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) as a technology and why certain PWM frequencies can be harmful to people.
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Each tier has its own distinct logo. (Source: VESA)

VESA introduces three-tier DisplayHDR open standard for LCD screens

The new DisplayHDR certificate aims at a more clear classification for HDR-grade LCD displays. It includes three tiers that have distinct logos and are differentiated according to luminance, color gamut, bit depth and rise time. C...
The Onyx Boox Max 2 Pro is a quad-core E-Ink tablet coming this month for $800

The Onyx Boox Max 2 Pro is a quad-core E-Ink tablet coming this month for $800

The Onyx Boox Max 2 Pro is a powerful (if expensive) eReader tablet with a huge 13.3-inch hi-res E-Ink display. The reader boasts a quad-core processor, a full version of Android 6.0, and a highly responsive E-Ink display, but the...
Monitor color profiles in Windows 10

How to correctly install and assign monitor color profiles in Windows 10

Windows is often a bit stubborn when it comes to configuring monitor color profiles. Some pitfalls are buried deep inside the system preferences. Here, we discuss screen profiles in general, guide users through the setup and we offer some useful tips for problem solving, some of which may even be interesting for advanced users.
HDMI 2.1 will be enabled through Ultra High Speed HDMI cables that have a 48 Gbps throughput. (Source: HDMI Forum)

Final HDMI 2.1 specifications released with 8K, 10K and dynamic HDR support

Other new features include enhanced audio return channel, variable refresh rate, quick media switching, quick frame transport, auto low latency mode, and display stream compression (DSC). The 2.1 standard actually allows [email protected] ...
The micro-LEDs are less than 100 micrometers wide. (Source: ZDNet Korea)

150-inch micro-LED TVs to be demoed by Samsung at CES 2018

Samsung claims the micro-LEDs are better than OLEDs when it comes to larger screen TVs. The microscopic LEDs would solve the burn-in problems that come with the OLED displays, and would allow for larger screen sizes at a fraction ...
MSI Optix AG32R Freesync Monitor. (Source: MSI)

Curved 32-inch 165 Hz Freesync gaming monitor with 1 ms response time from MSI

MSI have released their new Optix AG32C, with high-end features and AMD Freesync technology for reduced screen tearing.
The XG2530 e-sports monitor comes with 240 Hz refresh rate. (Source: ViewSonic)

ViewSonic unveils new XG gaming monitors, interactive displays and e-posters

Celebrating 30 years of existence, ViewSonic reveled a host of new products including gaming monitors, interactive 4K 75-inch flat panels, and e-posters.
The CHG90 gaming monitor is the world's first to integrate a 32:9 screen ratio display. (Source: Samsung)

Samsung outs 49-inch 32:9 super ultrawide QLED gaming monitor

The CHG90 boasts an impressive 32:9 ratio screen with 3840 x 1080 resolution. The QLED panel handles HDR content and provides blacks almost as deep as the ones found with the more expensive OLEDs. The curvature of the screen allow...
Asus ZenScreen MB16AC (15.6, FHD, IPS) Monitor Review

Asus ZenScreen MB16AC (15.6, FHD, IPS) Monitor Review

Portable USB monitor. No recharging, one cable, light and slim. Asus' portable monitor is neither matte nor particularly bright. Although the poor color space will deter professionals, the very high contrast will certainly appeal to everyone.
The AOC AG322QCX is an 1800R curved panel. (Source: AOC)

AOC unveils the AGON QHD curved gaming monitor with support for AMD FreeSync

AOC has announced the launch of the AG322QCX — a curved 32-inch QHD gaming monitor with support for AMD FreeSync. The AG322QCX targets the enthusiast gamer segment and features technologies that reduce eye fatigue.
The MX38VC sports an ultra-wide, edge-less display and a stunning base. (Source: eTeknix)

IFA 2017 | ASUS introduces a new pair of Designo Curve monitors

The 31-inch MX32VQ and 37-inch MX38VC both feature an award-winning design and a Qi-compatible wireless charging base. The former sports a 2560 x 1440 resolution, while the latter has an ultrawide 3840 x 1600 display. The MX32VQ i...
Acer Cestus 500 gaming mouse. (Source: Acer)

IFA 2017 | Acer's new peripherals: Predator x35 monitor, Predator Galea 500 headset, and Predator Cestus 500 mouse

Along with their flagship gaming desktop, Acer announced a 35-inch HDR ultra wide curved gaming monitor using quantum dot technology, a gaming headset with directional sound, and a gaming mouse that features a hardware button to c...
The new 34-inch Alienware gaming monitor. (Source: Dell)

PAX West | Dell announces two Alienware 34-inch gaming monitors

Dell announced two Alienware 34-inch gaming monitors today, with one available immediately and one coming later this year. These will be sold alongside the first Alienware monitor, a 25-inch model from a few months ago. Both new m...
The line-up of Samsung's new professional monitors. (Source: Samsung)

Three new professional class monitors from Samsung

Three new professional monitors from Samsung have been revealed at IFA 2017. Samsung is hoping that business users will appreciate the visual clarity and extra screen real estate of the large panel, high-resolution displays.
Design of the Agon 3 series. (Source: AOC)

AOC announces two new monitors in Agon 3 series with 0.5 ms response time

AOC is bringing a G-Sync monitor and a FreeSync 2 monitor to their Agon 3 series which both feature curved panels, high refresh rate up to 165 Hz, and response times as low as 0.5 ms. These 27-inch 1440p monitors are expected in Q...
Philips Brilliance 328P6VJEB 32" 4K Monitor Review

