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Originally Posted by Domino View Post

Really? So tell me this, what happens when you take a 500x500 image and interpolate it to 600x600? What happens inbetween the pixels?

Anything that is scaled with lose it's fidelity unless it is one-to-one. Since that is rarely the case when viewing content on the tablet or monitor...

Images are simply shown at native res. Video is shown scaled one-to-one so there is no distortion when watching a fullscreen video. Only UI elements are scaled and most OS X applications have been updated to scale correctly by now. IIRC, Parallels 8 has gotten Windows 7/8 to scale properly as well.
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post #12 of 23
Apparently, this video was a hoax.
post #13 of 23
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Really? So tell me this, what happens when you take a 500x500 image and interpolate it to 600x600? What happens inbetween the pixels?

Anything that is scaled with lose it's fidelity unless it is one-to-one. Since that is rarely the case when viewing content on the tablet or monitor...

the same thing that happens when you view a 500x500 image on a 1080p monitor...
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Well it does say in the source that they actually have no idea who the video actually came from which is a pretty big indicator.
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The thought of smudges and fingerprints on my screen disturbs me.

put this all over your screen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPM8OR6W6WE
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post #16 of 23
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put this all over your screen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPM8OR6W6WE

Heh, that's pretty cool stuff. But still, the oil from someone's fingers has to go somewhere. And now the thought of oil falling into the keyboard spacing makes it even worse.
post #17 of 23
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Originally Posted by GrizzleBoy View Post

Quick, everybody tell Google how pointless touchscreens are on notebooks and how nobody wants to touch their screens!

You'd be surprised of how many times I'm tempted to touch my screen only to remember it's not thouch sensitive.
   
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Apparently, this video was a hoax.

If so, they would need to hire this person for marketing ASAP. It was a nice, simple commercial, that actually made the product seem interesting if you ask me, and I hate the idea of net tethered chromebook OS. They should make a hybrid OS with Linux/Android and show MS how to do a real OS smile.gif
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Really? So tell me this, what happens when you take a 500x500 image and interpolate it to 600x600? What happens inbetween the pixels?

Anything that is scaled with lose it's fidelity unless it is one-to-one. Since that is rarely the case when viewing content on the tablet or monitor...

Oh honey...

Your understanding of how high resolution displays work is just so cute!
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Oh honey...

Your understanding of how high resolution displays work is just so cute!

^ lachen.gif
   
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