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DisplayPort 2.0 official: 16K monitor support and multi-8K

DisplayPort 2.0 official: 16K monitor support and multi-8K

If you thought Apple's Pro Display XDR was exciting, get ready for DisplayPort 2.0 to usher in a whole generation of 8K screens and beyond. Freshly published by VESA, the standards association responsible for defining the connection, DisplayPort 2.0 brings with it a threefold increase in data bandwidth performance.

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Two years later, ASUS’ ROG Swift PG35VQ 200Hz monitor is finally shipping

Two years later, ASUS’ ROG Swift PG35VQ 200Hz monitor is finally shipping

ASUS teased us all the way back in 2017 with its beastly Republic of Gamers Swift PG35VQ 200 Hz gaming display, and now after no short wait the 35-inch behemoth is finally shipping. Unveiled alongside a refreshed range of ROG monitors, even two years on the PG35VQ checks off plenty of the items on gamers' recent display wish-lists, though you'll pay handsomely for the screen.

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Samsung’s The Wall Luxury 8K TV launches next month and you can’t afford it

Samsung’s The Wall Luxury 8K TV launches next month and you can’t afford it

If you follow technology news, there's a good chance you've heard of Samsung's massive, modular display called simply "The Wall." What was first launched as a commercial product is now getting a consumer version, nearly a year after Samsung announced that such a model was in the works. Don't take that to mean that The Wall is going to somehow get cheaper in its jump to private residences, as it's still very clearly a product for those with deep pockets.

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Samsung 27-inch CRG5 curved gaming monitor hits 240Hz

Samsung 27-inch CRG5 curved gaming monitor hits 240Hz

Samsung has brought its latest gaming monitor to E3 2019, with a 27-inch, 240Hz G-SYNC compatible curved LCD promising silky-smooth gameplay. The Samsung C27RG5 trades resolution for refresh rates: while it tops out at 1920 x 1080 pixels, rather than hitting 4K, the rate at which it can keep those pixels updated is much faster than the average monitor.

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Apple wouldn’t let me touch its $999 Pro Display XDR stand

Apple wouldn’t let me touch its $999 Pro Display XDR stand

Sculptural. Elegant. Sinuously crisp. Not typically words you'd expect to hear about a monitor stand, but then again the Apple Pro Display XDR is no ordinary monitor. When Apple decides to make the best screen in the industry, it doesn't hold back, and the accessories are equally excessive.

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Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display XDR prices and 2019 release dates

Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display XDR prices and 2019 release dates

In the 2019 Mac Pro and Apple Pro Display we've got the most powerful, massive, and expensive top-end Apple computing hardware ever made. The Mac Pro for 2019 is modular, which means you'll be able to buy a bunch of different configurations, also right out the gate. To make full use of the power coming with this Mac Pro, Apple's delivered the Apple Pro Display XDR, a monitor that's also quite unique.

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Apple Pro Display XDR is the perfect Mac Pro monitor

Apple Pro Display XDR is the perfect Mac Pro monitor

With a new Mac Pro on the horizon, Apple has decided that a computer as beefy as that needs an equally beefy display. Right after giving us a few demos of the Mac Pro in action at WWDC today, Apple introduced us to the Pro Display XDR, a 32-inch 6K retina display that's meant to go hand-in-hand with Apple's top-of-the-line desktop. That, of course, means that you're going to paying a significant chunk of change to own one.

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Android makers tweet tech magic to steal Apple’s WWDC thunder

Android makers tweet tech magic to steal Apple’s WWDC thunder

This morning a couple of relatively major Asia-based Android smartphone makers shared a bit on the new technology tip to out-do Apple just before WWDC 2019. Today is the first day of WWDC, Apple's developer conference, where they'll focus largely on software news for the public (and for developers behind the scenes). Xiaomi and OPPO showed off how Android devices will have under-display cameras likely months before Apple adopts anything similar.

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AUO LCDs boast fullscreen in-cell fingerprint scanner, tiny punch-hole

AUO LCDs boast fullscreen in-cell fingerprint scanner, tiny punch-hole

You don't often hear of smartphone display makers unless they're Samsung, Sharp, Sony, LG, or JDI. Some panel makers, however, do want their customers to know that they were there first in whatever innovation those smartphone makers may be bragging about. AU Optronics (AUO) definitely wants to give off that vibe in it latest showcase at the SID Display Week 2019, which includes two smartphone LCD screens addressing two of the biggest trends in smartphones these days.

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Louis Vuitton OLED screen bags are sure to grab all kinds of attention

Louis Vuitton OLED screen bags are sure to grab all kinds of attention

If you thought that wearables like smartwatches and bracelets were the pinnacle of fashion and technology, Louis Vuitton would beg to disagree. The luxury fashion brand has just revealed a fusion that will leave you in awe and bewilderment, in both good and bad ways. Presented as part of its 2020 Cruise Collection, this "Canvas of the Future" adds real OLED screens on a duffle bag and a bucket bag which are sure to attract the attention of everyone, including less savory individuals.

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About OnePlus 7 Pro’s super speedy new screen

About OnePlus 7 Pro’s super speedy new screen

Apparently someone told OnePlus to get on the sweet, sweet high refresh rate display train, because the OnePlus 7 Pro's coming in hot. If the latest set of rumors come true - and there's good reason to believe that they will - the OnePlus 7 Pro might well be reaching for the finesse of a "gaming" product, but without the whole "gaming" necessity. This might be the super-sweet display you didn't know you were waiting for.

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Acer Predator gaming line explodes: All the new model details

Acer Predator gaming line explodes: All the new model details

Acer held an event in New York City today where it announced a lot of new products, and its Predator line in particular got a lot of love. Not only are we getting a pair of new Predator Helios laptops, but we'll also see the company launch a new gaming desktop, a new display, and a collection of accessories. There are even more products aimed at gamers outside of the Predator lineup, as Acer is launching two refreshed Nitro notebooks as well.

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