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Apple Testing Hi-Res Screens For Next Generation iPad

In addition to a new, higher-resolution display, the next generation iPad may have new display supplier as well. The Korea Times reports that Samsung and LG Display are competing for the contract to supply Apple with LCD displays for the successor to the iPad 2.

“Apple’s upcoming iPad 3 will feature an improved display to support quad extended graphics (QXGA), a display resolution of 2048×1536 pixels with a 4:3 aspect ratio to provide full high definition (HD) viewing experience,” an industry source told the Times, adding that Apple is also looking for pixel density of at least 280 pixels-per-inch.

With a resolution of 2048×1536 at 280 ppi, these displays would be a vast improvement over those used in the current crop of iPads. That said, they would still fall short of “Retina Displays” used in the iPhone 4, which boast a 960-by-640-pixel resolution at 326 ppi.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work