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Apple updates OS X Mavericks with Pixel Doubling in prep for 4K

Apple's OS X Mavericks just got a major update which includes Pixel Doubling Technology to boost resolutions up to 4K standards.

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Charles Gantt
Published Fri, Mar 7 2014 9:06 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Recent reports are suggesting that a beta version of the upcoming update to OS X Mavericks has been pushed out to developers, and contains options for them to upscale their applications to 4K Ultra-HD resolutions. If true, this would allow Macbook Pro owners to connect their device to an external 4K display without any distortion, or blurry-ness messing up the image quality.

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The reports suggest that the code update will also usher in 4K at a 60Hz refresh rate, something that has been limited to just 30Hz for a while now. The beta update is said to be OS X Mavericks 10.9.3, but no information was given on when it may release to the public, and if 4K will be supported on every application or if Apple is leaving it up to the developers to code their apps for 4K.

NEWS SOURCE:digitaltrends.com

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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