Macs “with Retina displays allow the user to configure their own resolution scaling options,” Anthony Bouchard writes for iDownloadBlog.
“These scaling options can be taken advantage of to give your Mac more screen space and gives you the illusion that your screen is bigger than it really is,” Bouchard writes. “With that in mind, you can run more windows side-by-side and be more productive.”
“By default, your Mac operates at double the pixel density of a non-Retina display Mac of the same model,” Bouchard writes. “Although keeping the scaling at the default level is best on the eyes, because it renders everything at a normal size, scaling everything so it renders at a smaller size to fit more windows and text on your screen at one time makes it possible to consume more information at a single glance.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Are you running your Retina mac on “Default for display” or “Scaled?”