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Apple MacBook Retina Displays Prone to Screen Smearing Stain Problem

They may be beautiful to look at when they're working properly, but it appears that Apple's Retina MacBook line has a significant fault when it comes to its screens. An increasing number of users are complaining that their laptop displays are becoming ruined by blotchy, stain-like patches that progressively grow, making the screens unusable. Read More >>

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Apple’s New Macbook 2015 Hands-on: Gorgeous, Featherlight, But a Bit Awkward

I just lifted Apple's gorgeous new MacBook with a single hand. For a moment, it felt like I was holding nothing at all. It's so light. With a laptop in my left paw, a DSLR camera in my right, only one of them felt substantial. It's the first of many things to love about Apple's new machine. But it's not completely lovable. Read More >>

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iMac With Retina 5K Display Review: Do Those Extra Pixels Really Matter?

Resolution is often misunderstood. You instinctively know that you want more of it, even when its real utility doesn't live up to the marketing hype. And Apple's new £2,000 iMac has a lot of hype to live up to. Read More >>

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iPad Mini With Retina Display Spills Its Glorious High-Resolution Guts

The new iPad Mini with retina display finally started trickling into stores yesterday, and as usual, the fine folks at iFixit have taken up their multifarious tools of gadget disassembly and seized upon the unsuspecting device. Here's what this baby looks like under the hood. Read More >>

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Apple’s New iPad Rumour Roundup: Everything We Think We Know (Updated)

It's official; Apple's hosting an iPad unveiling extravaganza today, 364 days after last year's Cupertino tablet party. Here's what to expect from the new iPad and iPad Mini. Read More >>

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Apple Scrimping on the Retina Display for iPad Mini 2?

Alongside Google's Nexus 7 v2, the iPad Mini is, in many respects, the perfect tablet. It's light, it's well built, it's got a tonne of great apps and, for an Apple product, it's relatively affordable. But Apple went cheap on us with the display, holding back the high-res Retina. Those who held off on a purchase of the first-gen miniature slate for that very reason, look away now -- it seems Apple is about to do the same again with the iPad Mini 2. Read More >>

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OS X Mavericks Wallpaper Could Mean Retina iMacs and Cinema Displays

With Apple's announcement of OS X Mavericks came a brand new shiny desktop background featuring a glistening wave, downloadable from the Apple website. The most intriguing thing about the new wallpaper, though, is the resolution, which could indicate a coming upgrade to Apple's desktop displays. Read More >>

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The iPad Mini’s Screen Isn’t Retina But Its Pixels Are Super Small Compared to the iPad 2

The biggest beef that people will have with the iPad Mini (other than price, that is) is that it doesn’t come with a pixel dense Retina Display. It’s the only new iOS device—iPad 4, iPhone 5, iPod Touch—that doesn’t have one. But it turns out, its screen is still much better than the iPad 2 because its pixels are smaller. Read More >>

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13-Inch Retina Display MacBook Pro Hands-On: A Beautiful Screen In a Lighter Laptop

The tech aficionados of the world are slowly getting their hands on the 13-inch MacBook Pro with its new Retina Display loveliness, and not surprisingly, it's a thing of beauty. The body is lighter, the screen is crisp—now all we need is more software to take advantage of that gorgeous display. Read More >>

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Here Are All the Retina-Optimised Mac Apps Available Right Now

If your eyes are blessed with looking at the pixel dense Retina Display MacBook Pro, you'd know the scorching ugly hell of non-Retina optimised Mac apps. It's so awful—way more scarring than non-retina iOS apps—that you wouldn't want to use those non-Retina apps anymore. So here's how to find all the apps optimised for your MacBook Pro with Retina Display. Read More >>

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Why Your HDTV Is Already A Retina Display

The term "retina display" is tossed around with increased frequency and decreased meaning. Is there really a strict definition anymore? Screen mega-expert Ray Soneira of DisplayMate points out that the biggest monitor in your house has been retina all along. Read More >>

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Now That High-Res Screens Make Cameraphone Shots Look Ugly, Will You Use an Actual Camera Again?

John Herrman over at Buzzfeed FWD astutely points out that all of the flaws of cameraphones (noisy sensors, poor focus abilities, artifacting, etc.) are being exposed now that we have large screens (both in size and resolution to display our images on). Going forward, is this enough of a reason to make you go back to carrying a proper, standalone camera? [FWD] Read More >>

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What Resolution to Expect From Apple’s Future Retina Devices

Now that the high-resolution retina display has hit the MacBook Pro, it's almost certain we'll see a retina display on a MacBook Air sometime in the future. But what will these displays look like? GDGT thinks it knows. Read More >>

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MacBook Retina Display Teardown: Four Times the Pixels In Smaller Hardware

Last week, the gadget surgeons at iFixit got their hands on a new MacBook Pro with retina display, and promptly disassembled it only to realise that it's going to be basically impossible to repair on your own. Now they've gone after the sophisticated display itself to see its ultra-resolution guts up close. Read More >>

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MacBook Pro with Retina Display Meta-Review: Gorgeously Powerful

The first reviews of the new MacBook Pro with Retina Display are out and to no one's surprise, the Retina Display is ah-mazing. We'll have our own review of the new MacBook Pro soon, but in the mean time we culled together the best first impressions out there. Read More >>