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Philips debuts 40inch curved, 4K monitor

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If you like to sit a little back from your monitor, or just prefer one giant screen to a couple of smaller ones, Philips new monster 4K display could be right up your street. The 40 inch panel has a gentle curve to it and features very high contrast ratios …

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CES 2017: Dell debuts first 32 inch 8K monitor

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Dell has shown off a brand new 8K monitor at CES 2017. Measuring just 32 inches diagonally, the monstrous-resolution Dell UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD monitor offers a full 33.2 million pixels, more than double that of its previous 5K displays. The Consumer Electronics Show always sees companies pushing the boundaries …

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Foxconn to greatly reduce its offer to buy Sharp

For a while there, it looked like Foxconn’s $5.3 billion deal to acquire display maker Sharp was all set to go forward. However, in the late stages of negotiations, some information came to light that showed that Sharp may be carrying much more debt than Foxconn was initially led to …

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Samsung and Apple reportedly sign OLED iPhone deal

Apple and Samsung may be constantly embroiled in lawsuits in the courtroom but the two companies are very capable of actually working together. Samsung has been one of Apple’s ‘go to’ suppliers for years and it looks like that won’t be changing anytime soon as reports coming out this week …

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Acer Predator XB270HU G-Sync Display Review

Acer’s XB270HU is a 27-inch G-Sync display with a bright IPS panel. It supports a native WQHD resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 and a refresh rate of 144Hz, with Nvidia’s ULMB technology to boot, rounding off an impressive specification that puts it directly in competition with high-end adaptive-sync gaming displays …

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Samsung to supply displays for next iPhone and Apple Watch

While rumours are suggesting that Samsung may have lost Apple’s business when it comes to the manufacturing of its A-series SoCs, the company is still interested in its rival’s displays. According to new reports, Samsung is now in talks with Apple to get its displays on to the next iPhone …

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The 21.5-inch 4K iMac will apparently launch next week

Last year, Apple surprised us all with the launch of the 5K iMac all in one machine, featuring a custom built display timer in order to get such a monstrous resolution running smoothly with OS X. However, Apple’s 21.5-inch models have gone quite a while without a display upgrade, with …

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Demand for curved LCD displays to take off this year

LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics introduced their first curved ultra-high-definition televisions in 2013 and followed up with bent displays for PCs in 2014. However, neither TVs nor monitors with curved screens have yet become popular. According to analysts, shipments of such displays will start to grow later this year thanks …

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LG quietly introduces 27-inch 4K UHD FreeSync monitor

LG Electronics has quietly added one of the most advanced AMD FreeSync-supporting displays announced to date into its product lineup. The monitor combines AMD’s variable refresh rate technology with ultra-high-definition 4K resolution, a combination not available previously. The display is about to become available in Australia. The LG 27MU67 monitor …

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AOC shows off new 25″ QHD display

Making the decision about whether to jump to a 4K display is a difficult one right now. The content isn’t really there and unless you have a monstrous system and a compatible title, playing games at that sort of detail level is rarely a smooth experience. Why not then update …

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Acer announces curved 34-inch IPS display with Nvidia G-Sync

Acer Group has unveiled the industry’s first curved monitor that supports Nvidia Corp.’s G-Sync technology. The new Acer XR341CKA/XR341CK display offers virtually everything a modern gamer can dream about, except support for ultra-high-definition resolution. Unfortunately, the monitor will only be available in August or September and at pretty hefty price. …

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Dell remains world’s top supplier of PC displays

Despite of relatively weak sales of PC monitors in the fourth quarter of 2014, Dell managed to retain its No. 1 position on the market, according to a new report from International Data Corp. Among the top five display suppliers only two actually produce liquid crystal display panels for them, …

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Youtube is testing 4k videos at 60 FPS

If you thought your PC was impressive because it was perfectly happy displaying 4k content on Netflix or Youtube, are you willing to test it out against something running at a higher frame rate? Youtube might have supported both 4k videos and 60 frames per second videos for some time, but …

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Google X display head joins Oculus VR

Oculus VR is continuing to siphon up some of the world’s top tech talent with a rumoured new hire right from the heart of Google’s X facility. Mary Lou Jepsen, who for the past three years has headed up the display division there, is reported to have left to join …

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ASUS announces new PA328Q 32in 4K display

Ah CES, the time of year when a journalist’s eyes bleed there’s so much ‘news’ out there and you can’t help but wish your pockets were a bit deeper so you could afford all the new goodies being announced. One such company that’s showing off a lot of new gear …

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Nintendo looking to buy free form’ LCD screens from Sharp

Apparently, Nintendo is looking to buy ‘free form’ LCD screens from display manufacturer, Sharp. These new free form screens rearrange the circuitry throughout the display, allowing for more unusual shapes, breaking away from the traditional rectangle screens we see these days. According to The Japan Times, Nintendo could be planning …

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Gorilla Glass 4 aims to stop screens from smashing

Corning is currently working on developing Gorilla Glass 4 with the aim of developing a solution that it strong enough to withstand sudden drops on to hard surfaces such as concrete, in an effort to stop phone screens from smashing so easily. Gorilla Glass has been embraced by almost every …

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Samsung unveils 27-inch curved monitor for gamers

Samsung Electronics has introduced its first curved display designed for gamers and multimedia enthusiasts. The company claims that its new monitor has a wider field of view than flat 27” panels, which also makes the display seem bigger than 27”. Unlike custom-built curved displays available previously, Samsung’s SD590C will be …

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