Monoprice's 27-Inch Hi-Res Monitor Is Your Deal of the Day

Monoprice is taking pre-orders on a 27-inch, 1440p IPS monitor. It runs at 2560x1440—the same resolution as a 27" iMac. The panel is even made by LG, which is Apple's supplier for both the Thunderbolt Display and the iMac. This is a big, beautiful, pixel-dense screen. » 4/11/13 3:00pm 4/11/13 3:00pm

Monoprice MHD Action Cam Review: Not Bad for $100

It has pretty much been settled that the way to go for a premium action-cam these days is the GoPro Hero3. But not everyone has that kind of cash to throw around. The Monoprice MHD offers a simple and cheap alternative for capturing your adventures. » 3/19/13 3:34pm 3/19/13 3:34pm

The Truth About Monster Cable - Grand Finale (Part III)

Click to viewI warned you that it was back on. Monster's priciest—a $250 35-foot HDMI cable—goes toe-to-toe with Monoprice's longest and thickest—a $35 35-footer and a $53 50-footer. Which will win? Or more importantly, which will fail? Let's have a look, shall we? » 7/26/07 2:00pm 7/26/07 2:00pm

HDMI Cable Battlemodo Resumes

I just wanted to give you a heads- up that I will finally be posting the finale of our HDMI Cable Battlemodo today at 2 p.m. EST. Before you see the results, though, I wanted to take you through the testing process, so the results will make total sense. You with me? » 7/26/07 8:00am 7/26/07 8:00am

Attention Monster Haters: The Giz HDMI Cable Battlemodo Has Begun



Some of you might recall my recent article about Monster Cable. If you read it through, you'd remember it as the piece that outlined Monster's more credible scientific claims, culminating in my sober recommendation to buy a cheap HDMI cable first, then work your way up. (I got the impression that not all commenters… » 6/07/07 5:19pm 6/07/07 5:19pm

HDMI Ripoffs Continue: $89 HDMI Switcher Selling for $350

The HDMI rip-off outrage continues, where the next chapter in our sordid saga shows BetterCables.com selling a 5x1 HDMI switcher for $349.95, calling its "regular" price $449.95. The company generously tosses in two free 1-meter HDMI cables, which it says have a value of $139.90. So let's do the math: you're getting a » 2/26/07 8:09am 2/26/07 8:09am

HDMI Switches: Don't Get Ripped Off!

» 2/23/07 7:55am 2/23/07 7:55am

HDMI connectivity is getting cheaper wherever you look. It used to be that you'd have to pay exorbitant prices for anything with HDMI stamped on it—routing that digital video (up to 1080p) and audio at the same time must be incredibly expensive, right? But HDMI cables sold by unscrupulous retailers for 10 times more… » 2/23/07 7:55am 2/23/07 7:55am