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Samsung brings 240 Hz refresh rates to 4K monitors

(credit: Samsung) 4K has saturated the TV market, but the sharpest mainstream display resolution is not as common in PC monitors, due to price and limitations. PC gamers specifically opt for PC monitors because they can generally hit higher refresh rates than TVs, which are typically at 60 Hz or 120 Hz, making fast-paced gaming […]

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LG’s 16: 18 ultra-tall monitor means less scrolling

Enlarge / LG DualUp Monitor (28MQ780). (credit: LG) If you haven’t noticed, screens have been getting taller. Laptops are the most obvious example, with more of them opting for 16: 10 this year than we’ve seen in years, with even a 3: 2 aspect ratio being an option. LG has now brought this taller view […]

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Ultra-tall 7: 32 monitor is ready for your never-ending newsfeed

Enlarge / EK-MD088. (credit: Nojima ) We saw the tall-screen trend coming—but we didn’t know things would get this tall. PC monitors that are taller than they are wide have enjoyed a resurgence this year, as they provide more vertical space for taking in long documents, articles, spreadsheets, and social media and news feeds. But […]

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Acer launches bacteria-resistant PCs

Enlarge / Acer’s Enduro Urban N3 (above) also comes in blue. (credit: Acer) Acer “antimicrobial” laptops have been around for a few years, but they became particularly relevant during the COVID-19 pandemic. During its [email protected] event today, the company announced three new PCs—a laptop, a two-in-one, and a tablet—that will be joining its antimicrobial lineup. […]