21:9 monitors have done a good job of filling a couple niche positions in the marketplace. For someone that wants a single display to watch movies and use with a PC, the aspect ratio can work well. With many games, the wider field-of-view enhances the game with more information on screen at once and a more immersive experience. Where they have fallen short is with their vertical resolution of 1080 pixels. Running two applications side-by-side makes everything feel cramped. For regular office work a 27” display for the same price has provided a better user experience, but what happens when we shift to a 1440 display? That's what we aim to find out as we review LG's new 34" display.

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The panel does not make the monitor. As I saw in my last 21:9 monitor review, even if you have the exact same panel in two displays, a whole...

45 by Chris Heinonen on 9/23/2013

Lenovo Announces New ThinkVision LT2934z Panoramic Display

Along with their new ThinkPad Ultrabooks, Lenovo also announced their new LT2934z panoramic display today in Berlin, Germany prior to the start of IFA. This is a 29” 21:9...

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LG 29EA93 Monitor Review - Rev. 1.25

Last year I reviewed the LG 29EA93 monitor before its scheduled US release date. As someone that thinks there is a good market for ultrawide displays, the 21:9...

110 by Chris Heinonen on 2/12/2013

LG 29EA93 Ultrawide Display - Rev. 1.09

When migrating away from 4:3 screens for home video, the 16:9 aspect ratio was chosen as a compromise between all the common formats at the time. For many film...

91 by Chris Heinonen on 12/11/2012

Toshiba Satellite U845W Ultrabook Review: Going Wide at 21:9

It's sometimes very easy to discount Toshiba as an also-ran when it comes to the latest and greatest. They have a strong retail presence as a budget notebook company...

59 by Dustin Sklavos on 10/16/2012

VIZIO XVT3D580CM HDTV: Stand Back, Wide Load!

VIZIO has announced their new XVT 58” HDTV, the first ultra-widescreen HDTV to hit the US market, is now available for purchase. Sporting a 21:9 (2.33) aspect ratio that...

24 by Jarred Walton on 6/27/2012

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