Decent ad from Amazon. I’d wager that the majority of customers don’t know or care about a difference between “Retina” and “HD.” Pointing out that they’re so similar — at price points that aren’t — is smart.
iFixit has taken apart a MacBoor Pro Retina display and the results are compelling:
“What’s astounding is that Apple’s engineers managed to cram four times the pixels of the previous 15″ MacBook Pro into a display assembly that is (nearly) the same size. The big savings here is weight, not thickness. The Retina display weighs in at 673 grams, while a standard 15″ MacBook Pro display tips the scale at 908 grams. That’s a solid 25% weight savings.”
To say that I covet one of these is a gross understatement.
iOS Developers Prepare for Retina Display
Apple’s new iPad will be released in the US today, and developers are preparing their apps for its high-resolution display. As of this writing, the folloing apps are ready to look fantastic on Apple’s Retina display, among others: