Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th May 2013 00:01 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "We're sure that more high-density Windows laptops are on the way, but the Kirabook is the first to make it to market. The laptop raises some natural questions: Does a computer that is both thinner and lighter than the Pixel and the Pros skimp on battery life to achieve these feats? Is the Kirabook good enough to justify its jaw-dropping $1,599.99 starting price? Most importantly, can Windows support high-density displays as well as OS X, Chrome OS, iOS, Android, and others can?" Great laptop, great screen, decent battery life - but Windows' scaling is a terrible mess. Metro is fine, but the proper desktop is a disaster.
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RE: Comment by Nelson
by Deviate_X on Wed 15th May 2013 07:11 UTC in reply to "Comment by Nelson"
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Windows and ms applications scale with DPI, too many third party applications dont. For example Autodesk Sketchbook will scale on the desktop, but Adobe applications are hardcoded not to scale with DPI on windows.

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