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Some Beautiful Nerd Built a Motorised, Rotating Monitor Stand to Save His Neck

Ultra-wide monitors are great for watching movies, viewing photos, or playing video games, but terrible for reading web pages and long documents. That’s why many of them can be rotated—but why waste all that energy turning a screen when you can build an impossibly nerdy, over-engineered monitor stand to do it for you? Read More >>

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You’ll Need an Extra Pair of Eyes for LG’s Massive New Monitors

You can splash out for a Pascal-powered Nvidia GTX 1080 all you want, but if you haven't got a decent monitor to go with it, all that pixel-pushing power is going to waste. LG's rolling start to its IFA 2016 showcase kicks off with a duo of new monitors, each ticking what are likely to be expensive boxes for demanding gamers. Read More >>

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Philips 43-inch 4K UHD Monitor is More Screen Than Your Computer Will Ever Need

The bigger the display, the more likely you'll see the benefits afforded by a 4K resolution's extra pixel count. But it's a rule that's usually attributed to TV sets, sat halfway across the living room, than right up close to a computer monitor. How anyone will be able to use Philips' new 43-inch 4K UHD monitor without their brain exploding is beyond me. Read More >>

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Go and Sell Your Kidneys, Dell Has a 4K 30-Inch OLED Display

2016 might be the year of VR headsets and all, but some people still enjoy looking at regular screens. And the 30-inch, pro-level 4K OLED display Dell just announced looks like one hell of an upgrade. Read More >>

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HP’s New Envy Curved All-in-One PC is Pixel-Packed, Pretty and Pricey

With its super-affordable Stream laptops pretty much sewing up the student-budget-netbook end of the market, HP's premium Envy Curved All-in-One must be looking to balance the books, coming in with a whopping price tag to match its extravagant stylings. Read More >>

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The Best Gaming Monitor? One Week Living With the Acer XB280HK 4K G-Sync Monitor

If you're looking for the best gaming monitor, a 4K display is now a must-have. While 4K TV struggles ("Bask in the glory of House of Cards and Daredevil in Netflix 4K and...and...?", the world all too painfully aware that even two years after the screen technology came to prominence, there's still naff-all TV or movie content taking advantage of it), it's another story entirely on PC. Console players may wet themselves over anything that can manage to hit 1080p resolutions at 60fps, but PC players are boldly going where few have before, pushing rigs to the limits of their 4K potential. If you're looking for the very best gaming monitor, you're going to want to have that 4K spec-sheet box ticked. Read More >>

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LG 34UC97 Curved LED Monitor Review: More Screen Than Your Desk Can Handle

1080p is so yesterday. More and more, 1440p and higher-resolution monitors are starting to become the norm, especially at larger screen sizes. There’s no doubt that 4K is the future, but it requires a fair bit of graphical power for smooth frame rates. Read More >>

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One Week Living With LG’s Curved Ultrawide 21:9 Monitor

An IMAX screen...for your desk? That's the promise of the latest wave of massive, curved, ultrawide ever-so-slightly-obnoxious-but-we-love-you monitors that PC peripheral makers are pushing. I've been playing with LG's 34UC97 for the last week-and-a-bit (damn you MWC, pulling me away from this beautiful, staggeringly expensive thing), and thought I'd share some of the points I've noticed that those considering shelling out for a similar monitor may want to be aware of. Read More >>

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A New Video Standard Will Allow 8K Laptop Screens

If you think your 4K laptop drips with graphical power, remember that all things are relative – and a new video standard will allow laptops to make use of 8K screens. Read More >>

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Samsung’s Curved SE790C Ultra-Widescreen Monitor Looks Ripped Straight out of Star Trek

So, we can't all have a space-faring set-up fit for the Millenium Falcon in our spare rooms, but that's not to say our computers can't have a taste of Star Trek chic to them. Samsung's new SE790C curved ultra-widescreen monitor just needs a touch of lens flare and it'd look fit for the bridge of J.J. Abrams' USS Enterprise. Read More >>

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The Surprising Reason Computer Screens Aren’t Green-on-Black Anymore

In the early days of personal computing (think MS Dos early) text was often white or green on a black screen. That didn't last long, of course, but there's a little-known reason that those shadowy screens weren't ideal for users. And it has to do with your poor eyesight. Read More >>

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Dell’s 27-Inch 5K Monitor is Like Filet Mignon for Your Eyeballs

For those who like to really spoil their eyes, Dell's new 27-inch monitor services them a whopping resolution of 5120×2880. That works out to 14.7 million pixels in total, and 218 PPI. That's just a hair shy of the 15-inch MacBook Pro's 220 PPI, on a display that's nearly twice the diagonal length. Wowza. Read More >>

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Samsung’s First UHD Monitor Comes With a Free Copy of Watch Dogs

Got a meaty graphics card yearning to push more pixels to a 4K screen? Samsung's just popped its 28-inch, 3840 x 2160 UD590 UHD monitor up for pre-order, sweetening the deal with a free copy of Watch Dogs for anyone that snaps one up before 31st July. Read More >>

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LG’s 34UM95 UltraWide Monitor Lets You Stretch Your Creative Muscles to Their Full Potential

Contrary to the popular saying, size does matter. And we’re not just talking about tacking on an extra couple of inches here and there: when it comes to computer monitors, 3D modellers and 2D editors need the width to match their workload too. Weighing in at 34-inches and with a 21:9 ratio, LG’s 34UM95 UltraWide monitor is a frustration-free centrepiece to your workstation. Read More >>

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Moov Might be the Most Advanced Fitness Wearable Yet

As you may have noticed, there are a million activity trackers out there right now. Most of them are glorified pedometers. The upper tier add altimeters, heart rate monitors, and sleep-tracking to the equation. But what if you don't just want to be reminded to work out: you want to work out better, safer, and more efficiently? Moov might just be the AI coach you've been hoping for. Read More >>