Displays

What are Apple's plans for 4K video on the Mac? Latest Mavericks beta shows the way

What are Apple's plans for 4K video on the Mac? Latest Mavericks beta shows the way

Peter Cohen 8

4K video is coming, in fits and starts, not just to the general consumer marketplace but also to Apple products. Apple's actual support of 4K video has been a bit patchwork, but its new beta release of OS X Mavericks 10.9.3, published last week, is starting to provide some clarity to Apple's 4K strategy. What's more, it may be a clue as to what Apple has up its sleeve for new hardware...

Retina iPad mini display: High density, narrow color-gamut, possible image retention

Retina iPad mini display: High density, narrow color-gamut, possible image retention

Rene Ritchie 58

The Retina iPad mini promises all the pixels of the iPad Air at the density of the iPhone 5s. That's 2048x1536 at 326ppi. If that sounds like a screen-dream come true, in many ways it is. Unfortunately, the Retina iPad mini only provides the same, narrower color gamut of the original iPad mini. That translates into reds that appear slightly less saturated on the Retina iPad mini than...