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Old 01-14-2011, 12:59 AM   #1
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Default Best of CES 2011

With CES 2011 behind us, it's time to round up the products that "wowed" the Techgage staff enough to earn our "Best of" award. Included among this list is ASUS' Eee Slate, BlackBerry's PlayBook, Contour's GPS camera, Crucial's Smart Tracers, GIGABYTE's G1, Kingston's MobiSX, Motorola's ATRIX and more.

Read through our carefully-picked selection of 12 products that simply "wowed" us at CES 2011. Discuss our choices and YOURS in this thread!
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:03 AM   #2
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Looks like Acer's Iconia touchbook was voted one of the 10 best pieces of tech at this year's CES. I'd love to get my mitts on one of these for a review.

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Question ASUS PA246Q

All I'd like to know is:

Being that this new "professional" monitor sports a 1920X1200 resolution and a 16/10 aspect ratio, can it correctly display an image from a 1080P 'only' source 9 such as those produced from a gaming console like a PS3 or a BluRay player?

It has an HDMI port included, but is it good for anything other than a computer signal that can be adjusted to the native resolution?

Will a signal from a fixed resolution (1080P) source be stretched to fit and distorted or will it just leave a black bar on the upper and lower edges and display properly?
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It should display correctly with black borders.

HDMI is a two-way interface, so yes it should work fine regardless of what type of signal is sent through it. The monitor itself will be able to work with it as long as it's within the display capabilities of the device. In fact I stream content via my computer to my HDTV via HDMI. A Blu-ray player should have zero issues as it is effectively a computer inside, and is designed to output a very wide range of formats.
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