Printed from http://www.electronista.com

iBooks 2 code holds iPad 3-friendly 2X resolution graphics

updated 05:30 pm EST, Thu January 19, 2012

iBooks 2 includes 2X graphics for 2048x1536 iPad

A quick search of the assets for iBooks 2 has all but cemented the likelihood of a 2048x1536 iPad 3 display. Along with including iPhone and regular iPad sizes for its individual images, the new app includes "iPad@2x" artwork for the book cover, BGR noted. Other assets also mention "2x," although Apple sometimes doesn't need to mention which device the resolution is for.

Earlier iOS 5 art assets had similarly occupied resolutions that could only have been for a future iPad.

A higher resolution display was considered probable given advancing technology from rivals, the quad-core graphics needed to drive high resolutions, and the increasing importance of reading in Apple's strategy. Apple has been more elusive on the subject until now and may have had its hand forced by a possible iPad refresh in March that would require all its core software be updated to take advantage of the improved display.



By Electronista Staff
Post tools:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

D-Link DIR-510L 802.11AC travel router

Having Internet access in hotels and other similar locations used to be a miasma of connectivity issues. If Wi-Fi was available, it wa ...

Ooma Office small business VoIP

Voice over IP (VoIP) services have been around for a very long time. Only recently has the implementation become a bit more robust, al ...

BOXi T-200 travel projector

Projectors have become a key piece of equipment for the business world. From multi-media presentations to the traditional slideshows, ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News