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Portable alternatives to conventional LED monitors for coding on two large screens after traveling by plane?

I'll summarize the comments in this answer, since comments can be removed anytime on Stack Exchange: jcaron: remove the computer monitor stand. Mike Harris: one could use coworking spaces. David ...
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Low cost Android tablets with high quality screens

I'll recommend the 16GB Nexus 7 (2013 model) at $130 from Amazon. It runs any version of Android; I believe current versions are shipping with Lollipop and can easily be upgraded to Marshmallow. It's ...
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Low cost Android tablets with high quality screens

I would recommend the Amazon Fire 10" Wi-Fi 16GB which starts at $179.99 but you may be able to find it cheaper. This features an HD display of 1280x800 and quoting from the Amazon website: Fire ...
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Which products have a large E Ink Carta display?

I have not pulled the trigger on this purchase, (because of the relatively high price), so this is not a hands-on recommendation. When I went looking for an e-reader for reviewing and consuming ...
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Touchscreen technologies for outdoor use

I would recommend a resistive touch screen for outdoor/rugged devices. Resistive touch screens uses two sheets of non conductive material with conductive material in between the two sheets. When the ...
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A good alternative for a Dell 5558

I own Dell 5548 and it has a Full HD touchscreen, a very good quality screen, I'm very pleased with it as a Web Designer and as a Developer. Of course, its color reproduction is not perfect, but quite ...
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Tactile "ridge-forming" tabletop displays?

a) If you feel like spending then something like MIT's inFORM would be suitable for you (basically what you've asked for). b) Look at braille "monitors", but that's far from what you've asked. c) ...
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Microsoft Surface Book 2 with external displays

TL;DR: You'll need a different laptop. More info on your requirements would be good so I can make a better reccomendation. Natively Right out of the gate, Microsoft says no. Surface | ...
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13" Laptop with anti-glare display

You mentioned ZenBooks. There is a SKU with an 8th gen i5 and an anti-glare screen. ASUS ZenBook UX330UA-AH55 Also the Dell XPS 13 9360 has such a configuration option. See here http://www....
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Such a thing as a "subtitle screen"?

Thinking about this what you are wanting is what amounts to a one way chat application. Someone is typing into a chat window and what they type is displayed on the LED displays. What the LED display ...
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Seeking a "snap on" display for STM32

There are many options: Chose a board with has Arduino Morph connectors like https://nl.mouser.com/new/stmicroelectronics/stm-p-nucleo-wb55/ You can attach an Arduino shield (with display) on top of ...
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How to know how much time a computer monitor has been on?

After some more research, I have found a solution : the factory menu (or service menu)! To open this menu on my monitor, the procedure is the following: Turn on the monitor while keeping the "Menu" ...
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Handwriting with a stylus pen on a touch screen for remote collaboration

I have Wacom Intuos CTL-4100 tablet. I am using this with Xournal++ software (on ubuntu), works pretty well. It has pressure sensitivity. The main downside in my opinion is that as it is not ...
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Laptop for programming/utility and getting into Linux

Not recommending a specific laptop (at least not at this stage anyway) but a couple of points, nevertheless: Do not get one with a Broadcom wireless chipset - you won't be getting it to work with ...
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Cheap computers for teaching coding

Raspberry pi is cheap and can run linux... You can even program the gpio pins to turn on leds :)
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Cheap computers for teaching coding

Consider to make a post to your local forum covering toss-away items of value. Yahoo once had Freecycle, which has morphed to TrashNothing. One is permitted to post requests. Because you don't object ...
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What manufacturers produce displays with no air holes?

Monitors, like all electronics, produce heat. The cheapest way to get rid of this heat is to provide a path for the hot air to rise and cool air to flow in and across the device. The only monitors I ...
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Tablet like smart screen without battery

I have looked into doing the same thing. The solution I found is a bit more DIY but it has all of the capabilities you are asking and more. A Raspberry Pi and 7in Touchscreen.
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Really cheap alternative to a projector? [monocolor]

You've referenced a speed, which is likely not going to be a problem, depending on the driving computer. A Raspberry Pi may not be powerful enough, although the RPi4 seems promising. You've not ...
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Thinkpad X250 to X260 back cover compatibility?

Back cover is quite vague. The LCD back cover? It isn't compatible: The antenna placement isn't the same. Also, the hinge isn't the correct type. If you are talking about the back (bottom cover), it ...
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how to pick a lower brightness monitor

Display brightness should be in the specs as nits or candelas per square metre (symbol: cd/m2). Each model offered you should have a specifications page or document on the Internet you can reference, ...
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Laptop matrix parameters like wide color gamut, white variation, haze?

Here is a simplified explanation of each specification and their effect: Wide Color Gamut (WCG): This simply is a qualitative measure of the number of colors the LCD display can use as opposed to the ...
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Video board for 2k at 144Hz

I currently have a Ryzen 5 1600 + GTX 1080 setup. I'm getting about 100fps in most games at 1440p165hz. So if you really want to push 144fps, I would recommend getting a 1080ti or better. GTX 1080ti ...
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Video board for 2k at 144Hz

You should look to buy a NVIDIA GTX 1080ti or RTX 2080ti This Reddit post will help you. IMPORTANT: You should check if your MotherBoard accepts that Video Cards and if there's space inside the case....
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Portable alternatives to conventional LED monitors for coding on two large screens after traveling by plane?

I would suggest using something like this. These are folding / sliding screens from behind your monitor. Great for when you want to carry your laptop, but you should be able to do some serious work. ...
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Please help me choose between this Dell 24.1" 16:10 display and this LG 29" 21:9 display

The main difference between the LG and the Dell monitor is that the LG monitor has an "Ultra-Ultra-wide" aspect ratio, meaning that you will have a lot more horizontal real estate. I've heard of 21:9 ...
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how to clean LED Anti-Glare Panel display?

You could use a commercially available screen cleaning kit like this one from Amazon. You could also potentially use a soft microfiber cloth with water and a tiny amount of dish soap (put the ...
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24" external monitor will have crisper text than 27"?

The review reflects a general rule about monitor resolution; given the same resolution, a 27" monitor will be slightly less clear on text and fine lines than a 24" monitor. This is where pixel ...
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How to mirror the image from a computer monitor to a screen matrix

It's practical to consider that you need special hardware, if only to have the physical capability to connect twelve screens to a source device. A quick search for "tiling computer image over multiple ...
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What is the opposite of a glossy display?

You can go for either matte surface or anti-glare ones. The rough matte surface panels are still mostly used in the business notebook segment. The other type of anti-glare computer screens, which ...
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