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ASUS Eee Stick and LCD teams facing axe?

ASUS Eee Stick and LCD teams facing axe?

ASUS' approach with their entry-level Eee-brand devices has always been to throw as much as possible at the market and see what sticks, and ironically the Eee Stick is one of those devices that has proved less than compelling.  According to a DigiTimes report - denied by ASUS, incidentally - industry insiders are saying the company is preparing to axe its Eee Stick team, as well as the projects responsible for its LCD TV and monitor ranges.

Albatron 42-inch multitouch display gets tested [Video]

Albatron 42-inch multitouch display gets tested [Video]

If you thought HP and Dell's Windows 7 compatible multitouch monitors were desk-dominating at 21.5-inches, go away and fetch a cold-compress.  Albatron have been working on their latest optical touch display, and it's a full 42-inch whopper promising 1080p resolution, multitouch and gesture support.  mobile+notebook grabbed some hands-on (literally) time with the behemoth.

Video demo after the cut

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HP Compaq L2105tm multitouch Win7 LCD drops today for $299

HP Compaq L2105tm multitouch Win7 LCD drops today for $299

Looks like Dell's SX2200T won't have the whole multitouch monitor playground to itself.  HP have announced a new, Windows 7 compatible touchscreen display, the HP Compaq L2105tm, a Full HD 1920 x 1080 LCD with an optical touchscreen supporting one- and two-finger control.  There's also, for those old-school moments, a plastic stylus hidden in a nook round back.

DoubleSight’s 7″ and 9″ low-cost USB sub-displays

DoubleSight’s 7″ and 9″ low-cost USB sub-displays

We've a soft-spot for USB-connecting mini LCD displays - they're a nifty way to get Photoshop toolbars, IM windows, Twitter apps and other windows off your main display but keep them readily visible - so we're glad to see more options hitting the market.  DoubleSight have three sub-displays to choose from, starting from the 7-inch DS-70U and then breaking into the hitherto unusual 9-inch segment with the DS-90U and DS-90UC.

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