Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Feb 2013 20:48 UTC
Google It's turning out to be a bit of a crazy week for cool new products, isn't it? We already got Ubuntu Touch Preview for phones and tablets, then we got the new PlayStation 4 yesterday, and today Google surprised us all by launching the Chromebook Pixel. Google's first laptop appears to be a stunning machine - just don't ask who the hell it's for.
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RE[7]: LOL Google
by kurkosdr on Fri 22nd Feb 2013 12:49 UTC in reply to "RE[6]: LOL Google"
kurkosdr
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Plus a shit screen resolution.


Which plays 1920x1080 movies with 1:1 pixel matching and plays games without taxing the GPU much (playing games in 1920 x 1080 -compared to a higher resolution- allows for more effects).

I hate the "more pixels is better" motto and the whole "retina" hype. With "retina", you are essentially taxing the GPU more in order to push more pixels than your eye can really see from a normal distance (15cm for tablets and phones, 30cm for laptops). For a 17inch laptop, you don't need more than 1920x1080 for normal viewing distances. For normal viewing distances, it already exceeds the limits of your eye.

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