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Samsung Series 9 LED monitor available now

Samsung Series 9 LED monitor available now

Samsung has begun shipping its 27-inch Series 9 LED monitor to the US. The monitor is aimed at design professionals, featuring exclusive Natural Color Expert technology that provides a richer viewing experience for working with graphics, photos, and video. Each monitor is calibrated for an hour at the factory, while a separate sensor can be purchased for in-home adjustments using its built-in calibration engine for precise color.

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AOC Aire iPlay 23-inch 1080p display features built-in iPhone dock

AOC Aire iPlay 23-inch 1080p display features built-in iPhone dock

AOC has begun shipping its new Aire iPlay monitor, which it first announced back at CES 2012. The 23-inch display features a built-in iPhone or iPod speaker dock so that you can charge your device right in front of you while you work and listen to music from the device at the same time.

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Microsoft improves multi-monitor support in Windows 8

Microsoft improves multi-monitor support in Windows 8

Microsoft has taken to the Building Windows 8 Blog in order to detail multiple monitor support in Windows 8. The company has further improved its support in the operating system thanks to the increasing popularity of multiple monitor setups. Features that Microsoft will be adding include multi-monitor desktop backgrounds, panoramic pictures spanning multiple monitors, a multi-monitor taskbar, and the ability to launch Metro apps on any display.

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Acer introduces G6 LED monitors

Acer introduces G6 LED monitors

Acer has today introduced a new line of desktop monitors, the G6 series. All of the monitors feature TN panels, are LED backlit, and have low response times of between 2 and 5ms to eliminate blurring during gaming and fast moving video. Acer is introducing six LED monitors in different screen sizes, starting at 19-inches and maxing out at 27-inches.

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Samsung outs MHL capable 23/27″ LED monitors

Samsung outs MHL capable 23/27″ LED monitors

MHL has been creeping into more and more devices over the past year or so, first making waves with Samsung’s Galaxy S II. MHL allows an HDMI signal to be sent out over microUSB, assuming you have a powered adapter. Now Samsung is integrating the tech into two new monitors, which will let you plug the phone straight in and display a signal without the need for a separate power source.

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HP 2311xi IPS LED Backlit Monitor hands-on

HP 2311xi IPS LED Backlit Monitor hands-on

There's no better way to get lit up with LED backlit power on the high-quality end of the spectrum than with the HP 2311xi, and no less expensive way either. This monitor is set to work with IPS LED technology and is a backlit monitor to boot, with 23-inches diagonal of full HD display that's both thin and modern looking for your up to date office. Could this be the monitor you've been waiting for all your LED-loving life? Have a hands-on look at this monitor of the future on us.

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HP gets touchy with Compaq L2206tm 21.5-inch multitouch monitor

HP gets touchy with Compaq L2206tm 21.5-inch multitouch monitor

Touch-enabled monitors still aren't easy to find, despite the proliferation of touchscreens on the mobile side of the market. HP has expanded its monitor line with the new Compaq L2206tm, a 21.5-inch LCD panel with multi-touch capabilities. The company claims that its triple sensor technology eliminates no-touch zones while staying compatible with Windows 7's touch input requirements.

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HP launches Compaq LA2405x 24-inch LCD monitor

HP launches Compaq LA2405x 24-inch LCD monitor

If you're anything like me, the rise of 16:9 computer monitors is the bane of your working life - give me the (slightly) older 16:10 standard or nothing. That seems to be HP's reasoning behind the LA2405x, a 24-inch budget business monitor that bucks the trend of wider displays (with lower resolutions). The TN-LCD panel comes with a size-standard resolution of 1920x1200 pixels.

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LG promises affordable monitors with IPS4 series

LG promises affordable monitors with IPS4 series

More and more IPS monitors are hitting the market, but more importantly, the prices are tumbling down. The e-IPS panels on the cheaper monitors may not be as good as what you’ll find on professional setups, but they’re still head and shoulders above TN. LG has today announced a new line of IPS monitors, the IPS4 series, aimed at being “affordable” and noting how much better they are than TN panels.

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StatCounter: 1366×768 now the most popular resolution

StatCounter: 1366×768 now the most popular resolution

Remember when we were all using low-resolution 4:3 monitors? Maybe some of you still do, but the majority seem to have switched over to 16:9 and 16:10 screens on their desktops and laptops. New statistics by StatCounter show that 1366x768 has overtaken 1024x768 as the world’s most popular resolution.

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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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