Apple’s Brilliant Boondoggle: MacBook Pro Retina Display

Antone Gonzalves, writing for ReadWriteWeb:

Only Apple could get away with charging a $400 premium for a feature that no one needs, few people will notice, doesn’t work with most apps, and was not on anyone’s wish list until the company announced it last month.

Apple’s ultra high-resolution Retina display may be a valuable innovation on the iPhone and iPad - but it’s a solution in search of a problem on the MacBook Pro. Until Apple unveiled the new machine at its World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in June, no one thought the resolution on current MacBook Pros was insufficient.

Is this a prank? I’m being pranked here, aren’t I?

Friday, 13 July 2012