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Topic: Retina Display

Faked photo attempts to show Retina Display for third-gen iPad [updated]

03/07/2012, 05:03 am

Hours before Apple is expected to unveil its third-generation iPad, an alleged leaked photo appeared online attempting to confirm the inclusion of an ultra-high-resolution Retina Display on the device, but it was later debunked as fake [updated].

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Samsung reportedly tapping Chinese supplier to produce 'iPad 3' displays

02/19/2012, 11:02 pm

A set of leaked photos purportedly show shipments of 9.7-inch displays bound for Apple's next-generation iPad being manufactured by a Samsung supplier.

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Apple said to be in 'crunch mode' to ready 'iPad 3' apps for on-stage demos, ads

02/09/2012, 08:02 pm

As evidence continues to point toward an early March launch for the next-generation iPad, a new report claims that Apple is now in "crunch mode" as it prepares for on-stage demonstrations and television commercials highlighting apps for the device.

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App developers forced to submit Retina Display screenshots

02/07/2012, 06:02 pm

Apple on Tuesday notified members of its iOS Developer Program that they will be required to provide high-resolution, Retina Display compatible screenshots when initially submitting or updating an app through iTunes Connect.

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Updated UI resources in OS X 10.7.3 may hint at preparations for Mac Retina Displays

02/06/2012, 09:02 pm

The discovery of newly-upgraded high-DPI UI elements in Mac OS X 10.7.3 has led to some speculation that Apple is continuing to lay the groundwork for high-resolution Mac displays that approach the pixel density of its Retina Displays.

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iBooks 2 still contains 2x image files hinting at high-resolution iPad

01/19/2012, 09:01 pm

The continued presence of iPad-specific double-resolution images within Apple's newly updated iBooks 2 app has set off another round of speculation that the company will soon release an iPad with an improved display that approaches Retina Display-like quality.

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Unverified photo may show pre-production iPad 3 Retina Display

12/30/2011, 04:12 pm

An unverified photo from a Korean Apple forum claims to detail the rumored iPad 3's display, and reveals a subtle change from the iPad 2 that could suggest a higher resolution panel is being sourced for the upcoming tablet.

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Apple again rumored to switch to IGZO displays for 'iPad 3'

12/29/2011, 11:12 pm

Industry sources claim Apple will move away from in-plane switching display technology in favor of IGZO flat panels for its mobile products, starting with its third-generation iPad early next year.

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Rumor: Display suppliers shipping 3M iPad 3 panels for assembly in Jan. 2012

11/17/2011, 10:11 pm

Samsung, LG Display and Sharp have begun shipping high-resolution displays for Apple's next generation iPad as Foxconn prepares to begin assembly in January 2012, a new report claims.

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Retina Display for iPad 3 would enable precision required for pilots, doctors

11/08/2011, 05:11 pm

While Apple billed the iPhone 4's Retina Display largely as a nicer way for consumers to view photos, a similar pixel density for iPad 3 would unlock very valuable capabilities for professionals, including pilots using the tablet for electronic charts and doctors using it for medical imaging.

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Rumor: Apple manufacturers facing difficulties with high-res screens for iPad 3

10/27/2011, 02:10 am

Apple's suppliers are said to have come up against challenges in their efforts to mass produce a high-resolution Retina-like display for the iPad 3, a new report claims.

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Intel's Ivy Bridge support for 4K resolution could pave way for 'Retina' Macs

09/20/2011, 01:09 am

Intel quietly revealed last week that its next-generation Ivy Bridge processors will support the 4K display resolution, with up to 4096 x 4096 pixels per monitor, potentially paving the way for Apple to introduce high-resolution "Retina Display" Macs.

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Apple suppliers say iPad 3 in 2011 canceled due to Retina Display constraints

08/15/2011, 10:08 pm

According to sources within Apple's supply chain partners, Apple has canceled its supply schedule for the iPad 3 in the second half of 2011 because of production constraints for higher-resolution display panels.

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Double-resolution iPad images in iOS 5 beta rekindle speculation on iPad 3 display

06/14/2011, 10:06 pm

High-resolution images discovered in the new Twitter framework of Apple's iOS 5 beta have rekindled rumors that Apple is planning to double the resolution of the iPad to 2048 x 1536 pixels.

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Briefly: ProKit update; PlayStation phone; Display of the Year awards

05/17/2011, 10:05 pm

Apple issued on Tuesday ProKit 7.0 with fixes for a number of minor issues. Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play PlayStation phone is set to challenge the gaming appeal of the iPhone when it launches on May 26. Also, Apple won Display of the Year awards for the iPhone and iPad at this week's Society for Information Display conference in Los Angeles, Calif.

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Why high resolution screens matter for Apple's iPad 2

01/17/2011, 09:01 pm

Substantiated rumors of the next generation iPad using a vastly higher resolution 2048x1536 display are drawing some to question why the iPad would even need such a dense pixel count, which is much higher than even Apple's 17 inch MacBook Pro. The answer relates to resolution independence.

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Apple to pack ultrafast, dual core SGX543 graphics into iPad 2, iPhone 5

01/16/2011, 06:01 pm

Apple's next generation iPad and iPhone, both due the first half of this year, will pack a new version of the company's custom A4 chip, with dual, faster graphics cores capable of supporting a Retina Display iPad and potentially bringing 1080p HD support to iOS devices, including Apple TV.

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