These are not the laptops of yesterday.
Will USB throughput changes help drive 8K?
Recently, Corsair, the specialist in memory and gaming hardware, revealed a new OLED monitor with a bit of a different take. It got me thinking about curved displays, a topic I haven’t covered for a while. The monitor is the Xeneon Flex 45WQHD240—the name more or less defines it! The 45-inch OLED monitor is a 21:9 format 3440 × 1440 … Read more
Apple’s new Mac Studio, clawed out of a single aluminum extrusion, measures 7.7-inches square and 3.7inches tall—designed to fit nicely under a display. Two fans on top draw air up from the circular vent on the bottom, pass over the PSU and motherboard and exhausted out from the back. It should be relatively quiet, but Apple hasn’t released any decibel … Read more
Founded in 2016 in Royal Wootton Bassett near Swindon, Uniphy has developed a 3D smart-surface solution. It combines novel algorithms and patented technologies, and uses standard materials and mainstream manufacturing processes. The result is touch screens that can be formed on various surfaces and include touch sensitivity to create smart 3D interfaces.
That’s 4K HDR in and out
VESA-certified DP40 and DP80 UHBR cables (pictured above) guarantee display connectivity and operation at the highest performance levels introduced with DisplayPort 2.0. Got DP 2.0 but aren’t feeling the bandwidth expected? It could be those cheap cables you bought. VESA is going to help you with that. The Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA) has announced its certification program for the … Read more
Bezels, HDR, and service
Most big-screen monitors are constructed with two or more LCD panels. The monitor people put a lot of effort to make them seamless and invisible. You can get a hint of it sometimes when your PC boots up, or when the driver circuits for one panel fail and you end up with a half screen. But, there are several occasions … Read more
You can have a split personality, or a real friend join you
This year, Pantone announced a brand new color to the color pantheon, Veri Peri. The association’s Laurie Pressman, vice president of the Pantone Institute, said the group’s members felt they had to come up with something special and something that expressed all the feelings and moods associated with 2022, a year that people hope will signal a new beginning. So, … Read more
Think Silicon, the IP GPU company in Patras, Greece that Applied Materials acquired in May 2020, just revealed their new 3D and AI-based GPU IP. The company was founded in 2007. In 2009 they released their first graphics accelerator called Think2D and a display controller ThinkLCD. Then in 2011 the company released a vector graphics GPU, Think VG. They licensed … Read more