The Surface Pro really has all the tools necessary to be your number one device, including a beautiful 12.3-inch PixelSense display, but that doesn't mean you won't be setting up a workspace at home or at the office. In that case, you're probably looking for an external monitor — something that lets you get more done thanks to its size and its resolution. To help with your setup, here are the best external monitors for your Surface Pro. Related: 5 Surface Pro keyboards that cost less than Microsoft's Type Covers Note: You may need an adapter for some of these monitors. The Surface Pro uses a Mini DisplayPort for external displays. See Surface Pro at Microsoft Store AOC Q2577PWQ The Surface Pro doesn't come cheap, so if you're looking at picking up a monitor shortly after picking up the laptop, a budget option will no doubt be tempting. In this case, with the AOC Q2577PWQ (about $300), you're still getting a fantastic product. It was chosen as our top pick for an affordable … [Read more...] about Best External Monitors for Surface Pro of 2018
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Working with web browsers, productivity tools, and other tasks can usually be better accomplished with higher resolutions, but what about games? Higher resolutions require an immense amount of graphics processing power, so what should you be aiming for when looking at a new display? Display resolutions One of the major factors to consider when choosing a new display is the resolution. 1080p is the most popular configuration used today, but 1440p and 4K are slowly acquiring market share. Here are the resolutions we'll be working with when selecting a new monitor (or TV if you wish to get into couch gaming): 1280 x 720 - HD / 720p. 1920 x 1080 - FHD (Full HD) / 1080p. 2560 x 1440 - QHD/WQHD (Quad HD) / 1440p. 3840 x 2160 - UHD (Ultra HD) / 4K 2160p. 7680×4320 - FUHD (Full Ultra HD) / 8K 4320p. Best gaming monitors The 4K resolution is considered the successor to 1080p. It doubles the horizontal and vertical resolution, so you can begin to understand just what's being asked of your … [Read more...] about 1080p vs. 1440p vs. 4K: Which resolution is best for gaming?
By Connor Letourneau Updated 9:47 am, Saturday, April 28, 2018 Warriors vs. Pelicans, Game 1 of Western Conference semifinals Time: 7:30 p.m. Where: Oracle Arena, Oakland Coaches: Steve Kerr, 4th season with Warriors (265-63 with Warriors and overall); Alvin Gentry, 3rd season with Pelicans (112-134 with Pelicans and 447-504 overall) On air: TV on TNT and NBC Sports Bay Area; Radio on 95.7 The Game Records: Warriors (4-1 in playoffs); Pelicans (4-0) Projected starters: Warriors: PG Andre Iguodala (7.6 ppg, 5.2 rpg), SG Klay Thompson (22.6 ppg, 2.8 apg), SF Kevin Durant (28.2 ppg, 8.6 rpg, 5.2 apg), PF Draymond Green (11.4 ppg, 11.2 rpg, 8.0 apg), C JaVale McGee (8.4 ppg, 5.2 rpg) Pelicans: PG Rajon Rondo (11.3 ppg, 13.3 apg, 7.5 rpg), SG Jrue Holiday (27.8 ppg, 6.5 apg), SF E’Twaun Moore (7.5 ppg, 3.8 rpg), PF Nikola Mirotic (18.3 ppg, 9.5 rpg), C Anthony Davis (33.0 ppg, 12.0 rpg, 2.8 bpg) Warriors injury report: PG Stephen Curry (left MCL sprain) is questionable. SG … [Read more...] about Warriors game day: Will Stephen Curry return for Game 1 vs. Pelicans?
Street price: $130; Deal price: $90If you're looking for a smart speaker and like Google's search ecosystem, this is a good opportunity to save some cash. At $90, it's a nice drop on the Google Home speaker, bringing it within $10 of the deals we saw during Black Friday and other holiday sales. Usually $130, this is the best opportunity to save on this speaker we've seen in a few months.The Google Home is our pick in our guide to Google Home voice-controlled speakers. Grant Clauser and Brent Butterworth wrote, "Google's wireless speaker, digital assistant, and smart-home controller looks better than its biggest competition, reliably responds to most voice queries, offers solid multiroom audio, and sounds pretty good."Street price: $28; Deal price: $22Forever seeking another USB port to charge your gear? The Anker PowerPort 6 is a nice option, offering an impressive 6 USB ports. Usually just under $30, right now this multiport USB charger is down to $22. Only the black color is … [Read more...] about Wirecutter’s best deals: Save $40 on a Google Home smart speaker
Microsoft's Surface Book 2 is undeniably one of the most impressive modular laptops on the market, and its display — available in two sizes — is absolutely gorgeous. However, there are plenty of times when extra screen real estate can make a big difference in productivity, and if you have room for a workstation, you might be looking for some external monitor suggestions. I've rounded up here the best for a variety of budgets and usage scenarios. Note: Consider the Surface Dock (about $200) for easy hookup of external monitors to your Surface Book 2. You can likewise have a look at the Surface USB-C to HDMI adapter (about $40) for a cheaper alternative. See at Microsoft Store Dell Gaming S2716DG With up to an NVIDIA GTX 1060 graphics card (GPU) in the 15-inch Surface Book 2, you might be interested in some gaming while you're not hard at work. In that case, check out Dell's S2716DG monitor with G-Sync technology (about $570). It was chosen as our top pick for a G-Sync … [Read more...] about Best External Monitors for Surface Book 2 in 2018