Macworld.au is reporting that a “well-placed source” familiar with Apple and their inventory and refresh schedules is now saying that there may be a MacBook Air update happening very soon—in fact, it could come as soon as tomorrow. There is apparently a new Apple product number out there, that being MC516LL/A K87 BETTER BTR-USA. The ‘BETTER’ portion of that number most likely points to it being in the Mac product line, and the MacBook Air is well overdue for an update. Now, the source also says that it may point to a new 27-inch LED Cinema Display, since that seems to be coming soon as well. However, there are thousands of these apparently headed to Australia, which would be more in line with a major new product revision.
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If you’ve been waiting to pick up a new 30-inch Apple Cinema Display, but were waiting until Apple released an LED-backlit version, there may be hope for you yet. Now, we don’t want to get your hopes up too much, but from the looks of things, the 30-inch Cinema Display have been pushed back. Typically, they would ship within 24 hours, but as of today, it is showing a 5-7 business day wait. Historically, when there is a large and sudden shipping delay like that, we’ve seen a product refresh follow soon thereafter. Now that Apple has worked out the 27-inch iMac LED display issues, maybe it’s finally time that the 30-inch display gets update (or replaced with a standalone LED-backlit 27-inch Cinema Display.)
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Newegg has got a couple of great deals that we thought we’d share with you guys right quick - first, they’ve got a 27-inch Asus widescreen LCD monitor, which dual HDMI, selling for $369.99. It’s a 1080p screen, it’s huge, and it’s fairly inexpensive, so we like it. Secondly, if you want a larger screen for your living room or bedroom, they’ve got the 46-inch SCEPTRE 1080p LCD HDTV for $699.99. It has 4 HDMI inputs, a built in ATSC tuner, VGA port, and even includes an HDMI cable. So there you have it, two nice displays from Newegg at a discounted cost.
As always, you can find all sorts of Newegg promo codes and deals on our forums.
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Every major display manufacturer is working on some sort of flexible display, and we’re excited to see the technology come to fruition. The display you see here ist 0.2mm thin, which is totally impressive.
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NEC looks to be trying to squeeze every last penny out of the non-16:9 monitor marketplace with the MultiSync EA109M. It has 1280 x 1024 resolution, five millisecond response time, 4-way ergonomic stand, 900:1 contrast ratio, and black bezel finish. We know, completely underwhelming. What’s worse, though, is they are pricing it at $259, ensuring that no one but out-of-date government agencies and schools will be purchasing them.
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When Apple launched the unibody MacBook Pros, one of the loudest cries we heard from the Mac community was in relation to the loss of the matte display option. You see, while Apple touted colors that “pop” a bit more off of the glossy screen, those of us who like to be, you know, mobile with our notebook computers, cried foul. The problem with a glossy-only option (or lack of option, really) is that if you are using your MacBook Pro in the sun, you essentially have a screen that can double as a mirror.
Well, Apple has heard those cries, and has finally brought a matte screen option to the 15-inch MacBook Pro, something that the 17-inch unibody version has had since the get-go. It’ll cost you an extra $50 for the privilege, and you also lose the black “borderless” infinity bezel around the screen, and instead get a silver bezel like previous versions of the MacBook Pro.
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Dell is no stranger to the display business, which may explain why they have launched three new models, seemingly without letting anyone know about them. The 22-inch E2210H and 20-inch E2010H are $199 and $139, respectfully. The E2210H has a full HD resolution, while the E2010H sports 1600 x 900 pixels. The other is the ST2310 (pictured) which is a widescreen with full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution, as well as DVI/VGA/HDMI inputs plus a 50,000:1 contrast ratio with a price point of $229.
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I don’t know what it is about the Mimo 710-S, but I just have to like it. Maybe it’s because I could use a little portable flip-shut monitor for my laptop, even if it is 7-inches with 800x480 resolution. Maybe it is because it attaches to my laptop easily via USB. Actually, I think I like pretty much everything about the Mimo 710-S, except the price, which is $140.
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Some of you probably work with two monitor screens, but what if you simply bought one monitor that was two monitors? I suppose this was the inspiration for EVGA’s InterView, which has two monitors that can swivel. (You can see from the photo that one is turned 180 degrees.)
Each one has a resolution of 1440x900, and are 17-inch at the diagonal. The stand itself has 4 USB ports, a built-in webcam, as well as an input for a microphone. There is also a DMS video connection.
Like it? So do I. Be prepared to pay a pretty penny’s worth of $649 for it, though.
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You have to admire the looks of the redesigned MIU HDPC. With a 4.1-inch TFT screen (800 x 480) and a 2.4-inch AMOLED display (320 x 240,) we are talking major functional. Partially powered by Intel Atom, its screen can slide, flip and tilt. Use it for computer chores, as a cell phone, play music, or navigate with it. Rumor has it that the Korean gadget will be available for about $500.00. Contact MIU for more details and availability.