Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th May 2014 22:38 UTC
Mac OS X

Apple has released OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Update, which brings a pixel-doubled Retina mode to external 4K displays and restores contact and calendar syncing between Mac and iOS devices in iTunes. The Retina mode makes content much sharper, rather than just using all the pixels to create a truly huge desktop.

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RE: Retina displays
by Drumhellar on Fri 16th May 2014 15:31 UTC in reply to "Retina displays"
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Well, the pixel doubling is for software that isn't high-PPI aware. Software that is Retina-aware has larger icons, images, and UI controls, so they are physically the same size on screen as non-Retina software.

The end result isn't a smaller UI, but a sharper-looking UI. It's not always immediately apparent (unless viewed side-by-side), but more along the lines of you notice, but don't realize you notice.

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