As with any high-profile product release, Apple's new iPad device has been peppered with complaints since reaching consumers' hands on March 16 . Among them: that magazines look terrible on the new iPad's high-resolution display. The complaints were first brought to light by Tumblr blogger Jamie Billett . He pointed out that in the New Yorker 's iPad app, the text on some pages is rendered as HTML, and the text on other pages is rendered as an image (.png) file. The latter pages now appear "badly aliased" — i.e. conspicuously pixelated — throughout the app because the images haven't been formatted to accommodate the new iPad's 2048 x 1536-pixel resolution , he complains. (The iPad 2, by comparison, has a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.) The New Yorker and other Conde Nast title have taken the heat for looking poor under the new display, but they're not alone. Titles from other magazine publishers — we looked at Time magazine and Sports Illustrated from Time Inc., … [Read more...] about Why Do Magazines Look So Terrible on the New iPad?
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You know that long list of classic books you've been meaning to read? Nothing gives you motivation like knowing the film adaptation is streaming on Netflix . After finishing a long classic novel, there's a certain satisfaction in watching and/or criticizing the film adaptation. The book is fresh in your mind and you can judge every single decision the movie makes. If there are multiple adaptations, you can continue the comparison fest with a healthy binge-watch. See also: 24 Must-Read Books for Summer 2014 By the end, you will practically be a literary genius, and you didn't even have to pay for summer classes. Add these classics to your summer reading list and find out where to stream them below. 1. Pride and Prejudice Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Adaptations: Pride and Prejudice (1995, dir. Simon Langton), streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video Pride and Prejudice (1980, dir. Cyril Coke), streaming on Amazon Prime Instant … [Read more...] about 25 Literary Classics to Binge on This Summer
Golang, the Google-backed open-source project behind Go, has released version 1.16 of the programming language with native support for Apple Mac M1 chips. Go or Golang is a top 20 language in RedMonk's language popularity rankings. Go was conceived in Google in 2007 and today is also used at places like Netflix , American Express, Salesforce , IBM, Target, Twitch, Twitter, Uber, Dropbox and others. techrepublic cheat sheet How to become a developer: Salaries, skills, and the best languages to learn After several months beta testing, a stable release of Go 1.6 is now available for download , the Go project announced on Tuesday . One of the headline additions is native support for Apple's new Arm-based M1 chips in the new MacBook Air, Mac mini, and 13-inch MacBook Pro. SEE: Hiring Kit: Python developer (TechRepublic Premium) Apple and Google have been collaborating to ensure that Go and Go modules work well running Go x86 binaries under Rosetta 2 … [Read more...] about Go programming language just added native support for Apple’s Mac M1 Arm chip