“A new clue found within in the latest developer release of OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) suggests that 2012 may bring us the ‘summer of retina display Macs,'” Chris Foresman reports for Ars Technica.
“A source with access to the latest Mountain Lion preview alerted Ars that double-sized graphics have popped up in some unexpected places, once again suggesting that Apple may be close to releasing MacBooks with high pixel-density screens,” Foresman reports. “One example comes from Messages, Apple’s replacement for iChat. While using the app under the second developer preview of Mountain Lion, some icons are erroneously displaying 2x resolution art… ‘I would interpret it to mean that Retina [MacBook] is close; perhaps concurrent with the release of OS X 10.8,’ our source said.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]