ASUS VW198S: 19″ Wide LCD Monitor with 1680 x 1050 Pixel Format

Asustek VW198S Size: 19″ Wide Pixel Format: 1680 x 1050 Brightness: 300 cd/m2 Contrast Ratio: 3000:1 Viewing Angle: 170/160 Colors: 16.7M Response Time: 5ms Input: VGA (D-Sub) Pricing: NT$7,290 (~US$224)   Asustek Computer recently launched three new LCD monitors in Taiwan according to DigiTimes. The three LCD monitors include one 19″ and two 22″ LCD […]

HP Envy 15 and 17 with Radiance Displays

Joanna Stern, The Verge: Just as before, the line comes in 15.6- and 17.3-inch variants, but these aren’t just normal LCD screens: the very bright Radiance Infinity displays are making a big comeback and are now standard across the lineup. Unfortunately, the base model is saddled with a 1366 x 768 resolution, but you can […]

Dell XPS 15z: 1920×1080 Pixels, But Crappy Display

Engadget: …and it looks even better when you lift the lid to find this optional 300-nit 1920 x 1080 screen. Yes, while Apple fans still have to settle for a 1680 x 1050 pixel picture in a 15-inch chassis, an extra $150 $100 buys the XPS 15z a full 1080p display, allowing for high-res movies, […]

USB 3.0 DisplayLink

USB 2.0-based DisplayLink supported a maximum pixel format of 1600 x 1200 or 1680 x 1050: not good enough if you were running a display with 1920 x 1200 or 1920 x 1080. USB 3.0 changes all of that because there is plenty of bandwidth, more than 10x compared to USB 2.0. Maximum pixel format […]

Sewell Minideck USB to DVI, VGA and HDMI Display Adapter

Sewell’s Minideck USB to DVI, VGA and HDMI Display Adapter makes use of DisplayLink‘s DL-195 chip that provides up to a resolution of 2048 x 1152, a significant improvement over previous generation USB-to-DVI/VGA adapters that maxed out at 1600 x 1200 or 1680 x 1050. Price is US$99.95. Source: Sewell via Engadget

LG XNOTE R590: i7 Notebook

i7 LG announced its XNOTE R590, i7-powered notebook. I’m sure sooner or later, all high-end notebooks from all the major brands will be sporting an i7. The R590 sports a 15.6-inch LCD with LED backlight, 4GB RAM and NVIDIA’s GeForce CT 230M with 1GB. Note that the 15.6-inch LCD features a nicely divisible but otherwise […]

Alienware M15x: 15.6-inch i7 1080p Gaming Laptop

Alienware’s M15x is the first notebook PC from the company to sport a mobile Core i7 CPU. Of course HP’s Envy 15 is the first notebook PC from any company to feature Intel’s Core i7. Alienware claims the M15x is “the world’s most powerful 15-inch laptop”. Maybe it is, but I’m not so sure. Let’s […]

NEC MultiSync E222W: 22-inch LCD Monitor That is Greener

BusinessWire: The NEC 22-inch MultiSync E222W is greener than your average LCD monitor. It isn’t totally green since it still uses a CCFL backlight that contains mercury. But the LCD monitor uses half the amount of mercury. Power consumption is down by 50 percent too. My guess is that by improving the optical film stack, […]