Apple ditches CRT screens

Posted on Friday, Jul 07 2006 @ 22:23 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inq reports Apple is dumping the last CRT screens and moving over to an all-LCD line-up.
The news has given rise to plenty of mournful "I remember when" page-filling exercises on behalf of desperate hacks everywhere. In truth, it's surprising that these monstrosities have survived so long given the prices of LCDs today.

Dell’s online guide steers you to do the right thing in a way that wouldn’t disgrace propaganda sheets and children’s history books in tin-pot dictatorships.

It notes that LCDs are better in pretty much every way, longer lasting and better for the environment.

However, "for users seeking exceptional quality and great value … Dell CRT monitors offer many advantages to the customer who does not require the latest features and who does not have space or power consumption concerns."
More info over here.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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