Mini Display Port

micro-DisplayPort for 4K+ thinner phones and laptops in works for 2014

micro-DisplayPort for 4K+ thinner phones and laptops in works for 2014

Laptops could be getting smaller and smartphones gaining easier external display connectivity with the news of a new, more compact micro-DisplayPort connection in the works. Expected by VESA to be finalized as a standard by Q2 2014, the smaller port will be backward-compatible with existing DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort devices, but still offer beyond-4K Ultra HD connectivity for phones, tablets, and ultraportables.

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Atlona DVI to Mini DisplayPort converter for iMac input

Atlona DVI to Mini DisplayPort converter for iMac input

One of Apple's new iMac's most nifty features is their ability to work as a standalone display for an external video source, such as another Mac or a console.  Unfortunately that means your external source needs to have a Mini DisplayPort output, something in short supply unless you're already toting a recent Apple product.  Now Atlona Technologies have stepped in with the DP200, a DVI to Mini DisplayPort converter that's officially compatible with the 21.5- and 27-inch iMacs.

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CinemaView Mini DisplayPort LCDs updated; new dual-HD TV tuner

CinemaView Mini DisplayPort LCDs updated; new dual-HD TV tuner

Collins America have already reworked their CinemaView displays - best known for offering Mini DisplayPort connectivity suitable for use with Apple's latest MacBook and MacBook Pro models - despite none of the original monitors being available for sale.  The company has dropped the smallest models, the 19-inch CinemaView 19 and 20.1-inch CinemaView 20, and added the 47-inch CinemaView 47, a combination TV and PC, and an external HD TV tuner.

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