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While laptops and tablets offer more portability, to some, there's nothing like plopping down in front of a multi-display workstation for a few hours. These awesome custom creations should definitely whet the appetite of any techie who agrees. Starting off, we have a minimalist setup that features plenty of orange LED lighting illuminating a sleek triple-monitor arrangement. Continue reading for more.

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Researchers from Osaka University have created an interactive fog display with multi-viewpoint observation. This system utilizes the fact that dispersion of light by fog has directionality. It projects different pictures, from different angles, onto a cylindrical fog screen. Thus the 3D objects can be recognized from the motion parallax, which is how the view of objects changes depending on the viewpoint. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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TCL's LE40FHDE3010 40" LED HDTV is currently being offered for only $299.99 shipped, this weekend only. This back-lit LED television offers 1080p high-definition picture quality, lots of connections featuring MHL compatibility, with a picture that delivers incredible contrast and vibrancy. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.

Notable features:
  • Enhanced picture quality.

  • Plug and play compatibility.

  • Numerous inputs and outputs.

  • USB and MHL Connection For Photo Viewing.

  • One Year Limited Warranty.


[via Amazon]

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Dell's UltraSharp U2412M is currently being offered for only $229.99 shipped, this week only, originally priced at $349.99. Enjoy widescreen performance, any way you want it. With a 24", IPS technology and LED backlight, the U2412M provides a brilliant view, plus amazing adjustability to suit any style. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.

Notable features:
  • Powerful: Experience IPS technology, featuring a wide viewing angle with high-quality color representation for a peerless viewing experience.

  • Flexible: Pick the view that works best for you with an almost unlimited range of tilt, swivel, pivot and height adjustments.

  • Customizable: Change your energy usage settings, text brightness and color temperature with the touch of a button to help conserve energy with this eco-designed arsenic-free and mercury-free panel.


[via Amazon]

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BenQ's VA GW2750HM 27" LED Monitor is currently being offered for only $209 shipped, today only, originally priced at $419. Featuring the ultra-high 5000:1 native contrast, 20M:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and true 8-bit panel performance with deep blacks and minimized light leakage, this VA LED monitor refreshes your view with truly fantastic colors and details. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.

Notable features:
  • Connections: VGA D-sub / DVI-D / HDMI / Headphone jack / Line in.

  • Less than 0.3 watts of power consumption in Power Saving Mode.

  • Displays 16.7 million colors.

  • HDCP Compatible.


[via Amazon]

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Seiki Digital's SE39UY04 39" 4K Ultra HD TV is currently being offered for only $499.99 shipped, this week only, originally priced at $699. With over 8 million individual pixels (3840 x 2160) compared to about 2 million (1920 x 1080) on your current HDTV, the picture provides stunning clarity and colors that far surpass anything you've seen before. Product page. Continue reading for a video review and more information.

Notable features:
  • 3840 x 2160 Panel Resolution, 4K up scaling, Thin Bezel.

  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9, Refresh Rate: 120Hz, Component & HDMI Support: 480I, 576I, 480P, 576P, 720P, 1080I, 1080P, 4k2k 30Hz (only HDMI).

  • Video Connections: 1 Analog & Digital TV Tuner, 1 Component Video Input, Component Video (Y, Cb, Cr/Y, Pb, Pr): One VGA Input (15 pin, D-Sub).


[via Amazon]

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At £100,000 ($165,000 USD), Samsung's new 110-inch UHD TV is now the world's largest, packing four times as many pixels per inch as current high-definition sets. The company said that it has received ten orders from the Middle East already, though Chinese buyers are expected to snap up the largest portion of the sets. Continue reading for two videos and more information.

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Have an old LCD monitor laying around just collecting dust after being replaced? Well, here's one nifty project you can try this weekend. Simply put, this invisible monitor trick involves removing the polarizing filter from the display and inserting the filter into the lens area of a pair of old glasses. If you're not wearing the specially constructed pair of polarized lenses, the screen will appear blank and white, ensuring that nobody can snoop over your shoulder. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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BenQ's XL2420TE 24" Professional Gaming Monitor is currently being offered for only $296.99 shipped, today only. Co-designed with Counter-Strike legends, the 144Hz, 24"W, 3D-ready LED monitor gives gamers a competitive edge with features like the Black eQualizer, S Switch, FPS Mode,Display Mode, Smart Scaling, 1ms GTG, and 12M:1 DCR. Product page. Continue reading for a video and more information.

Notable features:
  • 144 Hz, Nvidia 3D Vision 2 ready.

  • ZeroFlicker technology for visual comfort during long game sessions.

  • Height adjustment, game mode loader.

  • FPS mode, RTS mode, Intuitive OSD, S. Switch.

  • D-sub + DVI-DL + HDMI1.4x2 + DP1.2/headphone jackHDMI 1.4 x 2, D-Sub; DVI-DL; DP 1.2, Headphone Jack.


[via Amazon]

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You may have seen canopy-style beds in the past, but Hi-Can aims to put a futuristic twist on the classic design. It's designed so you never having to leave the bed, literally. You can watch projected movies, surf the web or even play video games all while laying or sitting in bed. Continue reading for a video, more pictures and additional information.

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