Glossy or Matte screens for notebook computers?
Ever notice that all notebook computer screens are glossy? They are shiny and very reflective, which means that if you're in an area with a lot of natural light, you've got two options:
- Squint through the reflection of your own face staring at you.
- Crank up the brightness until the battery starts sizzling out of the bottom of the case.
The old matte screens were much easier to use in brightly lit areas...no reflections. I can see why touch screen pads need to be shiny, but why fully keyboarded notebooks?
What do you think -- do you prefer the shiny screens, or the old matted style?