Chapter 3. Monitors and Video
Early computers didn't use monitors; they simply printed everything on paper, limiting computer games to pretty slow rounds of tic-tac-toe. Monitors arrived a few years later, and once engineers got a taste of steering their first spaceships, video technology was quick to (and of course, continues to) improve.
Today's PCs connect to a huge variety of video gear, and this chapter guides you through how to:
Laptops and PCs share monitor technology, so nearly everything in this chapter applies to laptops, as well. The "Laptop Life" boxes explain any significant differences.