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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 13, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 13, 2012

It's been an above-average set of hours since our last big update, with both the nighttime hours and the morning being full of big drops such as Sony's brand new a57 DSLR and the awesome new set of S-Series ultra-slim LED backlit LCD displays from Acer. Meanwhile Twitter has decided to purchase Posterous and the Costa Concordia is getting searched by robots. Of course we're not going to start the day without your fair share of iPad news, with Apple speaking on Proview in the early morning hours.

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Acer reveals five new Ultra Slim LED backlit LCD displays

Acer reveals five new Ultra Slim LED backlit LCD displays

Today Acer is bringing five new LED-backlit displays to the party, each of them ultra slim and ready for 100,000,000:1 contrast ratio action. These monitors are able to work with a 5ms response time and range from 20 to 27-inches, each of them with adjustable tilt bases. These new displays are ready to work with slim profiles, Acer's own eColor Management tool, and an eco-friendly package. Each unit is made of entirely mercury-free material and works with LED technology which Acer reminds us all consumes up to 68 percent less power than a standard LCD display would.

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AOC d2357Ph 3D display sports 5.8mm frame

AOC d2357Ph 3D display sports 5.8mm frame

AOC have announced a new monitor in their range, the 23” d2357Ph. Their new monitor is designed to take advantage of passive 3D technology, which means the glasses don’t need to be synced to the monitor, nor do they require an active power source. The d2357Ph is also capable of converting standard 2D material to 3D, if you don’t feel like waiting for Hollywood to convert all their classics.

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AOC 27-inch HD LED monitor revealed with 2ms response time

AOC 27-inch HD LED monitor revealed with 2ms response time

This week the monitor makers at AOC have revealed their newest model e2752Vh, a widescreen 27-inch LED display with a 2 millisecond response time. This monitor is made for multimedia applications as wel as those people who wish to get an energy efficient experience out of their everyday electronics. This AOC display also has two 2.5 watt speakers built in for SRS-quality sound, all of this packaged for PC gaming and Home Theater enthusiasts.

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As desktop PC sales decline, multiple monitor use is on the rise

As desktop PC sales decline, multiple monitor use is on the rise

Multiple monitor setups have long been an essential tool for computer power users and hardcore multitaskers, but it looks like the practice is rising significantly even as sales of traditional desktop PCs decline. The New York Times reports that while only 130 million desktop computers were sold in 2011, 179 million monitors were sold in the same period, with the 49 million unit discrepancy pointing towards a rapid expansion in multiple monitor use. Laptops aren't left out in the cold, since most include at least one monitor-out port, allowing for an almost instant dual-monitor setup.

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ViewSonic touchscreen wirelessly links to your phone or tablet

ViewSonic touchscreen wirelessly links to your phone or tablet

ViewSonic has outed a pair of new displays, the TD2220 multitouch monitor and the TDi2340 universal display, the latter capable of providing extra screen-space for your tablet via an impromptu WiFi connection. The TD2220 is a 22-inch LCD supporting two-finger multitouch, with 360-degree rotation and integrated 2W speakers.

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HP L2311c 23-inch USB 3.0 Notebook Docking Monitor revealed

HP L2311c 23-inch USB 3.0 Notebook Docking Monitor revealed

The HP pre-CES gush wraps up today with a trio of new displays, the HP Compaq L2311c 23-inch Notebook Docking Monitor along with the LV1911 and LV2011 LED Backlit LCD Monitors. Of the three it's the L2311c that's the most interesting, using a single USB connection to add a second display to your laptop along with a USB 3.0 hub, webcam and more.

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AOC shows off new DisplayLink USB powered 15.6-inch monitor

AOC shows off new DisplayLink USB powered 15.6-inch monitor

AOC has unveiled its latest product called the e1649fwu. This 15.6-inch LCD monitor uses DisplayLink technology to allow the connection to a notebook or a desktop with a single USB port. That single USB port provides both power and graphics connectivity. The display makes it very easy to connect a second screen to run multiple displays on your machine.

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Mimo Magic Touch revealed, world’s first USB capacitive touchscreen

Mimo Magic Touch revealed, world’s first USB capacitive touchscreen

Over at MIMOmonitors headquarters they've released information on a brand new product by the name of Mimo Magic Touch, otherwise known as the world's first USB-drive capacitive touchscreen monitor. This oddly enticing piece of equipment has a 10-inch touchscreen, connects simply with one single USB cord for both image and power, and is available in 2 models soon! You can use this device as a tiny television that taps or as a tethered tablet for home entertainment control - whatever you like - including turning your PC into a touch machine.

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Panasonic unveils new reference series BT300 2D and 3D screens

Panasonic unveils new reference series BT300 2D and 3D screens

Panasonic has unveiled a new line of professional series reference monitors that come in two sizes and support both 3D and 2D content. Both of the screens are large and use plasma technology. TH-42BT300U and TH-50BT300U are 42-inches and 50-inches respectively and are aimed at use in post-production environments. They are made to have high color accuracy and 3D rendering capability.

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Shuttle XPC H7 5820S launched with ability to work with 16 displays at once

Shuttle XPC H7 5820S launched with ability to work with 16 displays at once

If you've been following along with Shuttle's ever-increasing library of mini PCs, you know that they all look rather similarly simple and sleek on the outside - today there's one with a feature on the inside that'll have your sense of smallness blown out of the water. What the Shuttle XPC H7 5820S has is a new feature by the name of Matrox M-series multi-display graphics, this allowing you to work with up to 16 displays at once. You'll also find a set of other fantastic specifications inside, but it's the displays that will have you mesmerized.

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Samsung T27A950 Monitor / TV Hands-on [Video]

Samsung T27A950 Monitor / TV Hands-on [Video]

Also simply known as the TA950, this Samsung full HD and 3D capable monitor can and will act as your do-it-all monitor and small-room TV, for real. We got the chance to take a look at this lovely piece of equipment at Pepcom this past week during their 2011 Holiday Spectacular - a lovely event with delicious amounts of similar opportunities from all ends of the tech spectrum. What we've got here is a 27-inch BLU LED ultra clear panel with a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels - let me stop you right there and let you know that this is big, it's bright, it's fantastic, and you're going to get your eyes ripped out of their sockets by the clarity. Let's just put that out there and see what happens.

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