Iterate 18: Retina display

Iterate Podcast

David Barnard of App Cubby, Seth Clifford of Nickelfish, Marc Edwards of Bjango, Gedeon Maheux of the Iconfactory, and Rene Ritchie of iMore discuss designing and updating for Retina and HiDPI displays: preparation, process, tools, formats, distribution, and the future of resolution. This is an Iterate round-table!

  • New iPad Retina display impressions
  • Preparing for Retina display
  • Updating apps for Retina
  • Tools and process
  • Icon distribution and formats
  • Interface elements and formats
  • Compression and universal apps
  • Retina display and the Mac/Windows
  • The future of Retina display/HiDPI and resolution independence



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Rene Ritchie

EiC of iMore, EP of Mobile Nations, Apple analyst, co-host of Debug, Iterate, Vector, Review, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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Iterate 18: Retina display


Great discussion on this episode. Very insightful. I enjoyed listening to the critisms and accolades of the new iPad, as well as the future possibilities.

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