Monitors archive

  • Samsung unveils 22-inch high-res monitor, the SM255BW
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    Samsung unveils 22-inch high-res monitor, the SM255BW

    By 7 November 2006

    Samsung has launched its first “high-resolution” 22-inch widescreen LCD monitor, the SM225BW. The monitor supports 1680 x 1050 picture resolutions, has a response time of 5ms, and boasts 88dpi. It’s bundled with removable speakers and features an...

  • Shape-shifting metal to create roll-up monitors
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    Shape-shifting metal to create roll-up monitors

    By 22 September 2006

    A research team at Cambridge University has developed remarkable metal structures that are able to shift shafts, potentially providing the basis for roll-up notebook computer screens and electronic newspapers. The metal sheets are made of copper alloys,...

  • ViewSonic announces ViewDock monitor with iPod cradle
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    ViewSonic announces ViewDock monitor with iPod cradle

    By 13 September 2006

    ViewSonic has unveiled what looks to be the first monitor/iPod tie-in: a range of desktop displays with integrated iPod dock. The ViewDock displays, which come in a 19-inch and 22-inch model, put the iPod front and center at the bottom of the monitor....

  • BenQ launches new 22-inch widescreen LCD
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    BenQ launches new 22-inch widescreen LCD

    By 11 September 2006

    BenQ has launched a new 22-inch widescreen LCD monitor that has a 5ms response time, which the company claims is the fastest for monitors of this size. The FP222W boasts 1680 x 1050 WSXGA+ resolution in a 4:3 aspect ratio, so that it’s easy to view...

  • Wrap your screen around you with the Radius 302
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    Wrap your screen around you with the Radius 302

    By 28 August 2006

    Those looking for the ultimate wrap around screen for their desktop computer should probably check out the Radius 302. The wrap around monitor incorporates three 20.1-inch LCD panels into a continuous display system with a total resolution of 5.76 million...

  • LG launch LG L203WT and M203WA 20 inch widescreen monitors
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    LG launch LG L203WT and M203WA 20 inch widescreen monitors

    By 26 July 2006

    LG Electronics has launched two new 20 inch widescreen monitors, the L203WT and the M203WA for PC users. Designed for both the home and the office, the LG L203WT offers a screen resolution of 1680 x 1050 (WSXGA) as well as a contrast ratio of 1600:1 and...

  • BenQ announces availability for HDMI-equipped LCD monitor
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    BenQ announces availability for HDMI-equipped LCD monitor

    By 24 July 2006

    BenQ has announced that its FP241W, the world's first LCD monitor with an HDMI interface and full 1080p HD support, will be available from September in the UK. The monitor features BenQ's Advanced Motion Accelerator as well as a 1000:1 high contrast ratio....

  • Playengine.co.uk now has the Bamboo Monitor in stock
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    Playengine.co.uk now has the Bamboo Monitor in stock

    By 5 July 2006

    It's just what we've all been waiting for – a monitor made of wood. The 15-inch LCD has a frame completely made of bamboo, except for the buttons on the front. Bamboo is apparently harder than oak, and the type that's used for the monitor is not only...

  • A place for Post-its on Sony's E Series Monitors
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    A place for Post-its on Sony's E Series Monitors

    By 12 June 2006

    Sony's new E Series monitor is a slight departure from the norm. The design incorporates a shelf at the bottom for small items like pens and a space for Post-it notes, and hides the control buttons within a slot on the lower right hand side. The E Series...

  • BenQ showcases a raft of new HD products
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    BenQ showcases a raft of new HD products

    By 8 June 2006

    BenQ is ensuring that the company is at the forefront of the HD revolution by debuting a host of new products at a technology conference in Taiwan. First up is the BenQ FP241W, which the company claims is the world's first LCD monitor built for high definition....

  • Apple quietly updates 30-inch cinema display
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    Apple quietly updates 30-inch cinema display

    By 29 March 2006

    Those looking to invest in either the Dell or Apple 30-inch displays, will have an even harder task on their hands. Apple has quietly updated the specs of its 30-inch cinema display to be inline with Dell's screen offering of the same size, the Dell UltraSharp...

  • Scaleoview S20-1W Widescreen LCD Monitor review
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    Scaleoview S20-1W Widescreen LCD Monitor review

    By 3 March 2006

    We knew we were in for something special when the box arrived because it was just so small, considering there was a 20.1 inch widescreen LCD inside. Opening it up confirmed our suspicions as we were met by a shimmering brushed aluminium sculpture rather...

