“Today, Apple seeded Mac OS developers with the first preview of Mac OS X Lion. Apple has outlined a number of new features such as new Mail client, document Versions, and much more,” Arnold Kim reports for MacRumors.
“But one particularly interesting under-the-hood change that we’ve learned about is an evolution of Mac OS X’s ‘resolution independence’ features,” Kim reports. “Resolution independence has been a long talked about feature that would eventually provide support for high DPI (dots per inch) displays.”
Kim reports, “While there has been the beginnings of support for it starting in Mac OS X Tiger (10.4) and into Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6), full support was never realized. In Mac OS X Lion, however, references to Resolution Independence has been replaced with a new system that could pave the way for these super high resolution ‘Retina’ monitors.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]