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Samsung wants to get your laptops hitched

The LD220 and LD190X are ready, willing, and available as companions for your laptop.

Oooh, the things he would do to your laptop. Eric Franklin/CBS Interactive

It's difficult to make the monitor category exciting, but Samsung continues to try.

The company showed off two new monitors specifically designed as companion monitors for a laptop. The first is the 22-inch LD220, which has a native resolution of 1,920x1,080, a 5ms response time, and a contrast ratio of 1000:1. This display connects to the laptop via USB . The second is the 19-inch LD190X, with a 1366x768 resolution, a 5ms response time, and a 1000:1 contrast ratio. The latter monitor differs in that it connects to the laptop via a wireless antenna.

Each of the monitors was designed to sit very low and close to the actual desktop--similar to how a laptop's display sits.

Samsung's UbiSync technology is very similar to Displaylink and may even be the same tech with a different name. Displaylik and Ubisync allow you to connect up to six monitors to one system via USB-- and now with the LD190X, via a wireless antenna, too.

The LD220 will be available in the first quarter 2009 for $499; the smaller LD190X will be available in the same time frame for $599. Samsung is charging a premium for the wireless technology. Check out our slide showfor more shots of the two in action.