Retina all the things!

Retina all the things: it’s a long term investment.

Unlike number of cores, processor speed, GPU power, RAM, HD or SSD sizes that keep growing, once we don’t see pixels anymore, there’s no need to increase resolution again.

The switch to HiDPI resolution is not just another marketing gimmick to be replaced next holiday season with the next.

It looks to me like the first time a computer technical spec reached a level where it doesn’t make sense to improve it anymore. Unless we upgrade our eyes…

Published by Paolo Belcastro

As a true European nomad, and after Italy, France, and Switzerland, Paolo currently lives in Vienna, from where he leads the Spectrum Division for Automattic and the WordCamp Europe 2017 crew. When not thinking about WordPress, he is usually absorbed by his other passion, photography. Paolo lives online at

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  1. You are too logical, you know! 🙂 You’d think people would realize the insanity of upgrading at some point. That’s why Microsoft forces us to do it. The logical among us would ruin their business…

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