displays
How Far Can the Refresh Rate Race Go?

After getting back from CES and having a chance to think about all the fancy new gadgets, there’s one question that keeps popping back into my head: how far is the push for displays with faster refresh rates really going to go? Read More >>

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Crowd Funding Crew Claims It’s Made the World’s First IPS 240Hz 1440p Monitor

Instead of simply releasing devices and hoping that people like them, Eve relies on its community to help design its products – sourcing feedback and ideas from the company’s forums. A few years ago, Eve used this method to create the V, a Surface Pro clone with interesting specs, and now Eve is back in 2020 to announce the Spectrum, the world’s first crowd-developed monitor. Read More >>

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Dell’s Latest Pro-Grade Monitor Has a Built-in Colourimeter and Thunderbolt 3

For high-end content creators, making sure your work’s colours are on point is a never-ending battle. So to make things a bit easier, Dell has created what it says is the world’s first 27-inch 4K monitor with a built-in colourimeter and Thunderbolt 3. Read More >>

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Alienware Made the World’s First 55-inch OLED Gaming Monitor, and it Looks Incredible

There are a lot of big and fancy gaming monitors on the market, but Alienware’s newest high-end display is something else. Not only is this thing eye-meltingly gorgeous, Alienware says its new monitor is the first 55-inch OLED gaming monitor in the world. Read More >>

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DisplayPort 2.0 Is Finally Here, and This Is Why It Matters

You might not have heard much about DisplayPort, as the HDMI rival is limited mostly to high-end monitors, dedicated graphics cards, and other premium, professional tech. A new version of DisplayPort is upon us though—the standard’s biggest upgrade yet—and it could be enough to earn the technology a place in more devices in the future. Read More >>

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Why Refresh Rate is One of the Most Crucial Specs of Any Gadget Display

When it comes to picking a gadget with a display you might look at the size of the screen, the number of pixels it manages to cram in, and even how many colours it produces. But are you paying enough attention to the refresh rate? It’s one of the most crucial specs of any screen, and its importance is growing. Read More >>

technology
I Bought This Custom 18-Million Pixel Workstation on Craigslist, and It Very Nearly Ruined Me

I have determined the precise upper boundary of how many monitors it is okay to have hooked up to the same computer. I do not know, exactly, how many monitors is the ideal number. But I do know it is no more than eight. Read More >>

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Turns Out, Your Fancy Monitor Might Have a 4K Display Inside

Unsatisfied with the sharpness in your new QHD monitor? Thanks to the power of economics, that display of yours might actually have a downscaled 4K panel, one that isn’t doing your image quality or refresh rate any favours. The worst part? You can’t even upscale them. Read More >>

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PC Gaming Is So Hot, HP Is Launching a Second Line of Cheap Machines

PC gaming is booming. PUBG is hot, Fortnite is on meme status and sports moguls like Bob Kraft and Jeff Wilpon are buying up esports teams left and right. So in an attempt to get something out of the trend, HP the world’s biggest computer maker, is looking embrace the trend and keep step with Dell by launching is own line of low-cost gaming systems. Read More >>

design
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 >>

computing
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 >>

computers
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 >>