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 iPad 3′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. he latter pages now appear “badly aliased”...
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