In praise of Retina resolution

Published in Technology & Computing

More than anything, Apple has been responsible for raising the resolution of our displays, and this is a good thing

Earlier this year, Apple discontinued support for Quicktime on Windows. This could rapidly become a problem for editors everywhere as, with its passing, they lose the ability to decode ProRes on the platform and the big vendors are all 'still working' on a solution.

From the original Mac System 1 through to Mountain Lion and iOS 6, Apple has strived to make revolutionary technology look familiar. Now that's all changed. K. Stewart reports

New iPhone 5S - just announced - is 56 times faster than the original iPhone

4K To Be Introduced 'By Stealth'

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Analyst ABI Research is predicting that falling 4K TV prices will lead to an expansion in the number of sets among consumers through normal upgrade cycles, but not until 2018 and beyond.

Cupertino has updated its iMac range, not only bringing in a new Retina 4K 21in model but making the Retina 5K display standard across its 27in units, bumping the panels up to DCI-P3 colour space, and adding some nice new hardware upgrades to the machines too.

New 64-bit iPhone 5s pushes tech boundaries

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Apple's new iPhone 5S is 56 times more powerful than its "ancestor", the first iPhone, launched just six years ago. The new 64-bit A7 chip may be powerful enough to run a laptop, but it's not the only high-tech aspect of the new phone. Photography and video get a boost, while the new fingerprint recognition pushes security into a new league - K. Stewart reports

A new lease of life for the Mac Pro?

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Apple are about to release the latest version of Mountain Lion, OSX 10.8.3, which includes support for high end graphics cards from Nvidia and AMD.

Is the iPhone really a threat to video professionals?

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RedShark Replay: Video pros are losing jobs as companies produce more video themselves, often starting with a consumer-level product like the iPhone. However, there are ways that you can still stay in the game.

Just how powerful is the new mobile processor from Apple going to be?

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