Tag Archives: resolution

Rumor: Apple may build 12.9-inch iPad with 4K resolution display

Remember when Steve Jobs talked about how the original iPad was the perfect size for a tablet? And when he mentioned that a 7-inch tablet was essentially useless when you can have a 9.7-inch iPad? Well, obviously Apple backtracked on its word on that one, and introduced the iPad mini, which is still my preferred iPad. However, if recent rumors are to be…

End these stupid patent wars [Editorial]

Ever since  my job at Today’s iPhone began, one thing has remained constant. Every week, the site is littered with stories of patent litigation, trials, disputes, claims, counter-claims and settlements, and frankly, I’ve had enough. Today, the judge presiding over the current battle between Samsung and Apple in California allowed the two companies…

Dropbox update ends resolution capping

Revolutionary file app Dropbox has proved an iOS sensation, bringing with it innovation in file sharing, backup and syncing. However the app has run into some problems of late when dealing with the iPhone 5′s larger screen. The Dropbox app’s 1.5.6 update this week delivers support for the iPhone 5, something lacking so far. Users would find that…

Expert: iPhone 5 has best smartphone display

For those of you with the iPhone 5, this news should come as no surprise at all. The experts over at DisplayMate have told us that it believes the iPhone 5′s display to be “the best Smartphone display has tested to date.” Wow, that’s some big praise for a Cupertino’s newest device. One major reasoning behind this is that it found it to have the…

One last push for patent dispute resolution

Having concluded their presentations to the jury in the massive patent trial between Samsung and Apple, the two corporate giants are heading to the table one last time. Tim Cook and Kwon Oh Hyun will talk again in a bid to try and smooth over many of the issues at stake in the trial, before the jury begins its deliberation tomorrow. Bloomberg…

Apple to make transition to 4-inch display as easy as possible

At this point it seems pretty certain that Apple will indeed bump up the iPhone’s display size to at least four inches. As great as this is, there are potential problems with the new screen size because of the resolution of App Store applications. However, if the past is any indication of Apple’s future plans, the change in size will not be an…

MacBook Pro next to get Retina display?

The Internet is abuzz with rumors of Retina-grade displays making their way onto Apple’s MacBook Pro line. Until now, these super high-res screens have been reserved for Apple’s iOS devices, but a jump to the OS X market could be huge for the company. According to DisplaySearch Senior Analyst Richard Shim, high resolution 13.3-inch and 15.4-inch…

New iPad vs. iPad 2: Major features compared

Well, the new iPad is officially available (unless it’s already sold out). Tons of happy customers got their hands on Apple’s latest toy on Friday, and many of them probably upgraded from last year’s model, the iPad 2. There are a lot of similarities between the two tablets, but there are also a few key differences: 1. Retina Display The new iPad’s…