Review: Dell’s 32-inch UltraSharp monitor has a high-contrast IPS Black screen

Review: Dell’s 32-inch UltraSharp monitor has a high-contrast IPS Black screen
Enlarge / Dell's UltraSharp U3223QZ 4K monitor. Scharon Harding Specs at a glance: Dell UltraSharp U3223QZ Panel size 31.5 inches Resolution 3840×2160 Refresh rate 60 Hz Panel type and backlight IPS Black, LCD Ports 2x USB-C upstream, 1x USB-C downstream, 1x HDMI 2.0, 1x DisplayPort 1.4, 1x DisplayPort 1.4 out, 5x USB-A downstream, 1x 3.5 mm, 1x RJ45 Size 28.06 × 9.06 × 19.6-25.48 inches with stand(712.6 × 230 × 497.84-647.27 mm) Weight 26.23 lbs(11.9 kg) Warranty  3 years Price (MSRP) $1,029 I get it; not everyone finds monitors as exciting as I do. For most people, a little extra color or a larger range of tones don't really differentiate one screen from another. So I don't blame Dell for stuffing the UltraSharp U3223QZ 4K monitor with fluff like motion-activated controls,...

Samsung M8 Smart Monitor review: A versatile and affordable 4K display/smart TV

Samsung M8 Smart Monitor review: A versatile and affordable 4K display/smart TV
Pros Attractive 32-inch 4K display Competitive price Good connectivity 1080p webcam AirPlay support for Apple devices Cons Weak speakers Build quality could be better Poor documentationApple recently experienced a rare misfire with the launch of its 27-inch Studio Display. The display's 5K resolution delivers very good image quality, but its high price and glitch-ridden webcam were less welcome. So Samsung's announcement in April that it was taking pre-orders for its new M8 Smart Monitor was clearly intended to steal some of Apple's thunder.The M8 -- or S32BM801 to give its full model number -- has now shipped, and at just $699.99 or £699 it provides an attractive 32-inch display with 4K resolution for less than half the price of Apple's Studio Display ($1,599/£1,499).  It's also more than a simple computer display, as it runs...

Best heart rate monitor in 2021: Top health tech gadgets

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are paying more attention to our personal health and wellbeing.  Smart healthcare gadgets and services have the capacity to improve our health by monitoring vital signs and flagging up any unusual rhythms and behaviors for further investigation. Some can help us learn about -- and potentially improve -- our sleeping patterns; others will help monitor our fitness, gym sessions, and activity, and portable, smart electronics provide testing kits for everything from gluten to blood pressure readings.  Smartwatches, rings, brooches, clothing, and other devices small enough to be thrown into your bag that also perform as medical devices are all now common and widely available. They can be stylish, too, and can suit a range of budgets.  Top heart rate monitors Below, we have...