ChillN666 wrote:Can I use this as a computer monitor? Will it burn my corneas/pupils/lens???
You certainly can (it has HDMI/VGA ports), but I wouldn't even consider it.
1920x1080 at 40" yields an abysmal 55 dpi. To compare, most consumer grade monitors average 90-100dpi, and some laptops (17" 1080p) will get 130dpi. The Retina Mac is 220dpi.
If you put this on your desk and try to use it like a monitor, you'll be very disappointed. Everything will be oversized, blurry, and look like crap.
If you really want a big monitor, you need something that has more pixels to go along with more inches of screen size.
There are a few options; Apple's thousand-dollar Thunderbolt (formerly Cinema) Display is the gold standard. 27" at 2560x1440 yields an excellent 109dpi.
If, like me, you prefer not to drop a grand on a monitor and are willing to be a little adventurous, you can get a no-name brand 27" 2560x1440 monitor shipped to you from South Korea for under $300. Google around and check eBay -- I got the Yamakasi Catleap Q270.