"Take everything you think you know about displays and throw it out the window. It's time for a clinic on what display specs really mean-brace yourself for the alarming truth. Vision is our most amazing and complex sense, so it's no surprise that display technology is so amazing and complicated. It's also no surprise that most consumers don't have a good understanding of how displays function, or the best way to select them, buy them, use them, and adjust them."
Are you unsure what all the different features in monitors and HDTV's do or does the technical jargon confuse you? Then this great article from Maximum PC will help you understand which features are simply marketing gimmicks, and which ones you really should be concerned with. It's an interesting read as it highlights how manufacturers try to get us to notice their monitors and TV's with extra features to improve our viewing experience, yet in reality they do next to nothing. In fact, when tested by Maximum PC they concluded it sometimes makes things worse! It's a very useful piece if you are considering buying a monitor or HDTV anytime soon.