Retina display! It's a buzzword, but unlike other buzzwords, it's worth caring about. Your iPhone 4 has one, and now your new iPad will too. So what's the big deal? It's the new iPad's best new feature. Read on.
Short of kidnapping Tim Cook and waterboarding him, we couldn't be more sure the iPad 3 will boast a mega-pretty retina display resolution. But buzzwordiness aside, just how much better will the new sharpness be? It makes everything that came before it look puny. See for yourself.
MacRumors claims that they have scored an iPad 3 display. According to their analysis, the new iPad—which should be well into production at this point—will have double the resolution in the same surface: 2,048 x 1,536 pixels.
Chris Koerner was curious about what the oft rumored resolution of the iPad 3's Retina Display would look like compared to previous iOS devices, so he whipped up a little image that compared each devices' resolution against each other. The 2048x1536 screen would dwarf everything.
Screenshots of Mac OS X 10.7.3 developer builds have revealed what we already suspected: ultra-high definition Macs are coming. This Get Info window capture reveals a HIDPI (Hi-Dots-Per-Inch) mode checkbox that may come in the next update of Apple's desktop OS.