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Do you have an aging parent or relative who wants to live on their own, but you are concerned about fading health?  They don't want to live with you or in an assisted living facility, but you'd like a way to know what is happening with them on a daily basis?  There are various monitoring devices [...]

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Posted in: Health, Fitness, Sports, News
venos-sidecar

Small laptops are great when you need something that is ultra portable, but the trade off is that they usually have smaller displays which ends up making you feel cramped and squinty. The Venostech SideCar is an interesting solution that doesn't require any power and uses devices you already own to add additional screen space [...]

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Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News, Tablets, Ultra Portables
powersensor

Philip's has just announced two new PowerSensor LED displays that cut energy costs up to 80% by detecting a user's presence and automatically reducing the brightness when the person steps away from their computer. This not only reduces energy consumption and your electric bill, but it also helps prolong the life of the monitor. The [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News
lg-29ea73-1

When I sold my 27 inch iMac a few years ago and switched to a 13 inch Macbook Air, it took me a little time to get used to having less screen real estate. For the most part I haven’t had too much trouble doing my work on the small screen. But for the last [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
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We've told you about USB monitors before, but the CINQ includes a special clip that allows you to mount the 10.1 inch 720p monitor right to the side of your laptop's display. The monitor is compatible with PCs and Macs and has a max resolution of 1280 x 720. It features a matte / anti-glare coating, [...]

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Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News
aoc-e1659Fwu

When I downsized from a 27" iMac to a 13" Macbook Air for my main computer, It felt liberating being able to carry around my computer anywhere I needed to go. But giving up a huge display for one much smaller did take some adjustment. When I'm couch surfing, I don't really mind the smaller [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Laptops and Gear, News
mimo-magicmonster-1

It doesn't make a difference if you use a desktop computer connected to a huge display, or a laptop with an 11 inch display, you will always want more screen space. I know for me that it was a pretty big adjustment when I downsized from a 27" inch iMac to a 13" Macbook Air. [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Reviews
aocdock

The AOC Aire iPlay (e2343Fi) is a 23" inch monitor that is only 12.9 mm-thin and offers full HD 1080p resolution, a 50,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio and 2 ms response time. The feature that sets this particular monitor apart from all the others on the market is that it has a built-in 30-pin docking station [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
bodymedia_fitlink-activitymanager2

The fitness/exercise equipment I typically use measures heart rate, speed, distance, cadence, etc. With this data, either the device, sync software, or website can approximate the calories burned during the periods of exertion. Measuring and tracking the data points is a great training tool but does not necessarily facilitate overall weight loss. The designers and [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Health, Fitness, Sports, Reviews
ergosensor

"Don't slouch!" "Don't spend so long at that monitor!" "Turn off the power when you're finished!" Sound like anyone's mother? Well the new Phillips ErgoSensor range of monitors is now a mother substitute. The monitors feature: Optimal viewing distance measurement and advice Time-break reminder Neck posture detection and corrective advice User presence detection and behaviour [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News
lenovo-lt1421-8

This post brought to you by Lenovo. All opinions are 100% mine. Is it possible to have a computer monitor that is too large? I think not! More is always better when it comes to screen real estate. But adding a 2nd monitor to your desktop or your laptop setup can be a hassle because [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear, Reviews
Mimo Magic Touch

Mimo Monitors has just announced their Magic Touch 10.1" Capacitive Touchscreen.  While a touch screen is nothing new and neither is video via USB connection, the Magic Touch manages to combine both and can be connected using a single USB 2.0 cable.  Running  a resolution of 1024X600 it's only fully touch compatible with Windows 7 and [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, News
Gunnar 01

If you're like me who sits in front of a computer monitor for long hours, in my case two monitors side by side next to a TV monitor editing music videos, PayPerView programs and PSA/TV commercials, your eyes tend to become strained from the effects of staring at the monitor.   But never fear, there is [...]

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Posted in: Gaming Gear, Health, Fitness, Sports, Reviews
Review - ViBook 001 (500x375)

I am a master of multiple monitors. At my last job, I wrangled my way into having a total of four LCDs connected to my workstation, which was pretty fantastic for multitasking. The downside was that such a configuration requires more than one video card (usually). Your run-of-the-mill video card has either one or two [...]

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Posted in: Audio, Video, TV Gear, Computer Gear, Reviews
DoubleSight_Quad-Monitor-Flex-Stand

After writing up the article on DoubleSight Displays' new USB displays, I did a little exploring of the rest of their website, and it appears that they specialize in multi-monitor setups. I've never really given much thought to a multi-monitor stand, as I've never had more than two monitors at once, but after looking at [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear
DoubleSight_190u

If you've been looking for a simple way to physically expand your computer desktop, you now have a few more options.  DoubleSight Displays has announced the release of their Smart USB line of USB LCD displays, ranging in price from $120 for a 7-inch display to $160 for a 9-inch display with a built-in webcam.  [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear

TRITTON Technologies enables PC and Mac users the opportunity to enhance their computer capabilities by adding up to six VGA displays with the help of the See2 UV150 and See2 Xtreme external VGA video cards. The See2 UV150 can add a second VGA display to computers at $49.99. The See2 Xtreme USB to DVI external [...]

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Posted in: Computer Gear, Laptops and Gear
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Like several gadgets that I have reviewed, I am often attracted to products originally designed for children. Many children's gadgets are brightly colored and are simply designed which makes them visually appealing. The ShowerPets Starfish Water and Temperature monitor naturally fits into these categories, Plus... Who wouldn't want a starfish to hang out in your [...]

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