portable monitors

This 17-inch, 4K touchscreen is the best portable monitor we’ve ever used [Review] ★★★★

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espresso 17 Pro -- simulated screen image★★★★
espresso 17 Pro offers just about everything you could want in a mobile screen.
Photo: Ed Hardy/Cult of Mac

The espresso 17 Pro checks every box in a premium portable display. It sports a 4K resolution, touchscreen with stylus support, and a sleek design ready for on-the-go use.

The 17-inch screen is brilliant as a productivity enhancement when away from the office, but it’s also intended for digital artists to use everyday. Or just anyone who’d like a touchscreen Mac.

I tested the espresso 17 Pro in my home office and while traveling. Here’s why I love it.

Turn your laptop into an immersive gaming station with this portable second screen

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Turn your laptop into an immersive gaming station with pre-Prime Day savings on this portable second screen.
Work or play from anywhere with pre-Prime Day savings on this second screen for your laptop or tablet.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Adding a second screen to any computer can instantly take your experience to the next level. For gamers that need additional playing real estate, or remote workers looking to boost productivity, the way to do it is with the USteam F22 15.6-inch 1080P FHD portable monitor, now on sale for only $129.99 (regularly $229.99) with no coupon necessary.

The super-low price is due to our epic Deal Days sale. It’s our answer to Prime Day — Black Friday in the summer, if you will. That means you don’t have long to snap it up. This price is only available through July 14 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific (while supplies last).

Budget-friendly 15.6-inch external screen makes you more productive wherever you go [Review] ★★★

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Arzopa Portable Monitor A1C review★★★
The Arzopa Portable Monitor A1C (shown here with a simulated screen) offers more room to work at a very attractive price.
Photo: Ed Hardy/Cult of Mac

The Arzopa Portable Monitor A1C is a 15.6-inch, 1080P monitor ready to be connected to a Mac, iPad or gaming device over USB-C or HDMI. Given its relatively low price, the screen is one of the better options available for those on a tight budget.

It’s currently available at a price below $100, which is significantly lower than the cost of rival products.

I tested the portable display in my home office and on a recent vacation. Here’s what I found.

Extend your MacBook’s screen with over half off this portable 4K touchscreen

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Live the digital nomad dream with this portable touchscreen monitor, on sale with half off today.
This portable touchscreen will turn any device into a multi-screen workstation - and it’s half off today.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

Your MacBook makes for a great, portable work machine, but all laptops come with inherent downsides. For one, their screens are nowhere near as wide as a desktop display. A portable monitor could fix that, and this 4K touchscreen extension by Desklab might fit the bill for you.

It’s on sale with more than half off right now at just $289.99 (regularly $700).

Pair this portable touchscreen monitor with your MacBook and see double

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Even your iPhone can connect to this plug n play touchscreen monitor.
This plug-and-play touchscreen monitor can turn your MacBook into a proper workstation.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

MacBooks make great work computers, but their tiny little displays might be holding you back — especially if you zip through video edits and spreadsheets all day long. If you want the complete workstation experience for National Work From Home Day (that’s today, BTW), you may need a bit more screen real estate.

Desklab offers just that with this portable, plug-and-play 4K monitor, which could transform your MacBook into the dual-screen workstation of your dreams. During our 4th of July sale, it’s only $231.99 (regularly $700) with code JULY20.

Traveling musician takes his Mac mini rig on the road [Setups]

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It beats paying for a MacBook Pro. Or does it?
It beats paying for a MacBook Pro. Or does it?
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Apple products are famously not cheap. So much so that some people will go to considerable lengths to avoid shelling out for a new MacBook Pro, MacBook Air or iPad with keyboard. Today’s featured computer setup belongs to a traveling musician (famously not rich).

He takes his Mac mini on the road with him. Of course, with a Mac mini, you also need some sort of display and input devices, as in a keyboard and a mouse or trackpad. And you have to find room and set it all up wherever you lay your head.

Is it worth it? For some people, it is. We’ll explain why.

This plug-and-play touchscreen monitor is over $300 off

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Get a 4K plug and play monitor for 58% off today.
Add a second 4K screen to your Mac or iPad with this inexpensive portable monitor.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

An extra screen can expand your workspace or give another dimension to your hobbies. Desklab’s portable 4K monitor is a plug-and-play touchscreen that can give you much more room to breathe — and right now it’s 58% off at $289.99 (regularly $700).

You’ll be seeing double with this portable touchscreen monitor for MacBook and more

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Grab a second screen with this black Friday/Cyber Monday sale.
You can connect your MacBook (and basically anything else) to this portable second screen.
Photo: Cult of Mac Deals

An extra screen on your workstation can do loads to boost your productivity and entertainment. The Desklab Portable Touchscreen Monitor (4K) is a plug-and-play screen for your laptop. And now this portable 4K touchscreen monitor is on sale for just $231.99 (regularly $700) with coupon code CMSAVE20.

With these top-rated tablets and second screens, you can work and game anywhere

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Take your pick to upgrade your on-the-go computing experience.
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Some of the best things about the last year were the lessons we learned about flexibility — especially when it concerns working (and entertaining yourself) in different spaces. For workers who are on the go, and looking to connect anywhere with ease, modern technology has a lot to offer.

We rounded up the best portable monitors and tablets to take with you wherever. They’re perfect for drafting up emails, streaming your favorite content, taking video calls and more. And they’re all on sale!

This highly rated portable monitor is perfect for work and entertainment

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Connect this convenient portable monitor to your iPhone, Mac or iPad.
Photo: Uperfect

With the rise of premium streaming services like Apple TV+, HBO Max and Disney+, it’s no surprise that people spend more time watching video. And then there’s the sheer amount of work we do with our computers, tablets and phones.

All told, it’s the perfect time to invest in a second monitor that can connect to your Mac, iPad, iPhone and other devices. The Uperfect 15.6-inch Portable Monitor is the ideal pick to give you some streaming flexibility. It will let you watch content, do work or play games on a larger screen, wherever you want.

Use a second screen anywhere with $70 off this brilliant portable monitor

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Lepow portable monitor
This deals ends soon — don't miss out!
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Add a second screen to your mobile office setup with $70 off this excellent portable monitor from Lepow. It boasts a 15.6-inch display with a 1080p resolution, plus HDMI and USB-C connectivity.

The monitor is highly rated by Amazon customers, and now available at one of its lowest prices to date. The discount is good for a limited time only, though, so you’ll need to act fast.

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