OS X Mavericks Wallpaper Could Mean Retina iMacs and Cinema Displays

With Apple's announcement of OS X Mavericks came a brand new shiny desktop background featuring a glistening wave, downloadable from the Apple website. The most intriguing thing about the new wallpaper, though, is the resolution, which could indicate a coming upgrade to Apple's desktop displays. » 6/12/13 5:56pm 6/12/13 5:56pm

13-Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro Hands-On: A Beautiful Screen In a…

The tech aficionados of the world are slowly getting their hands on the 13-inch MacBook Pro with its new Retina Display loveliness, and not surprisingly, it's a thing of beauty. The body is lighter, the screen is crisp—now all we need is more software to take advantage of that gorgeous display. » 10/23/12 3:26pm 10/23/12 3:26pm

13-Inch MacBook Pro Gets a Retina Display

Great news for anyone who's lusted after the gorgeous retina display on the MacBook Pro—but has been hesitant to drop $2,200 or make room for a 15-inch laptop. Apple has officially announced a 13-inch version of its portable workstation, with a 2560 x 1600 Retina Display. That's just a slight drop in resolution from… » 10/23/12 1:18pm 10/23/12 1:18pm

Here Are All the Retina-Optimized Mac Apps Available Right Now

If your eyes are blessed with looking at the pixel dense Retina Display MacBook Pro, you'd know the scorching ugly hell of non-Retina optimized Mac apps. It's so awful—way more scarring than non-retina iOS apps—that you wouldn't want to use those non-Retina apps anymore. So here's how to find all the apps optimized… » 8/14/12 5:20pm 8/14/12 5:20pm

Now That High-Res Screens Make Cameraphone Shots Look Ugly, Will You…

John Herrman over at Buzzfeed FWD astutely points out that all of the flaws of cameraphones (noisy sensors, poor focus abilities, artifacting, etc.) are being exposed now that we have large screens (both in size and resolution to display our images on). Going forward, is this enough of a reason to make you go back to… » 7/02/12 7:00pm 7/02/12 7:00pm

MacBook Retina Display Teardown: Four Times the Pixels In Smaller…

Last week, the gadget surgeons at iFixit got their hands on a new MacBook Pro with retina display, and promptly disassembled it only to realize that it's going to be basically impossible to repair on your own. Now they've gone after the sophisticated display itself to see its ultra-resolution guts up close. » 6/19/12 10:07am 6/19/12 10:07am