Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina Display, despite shying away from repairability and upgradability, has incorporated several big advancements. Some of these include the shift to Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 communications, but the true advancement in the new system is its high-resolution Retina Display that offers about four times the resolution of the previous 15-inch MacBook Pro.
While the new Retina Display produces very smooth text and images, it also requires specific support both in the OS and in the applications being run on the system, which can require various workarounds if you use programs and services that do not support the new display. To help you understand some of these limitations and workarounds, Apple has released a new FAQ on the Retina Display that discusses them in detail.
While much of the FAQ discusses how to manage resolutions and various Apple-supplied applications, it also covers some problems that users might run into:
- Visual artifacts or other visual issues with applications Even if programs are updated to work with the new display, bugs or other problems might result in odd-looking interface elements that may hinder the use of the program. If this happens, ... [Read more]