At today's keynote, Microsoft's presenters hinted at Windows 8 being ready for Retina Display-class monitors. Manufacturers are just starting to edge the Retina Display out, but the standard has yet to be scaled up to desktops and laptops. Needless to say, that's a shit-ton of pixels. [MacRumors]
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Doing so might have spoiled one of the plot’s big reveals.
Twenty years ago The Matrix was released. It was a game changer for action films and special effects back in 1999. And it made a generation of teenagers including yours truly) beg their parents for floor-length leather jackets. One could explain the Matrix itself simplistically as a form of augmented reality, where humans are plugged into a faux world - most of whom are unaware that that the real world is well and truly fucked. Two decades later augmented reality is becoming increasingly prevalent for real, which begs the question - does The Matrix still actually hold up?