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Eyes on the prize: Ten 23-24-inch monitors for under £150

Product roundup Computer displays have never been better value for money, from the all-singing, all-dancing models with every bell and whistle you can think of, to the less extravagant monitors. Indeed, paying less for a display no longer means major compromises on quality or features, as it once did. These days, panels for under £150 are not …
The Tanami Desert en route to Willowara

Going strictly hands-off: Managing your data centre from afar

If your core servers – and hence your core applications – live in a data centre, then by definition they're not on your premises. In many cases they may be hundreds of miles away – in fact, in a previous life, my employer's most distant data centre was six time zones away in the US Midwest. This means that you don't have the …
Dave Cartwright, 30 Mar 2015
Ultimate Ears Boom

We need to talk about SPEAKERS: Sorry, 'audiophiles', only IT will break the sound barrier

Feature Today’s loudspeakers are nowhere near as good as they could be, due in no small measure to the presence of "traditional" audiophile products. In the future, loudspeakers will increasingly communicate via digital wireless links and will contain digital processing. Indeed, the link between IT and loudspeakers is destined to grow …
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Apple cooperating at last on antitrust after MONTHS of wrangling – says court watchdog

Apple execs have made a "promising start" to fixing the company's antitrust compliance programme, says the monitor appointed by the court after the iPhone maker was found guilty of conspiring to fix ebook prices last year. However, the Cupertino corp has spent too much time dragging the process out, he said. Scrutinizer …
Tablet PC and Hantarex CRT monitor

El Reg's contraptions confessional no.2: Tablet PC, CRT screen and more

Cache in the Attic Before wandering to pastures new, Bill Ray revealed he is definitely of the mind that, if it still works, why chuck it? His old kit isn't sitting in a box in the attic, he uses it all regularly. Hantarex, HP and Motion Computing Hantarex hails from Italy but established a UK operation in 1981 and is still going strong. The …
Bill Ray, 7 Dec 2013
LG EA93 21:9 monitor

Hands on with LG's 21:9 monitors

IFA 2012 With so many telly boxes out there, it seems likely an on-board tuner on the TV itself will become a thing of the past in the not too distant. Perhaps LG’s EA93 21:9 aspect monitor, announced at IFA, offers a clue to the shape of things to come. LG EA93 21:9 monitor A 29in monitor touting a 2560 x 1080-pixel resolution it …
Bob Dormon, 31 Aug 2012
The Register breaking news

Sharp starts punching out IGZO LCDs for retina screens

They came too late for the iPad 3, but Sharp has now begun producing ultra-high resolution LCD panels based on its IGZO technology. Sharp today said it was making available 32in, 3840 x 2160 panels - that's 140 dots per inch - for monitors, plus 10in, 2560 x 1600 (300dpi) and 7in, 1280 x 800 (217dpi) for tablets. IGZO stands …
Tony Smith, 13 Apr 2012
Wacom Cintiq 24HD interactive pen display

Wacom Cintiq 24HD interactive pen display

Review So the Wacom Cintiq 24HD shows up at my door and it's huge. Seriously, this marriage of 24in display and graphics tablet tech needs two people to lift it out of the packaging and there are step-by-step instructions on just how to do it. This is definitely a professional piece of kit and, costing around £2000, I reckon unless you …
Lucy Orr, 6 Mar 2012

ScaleXtreme adds patch management to cloudy utility belt

ScaleXtreme, the upstart cloud-based systems management tool maker that is taking on heavyweights like IBM, CA, HP, and BMC, is adding patch management to its utility belt. The company launched its Xpert cloud-based systems management tool last June, which can build images for physical and virtual servers as well as public …
LG DM2350D 3D monitor and TV combo

LG DM2350D 23in passive 3D monitor and TV combo

Review The DM2350D is the first 3D combination monitor/TV released by LG. Sharing the same passive FPR 3D panel technology as its Cinema 3D TV siblings, it’s presumably aimed at wannabe 3D PC gamers and those looking for a jack of all trades screen that’s easy to accommodate in student digs or wherever. LG DM2350D 3D monitor and TV …
Steve May, 10 Feb 2012
Toshiba 14in USB LCD Mobile Monitor

Toshiba 14in USB LCD Mobile Monitor

Review It sounds like a great idea: a 14in LCD monitor that connects using USB. Perfect for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones, right? Well no, because it doesn’t work with them. That’s not to say Toshiba’s Monitor is entirely without merit. It’s a neat looking device, similar in size to a slim laptop and weighing the same as a …
Dave Oliver, 8 Feb 2012
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Riverbed virtualizes Cascade network monitor appliance

Riverbed Technology upgraded a whole bunch of its appliances this week, including its Cascade Shark network-monitoring products and its Steelhead WAN optimizers. El Reg covered the updates to the Steelhead appliances here, and now we'll tell you about Cascade Shark. The Cascade hardware appliances are high-end network …
Apple 27in Thunderbolt Display specs

Apple Thunderbolt Display 27in monitor

Review After Apple’s hoo-ha about the Thunderbolt port on its newest Macs and MacBook Pros, it’s great to finally have something to plug into it. But I began testing this monitor with tainted expectations: less ‘OK show me what you can do’ and more ‘oh lordy, yet another locked-in connectivity standard’. It ended with tainted love. …
Inside Apple's Thunderbolt cable

Intel preps Thunderbolt docking tech for Ultrabooks

Intel is developing a would-be standard docking connector for Ultrabooks. The technology is based on its Thunderbolt bus. The spec, revealed by VR-Zone, calls for a chunky plug that combines a mini Thunderbolt port and a proprietary connector for power and other data buses. What vendors connect the other end to is up to them …
Tony Smith, 28 Nov 2011
The Register breaking news

Tearful skin-beaters say good bye to the BumChum

If you're a veteran tub thumper and haven't secured your own BumChum, you're too late, with 2010's product of the year superseded by the much less interesting sounding BC Gigster. jr_robinson_plays_with_bumchum Session drummer JR Robinson likes playing with it... The launch of the BumChum last year left drummers excited by …
Team Register, 20 Oct 2011
LG D2000

LG debuts eye-tracking no-specs 3D screen

Monitor stories are usually zzzzz, but here's an interesting one for a change: a glasses-free 3D screen that tracks your eye movements to ensure, it's claimed, you always see a perfect picture. The kit comes from LG, and its called the D2000. It's a 20in panel and uses a parallax barrier to separate out left- and right-eye …
Tony Smith, 13 Jul 2011
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CloudSleuth slaps dashboards on heavenly grids

With more and more companies deploying real applications out there on public clouds, someone is going to have to deliver sophisticated performance monitoring and modeling tools that can span multiple clouds to not only help companies using cloudy infrastructure do their comparative shopping, but also to point their fingers at …
Samsung P2370HD

Samsung P2370HD TV-monitor

Review Combo TV-monitors are not a new idea, but all too often what you get is a standard PC monitor with a TV tuner bolted on. Yet with the P2370HD, Samsung has created a fully functional 23in widescreen TV, that’s designed to work just as well as a PC monitor. Samsung P2370HD Dual purpose: Samsung's P2370HD The monitor is …
Paul Monckton, 8 Dec 2009

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