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Samsung SE370 monitor can also charge your phone wirelessly

Samsung SE370 monitor can also charge your phone wirelessly

2K resolutions. 4K resolutions. Curved screens. These are just some of the technological advancements that have descended upon the humble computer monitor. Here's one more: wireless charging. What may seem at first a non sequitur when it comes to computer monitors actually offers the ultimate convenience and peace of mind of having your smartphone right in front of you, charging, but without the hassles of tangling cords or space-consuming docks. All while you sit back and relax with your movie or hunch over your keyboard and mouse for that high-octane PC game.

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AOC launches budget 28-inch 4k monitor

AOC launches budget 28-inch 4k monitor

If you’ve been pining for a 4k display but haven’t yet found one that’s agreeable with your budget, AOC’s latest offering might be up your alley. The AOC U2870VQE display has a 4k resolution but comes with a price tag that undercuts most of the maker’s competition: $349 USD. The model features a 28-inch display with a 60Hz refresh rate and 3840 x 2160 resolution, 70,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, several input options, and more.

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Acer XR341CK QHD monitor puts curves and FreeSync together

Acer XR341CK QHD monitor puts curves and FreeSync together

There are monitors that are curved and there are monitors with AMD's FreeSync technology. And never twain shall meet. Not unless Acer has something to say about it. Following up on its promise last April, the manufacturer has released a new 34-inch XR341CK gaming monitor which is like the XR341CKA it announced back then, with one crucial difference. This monitor, which is also curved, hides within it AMD's FreeSync technology instead of NVIDIA's G-SYNC. In other words, it tries to deliver the best of all worlds to PC gamers.

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BenQ XR3501 35″ curved gaming monitor launches in July

BenQ XR3501 35″ curved gaming monitor launches in July

BenQ has introduced its new XR3501 display, something said to be the first 35-inch curved monitor targeted at gamers. It features a 2000R curvature and a 144Hz refresh rate, and is joined by a high resolution of 2560x1080 to match the demands of PC gamers. The curved display is promised to “consume” the gamer’s visual field, bringing details into one's peripheral vision. It lends a better experience to certain games like flight simulators and racing games, and will be available starting next month.

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Samsung brings out its first FreeSync-enabled UHD monitors

Samsung brings out its first FreeSync-enabled UHD monitors

It was a promise half a year in the making. Samsung has finally launched its first line of Ultra HD monitors that aim to cater to gamers more than any of its screen lineup. While the 24-inch U24E590D and the 28-inch U28E590D do not flaunt curves like Samsung is wont to do, they do have one advantage over regular monitors, curved or not. Aside from an Ultra HD resolution, these two displays are the first of Samsung's monitors to carry within them AMD's FreeSync technology.

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Philips 276E6ADS 27-inch monitor achieves 99% Adobe RGB color

Philips 276E6ADS 27-inch monitor achieves 99% Adobe RGB color

Philips has unveiled a new computer monitor and according to the company it is the first quantum dot desktop monitor to be launched anywhere in the world. The display is a 27-inch unit and the big feature is its ability to reproduce Adobe RGB color. According to Philips, the display can reproduce 99% of the Adobe RGB color gamut making it ideal for professional photography and design.

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Viewsonic VX2475Smhl 24-inch 4K monitor boasts 3820 x 2160 resolution

Viewsonic VX2475Smhl 24-inch 4K monitor boasts 3820 x 2160 resolution

Viewsonic has announced that it is now shipping its latest 24-inch 4K resolution monitor called the VX2475Smhl. The multimedia monitor is aimed at all sorts of uses from high resolution gaming to watching HD films. Native resolution for the panel is 3820 x 2160 and Viewsonic uses a SuperClear PLS panel that provides wide viewing angles with a response time of 4ms for clear playback in fast games and movie scenes.

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ASUS 32-inch ProArt monitor offers full Adobe RGB colors in 4K

ASUS 32-inch ProArt monitor offers full Adobe RGB colors in 4K

ASUS has just revealed an updated model of its 32-inch ProArt monitor (PA329Q), which still offers Ultra HD/4K (3840 x 2160) in 16:9, but now with the full Adobe RGB color gamut, making it an interesting option for its targeted professional market, as opposed to the last year's monitor with only sRGB. This new ProArt also touts an IPS display with 178-degree wide viewing angle, eliminating color shifting. ASUS hasn't revealed a price or release date, but as it's currently being shown at the Computex event, hopefully it will be available soon.

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NVIDIA’s G-SYNC tech finally lands on notebooks

NVIDIA’s G-SYNC tech finally lands on notebooks

Gone are the days when serious PC gaming was only done on lovingly assembled desktop monsters. Now even notebooks have enough muscle to sufficiently run even graphics intensive games. That said, monitors and their refresh rates will always be a problem, especially on laptops where you don't really have much of a choice. Now NVIDIA is coming to the rescue of gamers on the go. It has finally brought its G-SYNC technology to notebooks, promising tear and stutter free gaming on various models from Gigabyte, ASUS, MSI, and Clevo.

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HP’s new DreamColor displays put your dumb human eyes to shame

HP’s new DreamColor displays put your dumb human eyes to shame

HP has some new monitors up its sleeve, and it is promising they offer the most precise colors yet offered by its myriad DreamColor displays. This makes them a tantalizing option for photographers and digital artists, animators, graphic designers, and they’re complemented by thinner construction, higher resolutions, better colors, and more over the previous generations. The HP Z32x, Z27n, Z25n, Z24n, Z24nq, and Z24nf make up the new offerings, and they’ve all been introduced at NAB.

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BenQ XL2420G G-Sync gaming monitor Review

BenQ XL2420G G-Sync gaming monitor Review

We've been using the BenQ XL2420G G-Sync monitor for the past several weeks and can safely say - without a doubt - this is easily one of the finest gaming monitors on the market. While we first said goodbye to V-sync forever all the way back in December of 2013 with our first G-Sync 101 and introduction, we've since seen a few monitors in the wild with the technology in-action. This beast had a lot to live up to after our look at the Acer XB280HK back in September.

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Samsung’s new curved monitors priced for May

Samsung’s new curved monitors priced for May

Samsung's latest curved monitors want to take your display to the next level. These could be a great boon for gamers out there. The curved screen creates an immersive display to really "get in the game." PC gaming is having a moment, as "let's play" and Twitch TV are making it easier for everyone to share gaming experiences. Samsung's new line of curved monitors join the SE790C which it unveil at this year's Consumer Electronics Show. By adding 4 new curved monitors to its line up, Samsung is giving customers more computing (and PC gaming!) options.

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