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I imagine this is a wording thing, there is a difference between benig able to "watch HD movies" and "watch movies in HD". The iPad can take a HD source, and scale it to display. Commonly (although not officially) HD modes can be denoted by their number of scan lines (720p = 720 progressive, or non-interlaced, horizontal rows of pixels), and in this case ...


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Finally I found this. Looks like the default EDID configuration for Dell displays is not quite right. On that post there's also a ruby script that suposedly generates the right file for your display, but it ended up screwing even more my resolution. I downloaded the file from the first post, and after copying it to /System/Library/Displays/Overrides and ...


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I've had the same problems. I think youre leaving the lid to your mac open. If you are using an external keyboard, external mouse, and an external display, while your mac is powered, you can close the lid, hit the shift key a couple times to wake it up and I think you will see the desired resolution listed. There is a command line solution Get this ...


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In mirroring mode, both screens need to use the same resolution. The external display probably can't support the huge 2880x1800, so it's lowering yours to match. In System Preferences > Displays > Arrangement tab, uncheck the mirroring option. Then you should see two separate preferences windows, allowing you to set different resolutions for each display. ...


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I found an easy way around this and I hope it helps people. I tried resetting the NVRAM and it did not help. I am pretty sure it is due to flaw in the OS upgrade. Here is the fix. Set up video so that when you move to the top left corner, the video shuts off. When you come out of sleep, if the resolution is low, move the mouse to the top left to shut ...


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I have a MacBook pro 15" retina and a Seiki 4k monitor. The monitor works great at 2160x3840 with HDMI plugged into the MacBook HDMI port. I bought an ACCELL Minidisplayport to HDMI adapter (Accell says it works @4K and is compliant with HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.2 high bit rate). I can only get 1080x1920.


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I use an AppleScript that toggles through 3 of the 'scale' options depending on the current option... local index1, index2, index3 set index1 to 3 -- 1440 x 900 (Best for Retina) set index2 to 4 -- 1680 x 1050 set index3 to 5 -- 1920 x 1200 (More Space) -- Launch "System Preferences", open the "Displays" options and change to the "Display" tab tell ...


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The videos remain sharp on the retina display because they're scaled down to half their original size (a 720p video is 1280x720, but displayed at 640x360 on YouTube). Images on webpages are usually blurry because in order to display at the same physical size as on a non-retina display, they have to be scaled up 2x (unless the website provides 2x source ...


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According to this page on EveryMac.com the resolutions you want to run should be supported. The problem might be the adaptor. I would try a PRAM reset (restart while holding down Command-Option-P-R), or possibly an SMC reset, detailed in Apple's Support system. If these don't work, I'd try a different adaptor. Good Luck.


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By selecting the far-right setting for resolution within System Preferences, you are seemingly increasing the screen resolution to a value greater than 2880x1800. This is exactly why you are seeing an image with greater dimensions. What the display settings allow you to do is scale resolutions so words and images all appear larger or smaller on the display ...


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Have you shot any of those images with the "other" camera? The "face time" camera will only shoot a resolution of 640x480 and the "regular" camera shoots the higher resolution (5MP). Apple specs of the iPhone 4 states the face time camera shoots VGA (see http://support.apple.com/kb/sp587). The high res camera shoots frontward. The face time camera shoots ...


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I have a solution that worked for me. Running MBP retina 15" early 2013 with Dell u2713hm. This solved the problem: http://embdev.net/attachment/167830/U2713H_U2713HM_Mac_EDID_override.zip The problem can be solved by overriding the EDID data of the display (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extended_display_identification_data) in order to tell OS X that ...


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I don't know if this is the answer you are looking for, but I have a 2013 13" Macbook Pro with 2 1920 x 1080 monitors attached. I'm running the newest version of Mavericks and windows 7. At first when I was in unity, all my windows were huge and I couldn't figure out why. I tried to change the resolution of windows but that messed everything up and I had to ...


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I don't think an ordinary DVI connection would be enough to reach a 2560x1440 resolution. For that you'd need a dual-link DVI connection, and in your case a mini-DisplayPort to dual-link DVI converter like this one. It costs $99, but you could probably get a generic Chinese clone on DealExtreme or eBay for much less. I can't speak for the mini-DisplayPort to ...


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I can address your first question. You can't export into a custom resolution. For that, you need Final Cut Pro X and Compressor. See this blog post for a description of the process. (Apple's) suggestion was to edit your video using standard video formats in FCP X, then export it to Compressor and use the Geometry tab in Compressor to create the final ...


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I use xScope for my usability and design needs. It's a paid product, and it does much, much more than simply measuring windows. However, the tools for adding rulers to the screen and measuring windows are highly evolved and packed with many features if you do this measurement regularly.


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You could also run something like these scripts in AppleScript Editor: tell application "System Events" to tell process "iTunes" size of window 1 end tell tell application "iTunes" to set b to bounds of window 1 {(item 3 of b) - (item 1 of b), (item 4 of b) - (item 2 of b)}


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In order to access Mac OS interface from another screen, go to System Preferences > Displays > Arrangement and take a look at the blue rectangles that represent the screens you currently have connected. One of them should have a white bar at the top, drag this bar to the screen that you want to access the OS interface from. That way you can keep the higher ...


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This is not entirely honest, but you can look in your library folders for the trial files. If you delete them, there is a good chance you will be able to use the app again for a little while. I would use some software to find and delete those files (AppCleaner is a good one), but I would advise against doing this on a regular basis because it is cheating the ...


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There is definitely a difference in screen touch sensitivity between the iPad Retina and the iPad 2. The former has a harder feel and is less sensitive to the touch. I still prefer using my iPhone 5 for everything even though the screen is smaller, the feel is so much better and way user friendly / faster on the touch. As for stylus: the best for your iPad ...


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You can get full resolution with mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort or mini DisplayPort to Dual-link DVI. Dual-link DVI supports up to 2560x1600 pixels resolution. DisplayPort supports that resolution or even higher. You will not get full resolution with mini DisplayPort to DVI. DVI is limited to 1920x1200 or something similar. You usually won't get full ...


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VGA on the PB278Q is limited to 1080p by the monitor's circuitry (check out the manual). The higher the resolution on VGA, the better the analog circuitry in the monitor needs to be in order to extract the signal. Asus bought a cheaper part, because most people aren't trying to use VGA at 2560x1440. DVI is limited by its spec to a max of widescreen 16:10 ...


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You can find the mac settings in system preferences, then displays, you can set it up so that there are two screens (duel screen). then run identify to make sure, open up colour and a box should open on both screens, then you will be able to calibrate each screen separate to your preferences. Hope this helps


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The blurring is an effect of subpixel rendering. The easiest way to get rid of it is to uncheck "Use LCD font smoothing when available" in General section of the System Preferences. (keep in mind - this will affect retina-enables applications too) Sometimes you can disable it on per-application basis. The best case scenario is when antialiasing can be ...


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I'm using VMWare Fusion 5.0.3. With vmwaretools installed, it's very easy to change the resolution on the Windows VM: go to Virtual Machine > Settings > Display there is a checkbox Use full resolution for Retina display uncheck it and the vm changes back to normal resolution.


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I am using VMWare Fusion 5.x on MAcBook Retina 13' and as a workaround, I have created a .bat file (auto executable) to automate the commands as suggested by Michiel on my Windows and I just double-click it to bring back my preferred resolution. ResetResultion.bat file has the following content: "C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware ...



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