VGA Stories May 24, 2016

Aukey display adapters with Prime shipping: USB-C to HDMI $14 or VGA $13, VGA to HDMI $9

Aukey Direct via Amazon offers its USB 3.1 Type C to HDMI Adapter for $19.99, but if you use the code JQBLKFNR the price drops to $13.99 Prime shipped. That’s $6 off the regular sale price and the lowest we’ve seen since before the holidays last year.

This adapter lets you connect most USB-C devices like the new MacBook or the Chromebook Pixel to a monitor or TV with an HDMI connection. You can mirror the display or use as a second monitor. It supports 1080P and 4K full HD. Rated 4.1/5 stars from 45 Amazon customers.

If you don’t have an HDMI monitor, Aukey has a USB 3.1 Type C to VGA Adapter for $12.99 Prime shipped when you use the code 9VH9BRKA at checkout. You can even pick up an HDMI to VGA Adapter for $8.99 Prime shipped with the code PO96MVCG. Like most Aukey products, these adapters have all received 4/5 star ratings and great reviews.

VGA Stories May 18, 2016

Aukey 4-port hubAukey Direct via Amazon offers the AUKEY 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub for $15.99, but when you use the code EIDLTC2H the price drops to only $9.99 Prime shipped. That’s $6 off the regular sale price and the lowest we’ve seen. This 4-port USB hub can fit in the palm of your hand and is lightweight. You can add four USB 3.0 ports to your PC or laptop and “take a mobile USB work station anywhere you go!” Rated 4.4/5 stars by 26 Amazon shoppers.

Aukey via Amazon also offers its aluminum 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub for only $10.99 Prime shipped when you use the code N8VPW29P at checkout.

AUKEY USB 3.1 Type C to VGA Adapter

Also, if you have a new MacBook or Chromebook Pixel and want to connect it to an external display, Aukey has you covered there too. The AUKEY USB 3.1 Type C to VGA Adapter is on sale for $13.49 Prime shipped when you use the code MXDVHZ5E at checkout. You can mirror your MacBook display to a TV in up to 1080p or use as a second monitor. Rated 4.8/5 stars.

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VGA Stories May 13, 2016

Dell 23-inch IPS LED 1080p HD Monitor $100 shipped (Reg. $149)

Best Buy is offering the Dell 23-inch IPS LED 1080p HD Monitor for $99.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the original price, $49 less than Amazon and the lowest we can find for it. This monitor features an ultra-thin design, a sturdy base, and intuitive touch buttons. It also has VGA and DVI ports. Rated 4.2/5 stars by 41 Amazon customers.

VGA Stories February 19, 2016

Seiki 39-inch 4K w/ 3 HDMI inputs: $300 shipped, 28-inch Yamakasi 60Hz 4K display: $270

Update (2/22 12:45pm):

NeweggFlash has the Seiki (model: SE39UY04) 39-inch 4K 120Hz LED-LCD HDTV for $299.99 shipped. That’s half-off the original list price and $95 less than Amazon’s current listing. It has a native 120Hz refresh rate though only 30Hz for 4K) and 3 HDMI inputs for your home theater devices. It also has 2 USB ports and 1 VGA to use as a monitor. Rated 3.9/5 stars from over 700 Amazon customers.

We also still have this Samsung 55-inch Smart 4K UHDTV for $700 (Reg. $900+) and our Daily Deal from this morning is still available as well: Westinghouse 55-inch LED 2160p Smart 4K Ultra HDTV w/ 3 HDMI inputs $450 (Reg. $700)

VGA Stories May 11, 2015

chip-9-computer

We love Kickstarter projects. It’s pretty awesome to find people that are pushing the limits of where technology can bring us. In the case of this Kickstarter, it’s a group that has raised nearly $800,000 off a $9 computer, good for over 15x its original goal.

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VGA Stories October 19, 2014

expiredHP Pavilion 22″ 1080P IPS display with HDMI input, thin profile: $60 shipped

HP offers its Pavilion 22xi 21.5″ IPS LED Monitor for $69.99. Coupon code SV3846 drops it to $59.99 with free shipping.

That’s the lowest price we’ve ever seen on a 22-inch IPS 1080P monitor with DVI, VGA and HDMI input by at least $30.  It gets 4/5 stars on Amazon where it is lauded for its small bezels, thin profile and wide angle displays.  Features:

  • Spectacular angles and IPS widescreen technology perfect for sharing photos, videos, games and more, now in a bold, new micro-thin design.
  • Modernize your home desktop with a contemporary, edge-to-edge panel design that delivers maximum views of all your favorite images and on-screen content.Save space in style, too.
  • Help reduce your power consumption and cut back on energy costs with an intelligent, energy efficient design built with the environment in mind.
  • The unique, micro-thin profile fits virtually anywhere without taking up valuable space.

Full Specs from HP here (PDF)

Note there appear to be problems with HP’s site and some folks are claiming it is a pricing mistake but I’ve been able to make multiple purchases and have recieved email confirmations below:

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