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Pixel Qi display works outdoors, is available for netbooks
— 10:44 AM on July 1, 2010

By far the biggest problem I have with the current crop of laptops and ultraportable notebooks is that their screens become all but useless when...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Dell confirms Chrome OS aspirations
— 4:02 PM on June 22, 2010

We already had some evidence that Dell was planning a Chrome OS netbook, but a recent statement by company executive Amit Midha sure sounds like...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Acer, Dell, HP could be cooking up Chrome OS systems
— 6:00 AM on June 15, 2010

Just because Chrome OS systems weren't anywhere to be seen at Computex doesn't mean they're not coming. In fact, the folks at Download Squad...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Sharp's 60-inch LCD features ultra-thin bezels
— 11:55 AM on June 7, 2010

If you read my opus on Eyefinity, you'll know that I think display bezels are a huge, annoying drawback for multi-monitor gaming, especially with...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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Deal of the week: Two sub-$300 IPS displays
— 5:18 PM on May 21, 2010

We've written several times about the ongoing comeback of IPS panel technology. In a nutshell, IPS tends to offer visibly superior image quality to other...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Poll: How many displays are hooked up to your main PC?
— 4:53 PM on May 18, 2010

In the wake of our detailed look at AMD's Eyefinity multi-display technology, we're wondering just how many of our readers use more than one...

Poll Question: • How many displays are hooked up to your main PC?

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Acer denies imminent Chrome OS netbook launch
— 6:00 AM on May 18, 2010

We may not see a Chrome OS-powered Acer netbook at Computex next month, after all. Shooting down recent whispers from the rumor mill, Engadget...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Linux-Unix

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Acer to reveal shiny Chrome OS products next month
— 8:59 AM on May 14, 2010

When Google unveiled Chrome OS last year, it said the stripped-down, Linux-based netbook operating system would become available in the second half of 2010....

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Operating systems Linux-Unix

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Latest Dell IPS displays cost $279, $299
— 5:04 PM on May 13, 2010

After the deluge of low-quality TN displays that has flooded the these past five years or so, IPS panel technology is clearly making a comeback....

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Ubuntu 10.04 brings new user interface
— 5:02 PM on April 29, 2010

About every six months, Canonical comes out with a new version of its hugely popular Linux distribution. Ubuntu 10.04 is now available for download...

Type: News story Tags: Linux-Unix

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Steam might be headed to Linux, as well
— 5:12 PM on April 23, 2010

We already know Valve intends to provide a version of its Steam software, not to mention ports of its entire game catalog, to Mac...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Linux-Unix

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Deal of the week: A 23'' IPS monitor for $310 and a cheap mechanical keyboard
— 5:10 PM on April 16, 2010

Of the few types of LCD panels dominating the industry right now, IPS happens to be the highest-quality one. As you'd expect, though, good IPS...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Input devices

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New 24-inch Dell LCD has frugal power consumption, TN panel
— 5:09 PM on March 15, 2010

Dell's LCD monitors have become pretty popular, in no small part because they're often deeply discounted in online sales. And now there's a new...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Six-display Eyefinity rig lands in Damage Labs
— 10:52 AM on March 4, 2010

As we mentioned in our Radeon HD 5830 review, the six-monitor-capable Eyefinity6 edition of the Radeon HD 5870 is coming soon.  We, dear reader,...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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27-inch, 2560x1440 Dell display goes up for sale
— 2:52 PM on February 10, 2010

Although TN panels have invaded the lower tiers of the display market these past...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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Oracle completes Sun buyout
— 10:28 AM on January 27, 2010

Well, that's it—Sun Microsystems is no more. As the Associated Press reports, Oracle has completed its acquisition of the software and server maker, taking...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

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EU greenlights Oracle-Sun merger
— 6:00 AM on January 22, 2010

Oracle's acquisition of Sun looks set to go forward, after all. The European Commission threatened to blackball the deal last November, but as InformationWeek...

Type: News story Tags: Software Linux-Unix

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DisplayPort 1.2 spec doubles bandwidth, adds features
— 6:00 AM on January 20, 2010

Ever hoped to hook up four monitors to a single, tiny display output? As soon as devices start supporting the Video Electronics Standards Association's new...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Displays

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