Posted inNews

NexPad portable display is ready to add a second screen to your phone or laptop for $249

The NexPad is a portable 12 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS LCD touchscreen display designed to add a second display to your smartphone or notebook. But it does that in an unusual way, thanks to a magnetic mount that can either hold your phone in place or allow you use the NexPad as a […]

Posted inNews

Acer brings glasses-free 3D to gaming laptops, portable monitors

Acer’s SpatialLabs technology is designed to let you view 3D content on a 2D screen without the need to put on a special pair of glasses. Last year the company launched a high-end content creation laptop with support for the feature. Now Acer is bringing SpatialLabs to gaming laptops and portable displays. The new Acer […]

Posted inNews

Asus ProArt Display PA147CDV is a portable 14 inch 32:9 display with pen and dial input

Asus is showing off several new members of its ProArt line of professional displays at the NAB show this week, including a very unusual portable monitor with an ultra-wide display with support for pen input and a built-in Asus Dial that can be used to control functions in apps that support Microsoft’s Surface Dial. While […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits: Raspberry Pi OS, a tiny computer module with a 16-core CPU, and a Quick Look clone for Windows

The developers of Raspberry Pi OS have released a new build that eliminates the default “pi” user account, which means that in the interest of security you’ll need to create a new account when setting up the operating system for Raspberry Pi computers. Meanwhile SolidRun has introduced a new system on a module that it […]

Posted inNews

These portable 14 inch 3840 x 1100 pixel displays sell for around $150 and up

This week a crowdfunding campaign wrapped up for a 14 inch portable monitor called Lukos, which has an ultra-wide 3840 x 1100 pixel display sporting a 32:9 aspect ratio. If everything goes according to plan, backers who paid $419 or more should begin receiving their Lukos displays in April. But when I wrote about the […]

Posted inNews

Lukos is a portable 4K monitor with a 32:9 aspect ratio and a lot of inputs (crowdfunding)

There’s no shortage of portable monitors that can be used as a second screen for a laptop, tablet, or smartphone on the go. But most stick to the 16:9 aspect ratio commonly found in laptops (and TVs). The Lukos is a bit different – it’s a portable monitor with a 3840 x 1100 pixel IPS […]

Posted inNews

UPERFECT X Pro lapdock is a 4K portable display and keyboard for your smartphone

UPERFECT makes a line of docks that basically turn your smartphone into a laptop computer by adding a keyboard, touchpad, portable display, and battery. The company’s latest is the biggest, highest-resolution to date. It’s also the most expensive. The UPERFECT X Pro Lapdock features a 15.6 inch, 4K touchscreen display, a detachable keyboard, and a […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits: Intel Alder Lake hybrid CPUs and Xe-HPG graphics explained

This year’s Intel Architecture Day included a deep dive into some of the big changes Intel has announced for the next few years, including next-gen processors that combing high-performance and energy-efficient CPU cores onto a single chip and discrete graphics solutions designed to compete with AMD and NVIDIA in the gaming space. Intel’s 12th-gen “Alder […]

Posted inNews

Lenovo Yoga Tab 13 is an Android tablet with HDMI input (Use it as a portable display)

The Lenovo Yoga Tab 13 is an Android tablet with premium specs including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor, quad speakers, 8GB of RAM, and at least 128GB of storage. But this 13.3 inch Android tablet is also a multi-function device that you can use as a portable monitor thanks to an HDMI input. You can connect […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits: Nintendo Switch Pro, Qualcomm gaming handheld, and a portable E Ink display

The long-rumored Nintendo Switch Pro could finally ship this fall. Qualcomm may also launch a handheld gaming device powered by one of its ARM-based processors. And these reports come on the heels of leaks this week suggesting that Valve could launch a handheld gaming computer later this year. Competition in the handheld gaming space could […]