As the tech industry gears up for the launch of the new USB4 standard, a few more parts first need to fall into place. Along with the core specification itself, there is the matter of alternate modes, which add further functionality to USB Type-C host ports by allowing the data pins to be used to carry other types of signals. Keeping pace with the updates to USB4, some of the alt modes are being updated as well, and this process is starting with the granddaddy of them all: DisplayPort Alt Mode.
The very first USB-C alt mode, DisplayPort Alt Mode was introduced in 2014. By remapping the USB-C high speed data pins from USB data to DisplayPort data, it became possible to use a USB-C...
This past weekend, HP unveiled three new LCD monitors aiming to be an affordable companion to your computing needs. Available starting May 16, these monitors range in size from...
Balraj Sandhu on 5/17/2010
If you haven’t been paying attention lately, energy conservation and being green is the latest and greatest trend sweeping the consumer electronics market. From energy-sipping power supplies to notebooks...
Brian Klug on 5/7/2010
Apple is in a position that’s enviable by any consumer facing company. It drums up genuine excitement for nearly every product it launches. Apple has somehow found a way...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/24/2010
Looking for a "professional" quality LCD with a super small dot pitch? Dell's new U2711 may be just the thing for you, even if it doesn't come cheap.
Jarred Walton on 1/22/2010
A while back, BenQ sent us their FP241VW LCD, an expensive high-end offering with some interesting features. Can this A-MVA panel best the competition, and does it even matter?
Jarred Walton on 6/17/2009
BenQ recently launched their new 1080P "FullHD" LCDs, available in 22" or 24" trim. Is there truth behind the FullHD marketing, and should one of these new LCDs be...
Jarred Walton on 11/4/2008
We have five new 24" LCDs plus results from previous LCDs. We also have some new tests to unveil. Can we crown a clear victor for the WUXGA throne?
Jarred Walton on 5/1/2008
The Samsung 245T features impressive specifications and a Samsung-made panel. How does this display perform, and is it a pattern of things to come?
Jarred Walton on 2/7/2008
The HP w2408 is the latest 24" offering to cross our test bench. Does it follow a well-trod path, or does it blaze new trails in LCD-land?
Jarred Walton on 12/21/2007
HP sent us their 22" w2207 LCD. The glossy exterior is certainly eye-catching, but how does it perform?
Jarred Walton on 8/1/2007
Ever wonder how a laptop LCD compares to a modern desktop unit? So did we, and to find out we ran several recent laptops through our display testing regimen...
Jarred Walton on 5/22/2007
Dell's 27" LCD occupies a unique niche, filling the gap between the 30" and 24" offerings.
Jarred Walton on 4/4/2007
We take a look at HP's new entrant into the 30" LCD market. It is a contender or pretender for the title of best 30" LCD?
Jarred Walton on 3/22/2007
With LCDs becoming increasingly affordable, many people are interested in upgrading to a larger display. We take a look at Acer's 22" offering and find a lot to...
Jarred Walton on 3/10/2007
Dell sells a lot of computer systems as well LCDs. We take a look at the 2407WFP and 3007WFP to help establish our baseline for LCD reviews.
Jarred Walton on 3/2/2007
We take a look at Gateway's new FPD2485W LCD to find out if this HDCP enabled display is worth your time or money.
Jarred Walton on 2/22/2007
Want to see the runners up for the most interesting Consumer Electronics and Displays from this year's CES? Here's everything that caught our eye after Sony's OLEDs.
Manveer Wasson on 1/18/2007
We're finally done with meetings at CES and now we're able to start recapping the show. We'll start off with some of the most impressive demos we saw...
Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/11/2007
Matrox has released a piece of equipment that is made only for running multiple displays as a stand-alone peripheral.
Josh Venning on 11/25/2005
This is the definitive ultra enthusiast display for 2005 - look out Dell.
Kristopher Kubicki on 7/8/2005