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Some people can only see up to a certain DPI..... The problem with retina is that the DPI is higher then what most people can see and in most cases just leads to wasted performance.

Yep. They should have done 1920x1440 and worked on driving the extra 10 minutes of battery life into the cults brain.
Or do something productive with the reclaimed R&D time.
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They were all women....and one drunk guy who looked like he had a hang over. biggrin.gif
    
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post #93 of 135
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They were all women....and one drunk guy who looked like he had a hang over. biggrin.gif

Yes, absolutely absurd! Everyone knows anything with a vagina doesn't know a thing about tech... Right? [/sarcasm]
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Listen to the people raving about it. They always claim to be Android users but they switched to iThings and the way they talk about Android clearly shows they know nothing about Android.

There's also plenty of people putting it down that really don't know anything about the iPad or iOS either, and just hate on it because its Apple so it must be terrible and overpriced. It goes both ways and its pathetic either way.
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I was going to tell my mom about this article, but then I realized she likely has no idea what an iPad is.
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Wait a second.. for a tablet isn't the weight more important then the PPI of the display? I mean, you do have to hold the thing nearly all of the time right?
400% more pixels just to make it look 10% better? Doesn't make a whole lot of sense to me, but hey, there has to be a gimmick to get people to buy it; especially when most people who would want it already have one that they don't use for anything.
Double the resolution for double the clarity. It's not a big deal to add 50g's of weight for such a better display.
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Or just let people buy what they want and not judge their intelligence on what they buy.
I own an iPhone 4S and will probably be buying an iPad 3 when they come in stock, but that doesn't make me a stupid person.

Apple-users think their stuff is better than mine just because it's Apple-stuff, so in a sense, they judge me all the time. They see me as inferior because I am not an Apple-user. I just play their game the other way around.

I actually know a stereotypical Apple-fanboy... he's so set on being different/alternative that it makes me laugh inside.
The only thing Apple does right is choosing cable standards (FireWire, DisplayPort) but then all of a sudden they lose. confused.gif
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Double the resolution for double the clarity. It's not a big deal to add 50g's of weight for such a better display.

Does it make sense to have that much density on a 10" screen?
It may be better for reading but if your nose needs to smudge the screen to detect the difference 90% of the time, wouldn't the extra battery life be more useful or weight reduction if it does account for some of it?
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I thought it was entertaining that everyone was a girl besides the last guy... Silly girls doh.gif
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post #100 of 135
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Does it make sense to have that much density on a 10" screen?
It may be better for reading but if your nose needs to smudge the screen to detect the difference 90% of the time, wouldn't the extra battery life be more useful or weight reduction if it does account for some of it?
Trust me you'll see the difference very clearly at a normal viewing distance. After a while, the iPad 1 and 2 will appear to look blurry.
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