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I hope this starts pushing screen resolutons again, we've been stuck on 1920x1080-2560x1600 way too long now; I want 4K TVs by 2013, please. biggrin.gif

Not to mention 15" laptops are at the norm of 1366x768 now. Only issue it seems is: Resolution is higher, price manages to sky-rocket.
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That would be disastrous. Graphics performance would be terrible.

If Apple somehow fits two 7990Ms into the MacBook Pro, MAYBE this would be a good decision.
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These rumor mills can't be serious.
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do want! imagine being a photographer and being able to present your work to clients at these resolutions.
exactly. ever since i got my mbp 2011, i barely use my sig rig for anything other than gaming now. other than gaming, i truly think that the osx is better than windows at everything else.

I'm in the same boat. OS X is my daily driver but I didn't buy an overpriced piece of hardware since hackintosh-ing anything is so easy nowadays.
 
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post #45 of 108
Dang it.
Apple makes these high-res screens when everyone else doesn't, and what did Dell do? Fit a 14" screen in a 13" panel which makes things more pixellated.
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16:10 WIN


please make this true. a 16:10 27" IPS with that resolution would be amazing !
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I agree, when we had the iMac I just couldn't work out where everything was.

 

Loading an app from the dock was really quick, but if it's not in the dock then prepare to spend half an hour finding it.

 

You have to load finder, go to applications, find the application folder and then load the application - it's a right pain.


30 minutes?? Click the finder icon, click applications, click the app. It's better than Windows because the application launchers are all in ONE folder. Windows programs are in much more of a mess, especially if you forget the name of the software developer.

But yes, you can just search the name of the program in the start menu. For OS X you hit apple+space and type the name ofthe app and voila.

I support higher res. Apple has a great way of pushing other companies so I look forward to finally having higher resolution monitors at affordable prices.


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Question: Can windows zoom the entire display? I've been using my 40" from bed and sometimes I can't tell what's what. On my Mac I just hit ctrl+plus or scroll and it zooms in. Not sure how to do this on windows. And is there anyway to take screenshots directly to a file?
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I love all the naysayers in this thread. Its almost as if people are offended when Apple moves moves technology forward. The tech to power these displays is in Intel's upcoming Ivy Bridge processors, and Apple has already implemented the software support. There's no doubt Apple will pull it off.

Im not saying its not possible. What I am saying, is that ultra-high DPI/resolution stuff is almost ALWAYS seen in the private medical/government sector FAR earlier than commercial use.
Remember the Nintendo 3DS? We had a 26" monitors (well, we had one) with that tech in early 2010.
We have seen fold-able PDAs (bendy-screen stuff) last year as well.
The simple fact is that there is ZERO tech out right now for a 2880x1800 resolution screen in a 15" form factor. It simply doesn't exist as of yet. Right now the best anyone can get is a 27" @ 4k by 3k, and thats in a desktop monitor thats nearly impossible to run. If it was even remotely possible, I would have seen it at one of the conventions i've been to. So far I havent. When anyone sees that tech there, its just a matter of time (probably a year) until the tech becomes affordable and producible for mass consumption.
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post #49 of 108
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Intel Ivy Bridge's graphics support it with more to spare.
Now if only the movie (or TV show) industry would play their game too, these screens would be more awesome.

Please don't make us render at 4k resolutions. Stuff is already 10-20 hours per frame, per eye, at current 2k resolutions.

We need more CPU advancements before shops other than ILM and Weta Digital can crank out work at 4k+ in an affordable way.
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So if Apple can come out with a 15" 2880x1800 display with 5184000 pixels, that means that they also might make a 10368000 pixel display at 4320x2700?
    
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