Tag Archive: Retina


iOS 7 Beta 2 Adds Support For iPad 2, Retina iPad & iPad Mini

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As we predicted, iOS 7 Beta 2 dropped for developers today, but substantially, it’s the first iOS 7 beta to support the iPad 2, Retina iPad and iPad mini.

We’ve already seen official shots of what iOS 7 looks like running on the iPad, as well as shots of iOS 7 running on Xcode’s iPad emulator. Now, though, we’ll get to finally see it running on a real device.

The  [Read More…]

Samsung Is Making The Retina iPad Mini’s Display [Rumor]

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If Apple is going to update the iPad mini with a Retina Display a year after it’s debut, they need to get cracking on sourcing the 2,048 x 1,536 resolution, 7.9-inch displays that will drive them. Now a new rumor suggests that Apple has contracted good ol’ frenemy Samsung to make them for them.

According to a report from Korea’s ETNews, Samsung Display is supplying the 7.9-inch Retina Displays to  [Read More…]

OS X Mavericks Includes Giant Wallpaper For 27-Inch Retina Displays

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With every new OS X release comes a fancy new wallpaper, and for Mavericks, Apple has provided us with a beautiful shot of an ocean wave. And it’s even more beautiful when you put it on a high-resolution display, because it was a whopping 5120×2880 resolution. In fact, it’s the perfect size for a 27-inch Retina iMac or Thunderbolt display.

The Mavericks wallpaper is twice the size of Apple’s current 27-inch display, which  [Read More…]

Justin Battery Case Powerful Enough To Charge Retina iPad

Despite being so huge and heavy that it’s barely possible for one person to lift, some folks still manage to take the regular-sized iPad out of the house for extended periods of time. And if you’re doing that with the Retina iPad, you’ll know that once the battery has run down you’re looking at three to four weeks to recharge it, even if you were to plug it straight into the high-tension  [Read More…]

Samsung Unveils New High-Res Display With Higher PPI Than Retina 13-Inch MacBook Pro

Samsung-Headquarters    It was just last Fall that Apple announced the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display but Apple is already facing some competition from the likes of Google’s  Chromebook Pixel and now Samsung is getting in on the game. This morning Samsung announced that it is manufacturing a 13.3-inch display that will have higher pixel […]

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Would Jony Ive Really Shrink The iPad Mini Again To Add A Retina Display?

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Mobileaks says the above render comes from a tipster who has seen the iPad mini 2 with Retina display. We’re not so convinced.

According to a “source” speaking to Mobileaks, these will be the specifications of the iPad mini 2:

7.9 inch Retina display 2048 x 1536 pixels 324 ppi Apple A6X processor 8.0 megapixel camera 2.0 megapixel front camera 16, 32, 64 GB internal memory 7.5 mm thickness

At  [Read More…]

Retina iPad Mini On Track For June/July Production, Will Use LG Displays, Not Samsung [Analyst]

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Will you be upgrading?

In yet another projection, DisplaySearch analyst Richard Shim told CNET today that the second version of the amazing iPad Mini will indeed have a retina display, and that LG will be the main supplier of the pixel-packed screen, instead of Samsung.

“Samsung is currently not in the iPad Mini and they won’t be in the next generation. LGD is becoming a much bigger supplier  [Read More…]

iPad Mini 2 Could Come At WWDC, But Not With A Retina Display [Analyst]

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The iPad mini is the best iPad Apple has ever released, except for one damn thing: the screen. Even if you love your iPad mini, everyone agrees that the inferiority of the screen compared to other tablets like the Nexus 7 — let alone the 9.7-inch iPad — is the only thing that is holding it back. The iPad mini needs a Retina display.

Sadly, hopes of getting a Retina iPad  [Read More…]

The New MacBook Air’s Graphics Will Be Powerful Enough To Drive A Retina Display

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It’s no secret that new MacBooks are coming at WWDC in June, but they’ll just be spec bumps, featuring a small ~8% performance boost thanks to Intel’s new Haswell processors, and a gain to battery efficiency. Nothing to get excited about, right?

Actually, no. Haswell’s hiding one super beefy update in its silicon: Iris, Intel’s super-charged integrated graphics that will boost Haswell’s polygon by 200% compared to the last generation…  [Read More…]

Retina iPad Mini Won’t Enter Production Until October, Ruling Out Fall Launch [Analyst]

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KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a note to investors in which he says the second-generation iPad mini with Retina display won’t enter mass production until October due to yield issues with the new high-resolution display. If true, the problem could make a fall launch for the device very unlikely.

Apple is expected to refresh its entire family of iOS devices this fall, according to recent rumors, but it could  [Read More…]