[NTLK] Samsung Note II w/stylus reviewed

Matej Horvat redjazz_slo at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 8 09:57:37 EDT 2012

--- On Mon, 10/8/12, Matthias Melcher <mm at matthiasm.com> wrote:
> <rant type="random">
> So for thirty years I have been staring at fugly screens in
> lowest low res. 320x200 CGA? Sure, I have been there. 40x24
> characters on a B/W TV with my Sinclair? Oh yeah! I hated
> the resolution and the flickering. 
> And now that my eyes get worse and worse and can barely read
> the funnies in the morning, what do they do? They invent the
> retina display. Great! I can;t see individual pixels on a
> *regular* screen. Why would I need four times the
> resolution? MMmmMmmGrummmbleMoan.
> </rant>

The Sinclair ZX machines are all 32 by 24 characters (256 by 192 pixels).

As a young person with (I think) perfect eyesight, even I don't understand the need for high-density displays. What's the point if you then need four times as many pixels to display a paragraph of text so it is readable? I'm quite happy with the MP110's 1-bit, 240 by 320 display, thank you very much.

Matej Horvat

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