  • Dell improves monitor response times with new models
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    Dell improves monitor response times with new models

    By 13 February 2006

    Dell might be rumoured to be experiencing troubles in making enough LCD televisions to meet demand, but that hasn't stopped the company launching two new LCD flat panel monitors today. The Dell UltraSharp 17-inch 1707FP and 19-inch 1907FP both will be...

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    BenQ sees bigger picture with two new monitors

    By 27 January 2006

    BenQ has launched two new LCD monitors - the BenQ FP93G and FP73G. Both monitors feature a super slim bezel design, super picture quality, an ultra-fast 6ms response time, a high contrast ratio of 700:1 and D-Sub/DVI dual input. The new BenQ 17-inch FP73G...

  • Monitor calibration gets consumer touch
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    Monitor calibration gets consumer touch

    By 17 January 2006

    Colour Confidence, a firm who specialises in colour management for computers, has announced a range of monitor calibration products for both Mac and PC users to help consumers make sure they are seeing the right colours on their screens. The new range...

  • Sharp go Eco-Friendly at IFA 2005
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    Sharp go Eco-Friendly at IFA 2005

    By 1 September 2005

    Sharp, hoping to show that its is more Eco friendly than the next company, has announced at IFA 2005 in Berlin, Germany that it will be releasing a series of LCD TVs that bear the official EU Eco-Label. The label is awarded by the European Commission...

  • BenQ Monitor FP71V+ - EXCLUSIVE review
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    BenQ Monitor FP71V+ - EXCLUSIVE review

    By 3 May 2005

    Until recently, I’ve always believed that good graphics performance on the PC has everything to do with the graphics card and the rest of the hardware in your PC and little to do with your monitor. The monitor might allow you to enjoy a bigger picture,...

  • Toshiba come one step closer to 3D displays
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    Toshiba come one step closer to 3D displays

    By 19 April 2005

    Toshiba has come one step closer to creating three-dimensional images with a new technology that will allow 3-D images to be viewed on a flatbed display without the need to wear special glasses. The new technology, which Toshiba expect to be commercial...

  • BenQ FP785 review
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    BenQ FP785 review

    By 28 February 2005

    At what point do manufacturers make the choice between style over substance. With Benq's latest monitor the wonderfully named FP785, the content is there, it's just let down by the packaging. It's a shame, because you can see that the Korean company once...

  • BenQ gets fashionable with latest monitor
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    BenQ gets fashionable with latest monitor

    By 28 September 2004

    BenQ has launched a new 17in TFT LCD display that can also double up to look like a handbag when carrying it around. Shown to the general public at the Cavalli catwalk show at the start of the Milan Fashion Week yesterday the FP785 LCD display will come...

  • Samsung introduces two new monitors in its Multi-function range - the SM730MP and SM730MW
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    Samsung introduces two new monitors in its Multi-function range - the SM730MP and SM730MW

    By 26 August 2004

    Samsung has announced the release of two new multi-functional monitors - the SM730MP and SM730MW, that promise to offer the latest multi function options and wide screen viewing for those after such things. The SM730MW boasts to be the first 17" wide-screen...

  • Samsung SyncMaster 1710MP review
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    Samsung SyncMaster 1710MP review

    By 4 June 2004

    So - you're at work, Neighbours is just about to start and you can't break away from your desk. What's the solution? Get a monitor that turns into a television at the flick of a switch. Luckily for the SyncMaster 1710MP it's all possible. The 17inch variant...

  • NEC LCD3000 30in LCD flat panel monitor review
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    NEC LCD3000 30in LCD flat panel monitor review

    By 14 November 2003

    The NEC LCD3000 is a 30” LCD flat panel monitor ideal for watching movies, playing games or to simply use for office presentations. While this monitor is very large, the actually space it will take up is minimal. This is possible because the screen...

  • CTX M730V 17 review
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    CTX M730V 17 review

    By 14 November 2003

    Whether it's computers, USB keyring drives or keyboards, it seems the days of just being able to do one thing and one thing only has long gone. The same applies to the latest 17” TN-TFT monitor from CTX. The M730V however doesn't just offer SVGA output...

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    Hercules Announces A Stylish Games Bundle, Prophetview 720 and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell TM

    By 2 November 2003

    comment: This monitor certianly looks the bees knees, be interesting to see how well it performs against the likes of Samsung SyncMaster range Hercules, continuing its commitment to visual excellence, is delighted to announce a full game bundle of Tom...