Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 24th Feb 2011 14:49 UTC
Intel Apple has just updated its line of MacBook Pros. Usually, this isn't anything to get particularly excited about, but this time around, they've got a genuine treat: Thunderbolt. Apple is the first to use this new connection technology, developed at Intel and believed to be the copper version of Lightpeak. It's pretty impressive.
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Where is resolution independence?
by FunkyELF on Thu 24th Feb 2011 16:37 UTC
FunkyELF
Member since:
2006-07-26

13.3" only has 1280x800
15.4" only has 1400x900

1280x800 looked good on a 12.1" Dell that my girlfriend had, not a 13.3"
For a 15.4", I have a Dell with 1920x1200.

This shit is absurd. With the graphics cards they're putting into these notebooks and with that "resolution independence" that was promised with Leopard, they really need to up the res on these displays.

Give us the pixel density of your "retna display" on the notebooks please

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ebasconp Member since:
2006-05-09

I have astigmatism and myopia, so 1280x800 in my 13.3" macbook is quite enough for me ;)

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Delgarde Member since:
2008-08-19

I have astigmatism and myopia, so 1280x800 in my 13.3" macbook is quite enough for me ;)


If the OS would only handle scaling properly, I'm sure you'd be perfectly happy with a 12800x8000 screen. Alas, they don't, and we go blind trying to read tiny text on a high-res screen...

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rob_mx Member since:
2005-08-04

For the MBP 15", there is the option to build one with a 1680x1050 resolution screen. It is not as high as yours, but for me is more than enough for a 15" laptop.

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unclefester Member since:
2007-01-13

My sister runs 1280x800 an a 22" LCD!

I had a 21" RasterOps CRT that had a maximum 1152x864.

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