How to preview the Retina display enhanced in Safari on Mac or PC

“Apple’s official website has been quietly updated to take advantage of the Retina display on the new iPad. Users can preview the higher-resolution site now with a simple tweak in Apple’s Safari desktop Web browser,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.

“As AppleInsider first reported earlier Tuesday, Apple has begun upgrading portions of its website with high-resolution images that are large enough to fit on the third-generation iPad’s Retina display,” Hughes reports. “These images can currently be found on the homepage, as well as the iPad portion of the site.”

Hughes reports, “Though it was previously believed that users needed to enable HiDPI resolutions with developer tools on their Mac to view these images, there is a workaround that will allow any desktop Safari user to view the Retina display enhanced images on”

Easy instructions are in the full article here.


  1. Wow, can’t wait to hands on!

    I found interesting images also hidden in iPad’s features page; it seems retina comparison omit google maps application.

    maps in retina:

    previous iPad:

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