Sharp’s flat-screen, 16:9 television/computer monitor, which is a reasonable
17-inch size with 1280 x 768 resolution, has been out for a few months now. But
its price has just recently fallen as low as U.S. $475 with an $80 manufacturer’s
rebate that some vendors are able to offer. (This rebate is good through Aug. 15
but is apparently only available in the United States.) You can work on your PC
while a separate picture-in-picture tuner displays a smaller window showing what’s
on your favorite cable channel.