Philips Brilliance 328P6VJEB 32" 4K Monitor Review

VA, UHD, 4K, MultiView With many abbreviations, the 32-inch display from Philips tries to win customers and has to prove itself in our test. With its large surface, UHD resolution, and cheap price, it has several pros. In this article we will find out how well it performs in terms of image quality, power consumption, and temperature development.
The custom 28” 4K LCD 1ms TN panel is capable of 480Hz only in 1080p. (Source: Blur Busters)

Monitors with 480 Hz refresh rates are almost here

Blur Busters confirm that the 28” 4K LCD 1ms TN panel is able to achieve near-CRT clarity, thanks to a technology similar to strobeless LightBoost. The prototype is capable of 480 Hz only in 1080p for now.
A comparison between the Surface Pro 4 and a faulty Surface Pro 2017 showing the excessive backlight bleed on the latter. (Source: Surface Guy)

Complaints growing regarding excessive backlight bleed on Surface Pro 2017

Microsoft uses their line of Surface devices to help set an example for OEMs; however, their quality control appears to have slipped a bit as over 200 users have claimed on the Microsoft forums that their devices are showing exces...
Mi TV 4A

You can get a 32" Xiaomi Smart TV for $163

Xiaomi has announced the launch of their new 32" budget Smart TV, the Mi TV 4A. Quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of storage, $163.
Users running desktop apps traditionally had to sign out and sign back in to apply new DPI settings. (Source: Liliiputing)

Enhanced DPI scaling coming to Windows 10 in the Fall Creators Update

The latest Insider preview build of Windows 10 now gives desktop apps the ability to retrieve DPI/display scaling information from Windows without the need to log off the entire session and log back in.
LG shows a potential application for its 77-inch flexible OLED as a smart desk. (Source: LG Display)

LG bends the limits of display technology

LG has announced a massive 77-inch OLED display that is both flexible and transparent. While this giant panel probably won't find its way into home theaters any time soon, its technical and professional applications are intriguing...
StarTech's Thunderbolt 3 dual display adapters now compatible with Apple and Windows laptops

StarTech's Thunderbolt 3 dual display adapters now compatible with Apple and Windows laptops

The Thunderbolt 3 product line has been expanded to include dual display adapters with 4K and 60Hz functionalities, compatible with the latest Windows and Mac laptops.
The MB16AC ZenScreen can detect orientation of the display and rotate it accordingly. (Source: Tech Radar)

The Asus ZenScreen is a USB-powered 15.6-inch monitor you can take with you anywhere

Asus's ZenScreen MB16AC portable USB-powered monitors go on sale today, but they seem to be in short supply.
As the Retrotube is driven by a Raspberry Pi 3, you can run Raspian, Chromium, or any other Linux distro as your base OS. (Source: Dan Michel)

Retrotube puts your Raspberry Pi inside a 1950s TV

There are many Raspberry Pi cases, but none quite so unique as the Retrotube. Taking its design cues from a 1950s TV, the handmade Retrotube sports an 8-inch 4:3 ratio LCD screen, analogue sound controls, and a lacquered wood fini...
The Aorus "Gaming Box" is less than half the size of competing external graphics docks. (Source: LaptopMag)

Aorus releases compact eGPU complete with a mini GTX 1070

Gigabyte (via subsidiary Aorus) has released a Thunderbolt 3 external graphics dock that is specifically designed around miniaturized desktop GPUs. Additionally, the US$599 dock beats the competition by coming with a GTX 1070 pre-...
The only catch (beyond owning a compatible Logitech mouse) is that the computers must be on the same wireless network. (Source: Logitech)

Logitech Flow allows you to use one mouse with up to 3 PCs simultaneously

Logitech has released its new "Flow" software as part of the Logitech Options suite. Flow allows a user to use a single compatible mouse to not only use one mouse across computers as if they were external monitors, but also copy a...
Source: Dell

COMPUTEX 2017 | Dell unveils VR-ready Inspiron 27 7000 All-in-One desktop PC

The AIO can be configured with up to a Ryzen 7 1700 CPU and up to a Radeon RX 580 for VR gaming.
Source: Dell

COMPUTEX 2017 | Dell announces Inspiron 24 5000 AIO with AMD APU and GPU options

The All-in-One features AMD APUs and an optional Radeon RX560. The 23.8-inch display can be configured with or without touch and ships with an optional articulating arm.
The X9's design has somewhat changed since it appeared as a concept on display during CES. (Source: Techradar)

COMPUTEX 2017 | Gigabyte introduces new X9 and X5 MD gaming notebooks

Gigabyte has unveiled updates to its Aorus sub-brand of premium gaming notebooks at Computex, including the monstrously powerful X9 as well as updated X5 MD and X7 DT.
Source: Asus

Asus ZenScreen MB16AC external monitor is coming in July

The portable monitor connects to a computer via USB Type-C and can offer a dual display setup on the go.
The AOC I1659FWUX portable monitor. (Source: AOC)

AOC releases a portable monitor that works with laptops

Suitable for use as a second screen, AOC's new Full HD monitor is small enough to carry alongside your laptop and only requires a single USB 3.0 port.
Dell UltraSharp U3415W Monitor Review

Dell UltraSharp U3415W Monitor Review

Wiiiiiiidescreen. Widescreen monitors are the latest trend. With a resolution of 3440x1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 21:9, Dell aims to be in the forefront with the U3415W, which attracts both, multimedia enthusiasts and office users alike. We take the opportunity and apply our extended display tests for the first time.
Asus PB287Q Monitor Review

Asus PB287Q Monitor Review

Generation 4K. Notebookcheck tries something new and reviews the high-resolution 28-inch display Asus PB287Q. Read our review to find out whether the Ultra HD model is worth its price.

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)