Tuesday, January 18, 2011

iPad 2 super res screen and why?

Thanks to John DL for tipping me off to this article explaining why and how the iPad Two may have a vastly higher screen resolution.

One thing it will change is reading. The iPhone 4 is very good for reading despite being small, and I think it can only be the absurdly high resolution the screen has.

And of course many other things, photos, art, art books, and comics can benefit a lot, if the files are delivered in high enough resolution.

On a Mac or PC, the interface elements get smaller with increased resolution. This is not true of the iOS, that's why it can be done without disadvantage.

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