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Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post

And I'm sure they use a low-quality TN panel, whereas every Apple Retina display uses an IPS panel.

Obviously you haven't been on OCN lately, how can anyone miss the $400 IPS 27" threads?

But the only reason they are so cheap is because of where they come from, I would expect "retina" iMacs to hold a similar price to what iMacs sell for now, Apple doesn't usually have a huge price spike for new features and hardware, for example the new iPad, Much better display and its actually cheaper then the iPad 2...

They refurbish their products but usually maintain their RRP (even though it is expensive).
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Also...

Company pushing higher resolution displays to become more mainstream.....

biggrin.gifthumb.gif YAYYYY biggrin.gifthumb.gif

Its Apple..


mad.gifmad.gif BOOOO, screw Apple they are so evil, they suck mad.gifmad.gif
post #83 of 110
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Apple hater detected.

I hate Apple, they just seem like a terrible company to me.

But I like a lot of their products. There's no denying that they're all built pretty well, especially MacBooks and iPhones/iPods. They just charge a lot of freaking money for things that simply shouldn't be that much.
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The first company to make a 17" 2560x1600 laptop will have my business. It doesn't matter who it is.
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If you're wanting 2560x1600 worth of real estate, that'd make it quite difficult to use. If you're wanting a higher PPI, we'll probably see 3840x2400 / 2160 on 17 inch laptops.

2560*1600 is not difficult to use headscratch.gif: Works fine on my 30" monitor.
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2560*1600 is not difficult to use headscratch.gif: Works fine on my 30" monitor.
Yeah, but it won't on a monitor half that size. If you want to be able to read anything, that is.
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i just need better pixel pitch... Ive not enjoyed gamign as much since I gave up my old CRT forever ago

LCD Just not that good looking if your near the monitor.
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Yeah, but it won't on a monitor half that size. If you want to be able to read anything, that is.

LOL I CAN'T READ
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give me a 20 inch widescreen with the pixel pitch to support a resolution liek that, and i will be happy
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If you're wanting 2560x1600 worth of real estate, that'd make it quite difficult to use. If you're wanting a higher PPI, we'll probably see 3840x2400 / 2160 on 17 inch laptops.

Nah, I'll be fine. I'm myopic, and can actually read small text very well.

Also, since you bring it up, how exactly are you expecting a higher PPI on a laptop without increasing real estate? All of the major OS's work the same way, where UI elements have fixed pixel dimensions. Even if Apple pulls some tricks with OS X they still have to deal with people who use boot camp or virtualization to run stuff.


And on a side note, I can't wait until the remote desktop apps on the iPad are updated for the new display. It's going to kick ass smile.gif
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I hate Apple, they just seem like a terrible company to me.
But I like a lot of their products. There's no denying that they're all built pretty well, especially MacBooks and iPhones/iPods. They just charge a lot of freaking money for things that simply shouldn't be that much.

As someone who professionally uses Macs and OSX, and uses Windows for pleasure- the old adage is true... You get what you pay for. The machines and support are really high quality.

Have you seen the case on a mac pro? It's like 50 lbs of aluminum. I'm curious if a bullet could pierce it!

For example, if you have apple care, and you have 3 hardware issues over the 4 years you have the machine covered- They'll give you a brand new model no questions asked.

There's a lot I don't like about them, particularly their intentional killing of the OSX platform in favor of iOS but you have to hand it to them... There's a reason why people go back to them and pay the money for the product, and image is only part of it.wink.gif
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