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How to Fix: Black Border on Laptop Display when Connecting HDMI to TV

Infopackets Reader 'Jackie' writes: " Dear Dennis, I just read the article you wrote about ' How to Fix: Windows 10 Black Border (Shrinking Screen) ' and have a similar question. I just upgraded to Windows 10; I have an HP laptop and have connected ... it to my big flat screen TV. The problem is that as soon as I plug in my HDMI cable to connect the HDTV to the laptop, the laptop displays black borders on the sides of the screen. How can I fix that? " My response: The reason you have black borders on the side of the screen whenever you connect your HDTV through the HDMI cable is because the ... (view more)

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How to Fix: Windows 10 Display (Black Border): Nvidia

Infopackets Reader Kim H. writes: " Dear Dennis, I just upgraded to Windows 10 and my screen shrank with a big black border around it. Previously I was running Windows 7 and the screen fit fine on my monitor. I read your article, " How to Fix: ... Windows 10 Black Border (Shrinking Screen) ," where you detailed how to manually adjust the video scaling options for Radeon video cards, so that the screen stretches all the way properly onto the monitor's edge. I have an Nvidia video card and was wondering if you had a similar fix so I can make Windows 10 fit properly onto my entire screen? " My ... (view more)

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'Ultra HDTV' Hyped at Consumer Electronics Show

Think the image projected by current high-definition televisions (HDTVs) is as sharp as it can get? Think again. At this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, experts expect Ultra HDTVs will push other TV display systems off center ... stage. Sony's new 4K television, for example, utilizes 4,000 pixels across the width of the TV screen. This effectively doubles the pixel density, compared with most 1080p displays currently on the market. Sony currently delivers its Ultra HDTV technology in the form of an 84-inch television set, which it sells for just over $24,000. As reported ... (view more)

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Apple, HDTV Black Friday Deals Revealed Early

Excitement is already ramping up for Black Friday, the year's most intense shopping event. Already we're seeing some leaked advertisements for various consumer items, with discounts on Apple products -- like the iPad , iPod , iMac, MacBook Air and ... MacBook Pro -- generating the most attention. Black Friday kicks off later this week and for most Americans marks the official beginning of the 2011 holiday season. For years now retailers and manufacturers alike have sought to generate a retail frenzy by drastically lowering prices on Black Friday. Apple Lowers Price on Most Products So, what deals ... (view more)

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Watch HDTV on Your Laptop

A newly introduced device being offered by AutumnWave is allowing laptop users to receive high definition television (HDTV) on the go. The product, called OnAir GT is an "ashtray-size high-definition tuner that plugs into your laptop, turning it ... into an HDTV set." The product uses an antenna to pick up analog and digital HD broadcasts. (Source: news.com ) The USB-powered OnAir GT requires users to upload product software so that they can watch HDTV on their laptop anywhere a receivable broadcast signal is available. (Source: autumnwave.com ) Although the common misconception is that HDTV is ... (view more)

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