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The smartphone pixel density race really kicked into gear with Apple's retina iPhone 4. Suddenly, the amount of detail you could see on your smartphone screen became the most important aspect of actually buying a phone. But, a few years on, we're extremely close to reaching the point where it really doesn't matter any more.

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Apple just announced the next-generation iPad Mini, and it finally has a screen worth staring at. The iPad Mini now has a retina display that will make everything on the 7.9-inch screen look astonishingly clear. Along with the new fantastic screen, Apple has also sped up the internal chips while keeping it all inside the same light and thin body of the original. However, it does cost a lot more.

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There's something in the air this week. Maybe it's because the holidays are coming, or maybe there's not much actual news to be had three weeks before the Consumer Electronics Show. But for some reason, the dumb Apple rumours are piling up like so many discarded MobileMe accounts.

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As soon as Apple announced the 15-inch MacBook Pro with retina display, the countdown started for the 13-inch version. Well, here it is. A slim, trim, portable little MacBook with a gorgeous retina screen and a gut-punch cost. And another reminder that sometimes wonderful things don't live up to their price tag.

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Great news for anyone who's lusted after the gorgeous retina display on the MacBook Pro but has been hesitant to drop $2500 or make room for a 15-inch laptop. Apple has officially announced a 13-inch version of its portable workstation with a 2560x1600 retina display, which is just a slight drop in resolution.

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If Google's web crawlers are correct, there will be a new retina display 13-inch MacBook Pro announced today. The Apple Store is currently down, so we can't follow the link, but a Google search for "13-inch macbook pro" returns results at the official Apple site referring to the new model.

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Today we got some fabulous news. News we've been looking forward to for months. The tipping point: the ABC decided to stream a major show online before it sent it out over the airwaves on traditional channels. It's a huge win for fans of cult sci-fi mainstay Doctor Who, and it's going to go a long way to solving the piracy problem when it comes to importing television, but it's still not going to solve the problem that is Australians pirating the show. Here's why.

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If your eyes are blessed with looking at the pixel dense Retina Display MacBook Pro, you'd know the scorching ugly hell of non-Retina optimised Mac apps. It's so awful — way more scarring than non-retina iOS apps — that you wouldn't want to use those non-Retina apps anymore. So here's how to find all the apps optimised for your MacBook Pro with Retina Display.