One of the great things about this mobile revolution is that there’s always something new and/or improved coming out. So long as it’s classified as either “now” or “soon”, whatever you get is going to be one of the best. Naturally, smartphones and tablets take the top slots, since those are the core products for accessories to revolve around. But everything gets an upgrade option eventually.
Most projectors are pretty boring to me. We commonly associate these hulking, ugly things with school classrooms, work meetings, or presentations in front of groups. The kind of projector I like is the one that pulls out of my pocket when I want to toss up some cartoons or a movie on a blank wall. That’s my kind of fun.
Pocket or pico projectors are already pretty neat to begin with. Plug them into a laptop or mobile device in order to create a very large display screen. It’s useful for conducting presentations and fun for home media entertainment. Since most of these projectors can fit in the palm of your hand, they’re easy to carry and set up. But if you ever wanted to get more out of a projector, the team behind TouchPico are on the verge of doing just that.
Sharp has announced a prototype for its free-form IGZO displays. Unlike traditional displays that only work with rectangles and squares, the Sharp displays could be used on devices like smartwatches to provide different form factors. The displays are based upon the company’s IGZO semiconductors which offer a much higher resolution than what would be found on most devices. The pixels found on regular LCD screens are larger than those on IGZO displays, thereby allowing IGZO to have a higher resolution.
Touchscreen monitors are becoming more popular as a result of touch-friendly operating systems like Windows 8 but USB monitors generally have not jumped onto the touch bandwagon. ASUS is one of the first companies to introduce a touchscreen USB monitor and it has done so at the annual Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan. The new ASUS 14-inch USB monitor is the company’s first to be outfitted with a touchscreen and it will work fine with any device that has USB 3.0.
Intel has announced a new partnership with Samsung at Computex 2014 that will hopefully lead to cheaper 4K monitor prices. There are two main problems with 4K that have resulted in a lack of adoption, expensive monitor prices and minimal 4K content. With this partnership, Intel will at least be able to address the price issue and it says that Samsung should be coming out with a 23.6-inch PLS 4K monitor for just $399.
Imagine that you’re working diligently on your home desktop PC, right up to the time you need to go. Most would resort to continuing their work on a mobile tablet or smartphone device while away from their large-screen desktop. But with AOC’s latest mySmart All-in-One displays, you get the best of an Android device and 22- or 24-inch LCD screen.
Projectors are oftentimes associated with professional work or school. You know. Presentations in front of groups, or a teacher doing some math work for the entire class to see. Useful? Sure. Fun? Not really.
Google has quietly launched its new Chromebox for Meetings. This Core i-7 Asus Chromebox setup retails for $999 and is available in the U.S. starting today. Basically, that’s the price that companies have to spend for a single meeting room. According to Google, with Chromebox for Meetings, companies can outfit 10 rooms or more with a powerful device for holding virtual meetings with Google Hangouts and Google Apps powering virtual meetings.
If you’ve been thinking of making the leap to a 4K Ultra HD TV but you’ve been worried about your pornography’s resulting resolution, fear not! I mean what good is phenomenal resolution without, well, porn? In the past, it’s always porn that brings new technological developments to the next level. Why do you think the internet is so popular? Think about it.
The touch display market is set to become even bigger as and Samsung strengthen their partnership. Corning is already a leader in specialty glass but it’s now gaining full control of the Samsung Corning Precision Materials Co., Ltd.
Being an intelligent customer has never been more important in society. In this modern world, new products, namely in the tech industry, seem to appear on a daily basis. Companies use marketing practices to entice customers to remain on top of the wave, so to speak. But ‘newer’ doesn’t always translate to ‘better.’ A new more »