Category Archives: HiDPI

  • Retina is misunderstood

    As you can tell from the title of this post we’re gonna talk about retina and most importantly, that it’s not called retina. Why you ask? Well, because it’s a buzzword from Apple so instead let’s call it hidpi because that’s more appropriate, but even then I still don’t like that term. The reason is “dpi” actually stands for “dots per inch” and our screens are in pixels…or at least that’s how I think of them as. I would rather call it hippi which replaces “dots per inch” with “pixels per inch.” DPI is used by printers so that’s why it always confuses the hell out of me when we talk about computer screens. Read More →