Color Analysis of the iPad Mini and Retina iPad Mini

Note: I am republishing this article, as it pertains equally to the new Retina Display iPad Mini, which shares similar screen color with the non-Retina version. Characteristics of the Fourth Generation iPad with Retina Display There are not too many surprises with the fourth generation full size iPad (wouldn’t it be great if Apple gave these productsContinue reading “Color Analysis of the iPad Mini and Retina iPad Mini”

Color Analysis of the iPad mini

Note: I am republishing this article, as it pertains equally to the new Retina Display iPad Mini, which shares similar screen color with the non-Retina version. Characteristics of the Fourth Generation iPad with Retina Display There are not too many surprises with the fourth generation full size iPad (wouldn’t it be great if Apple gave these productsContinue reading “Color Analysis of the iPad mini”

Analysis of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Screen’s Color Gamut

The illustration above shows the color gamut of the seven inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, compared to sRGB. This gamut looks quite familiar to anyone who has analyzed the gamut of laptop computers and tablets over the last few years. It can best be described as “small and twisted.” This refers to the fact thatContinue reading “Analysis of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Screen’s Color Gamut”

More Answers about the new iPad and Color

Please see the previous articles in this series: Color Management and the iPad Questions about the new iPad and Color Answers about the new iPad and Color The graph above compares the color gamut of earlier iPads to the new iPad. The difference is quite apparent. Ever since the days of the early color screenContinue reading “More Answers about the new iPad and Color”

Answers about the new iPad and Color

Please see the previous articles in this series: Color Management and the iPad Questions about the new iPad and Color And for further information about iTunes and color conversion for iPads see: More Answers about the iPad and Color Apple described the gamut of the new iPad as “44 percent greater color saturation.” Which leftContinue reading “Answers about the new iPad and Color”

Color Management and the iPad

As interest in the new iPad, with its higher resolution, larger gamut screen, comes to a head this week, I am hearing more and more about using the iPad as a photo portfolio, and other color critical uses. This, in turn, raises questions about color management and the iPad. While we will have to waitContinue reading “Color Management and the iPad”

Questions about the new iPad and Color

Apple has made a rather difficult to understand statement about the color of the new iPad. They say it has “44 percent greater color saturation.” That is not a technical definition. Saturation is a linear (gray to high saturation) function, but an increase of 44% on a linear scale would mean a huge increase. IfContinue reading “Questions about the new iPad and Color”

The PostPC Future of Photography

At Apple’s iPad 3 event Tim Cook referred multiple times to “the PostPC era” we are living in. So immediately I started rethinking that phrase, as it applies to photography. The simplest result is the title of this article. Another element of the same Apple event has already inspired an article from me on theContinue reading “The PostPC Future of Photography”

iPad3 Event Shakes Things Up with iPhoto for iOS

There have been too many new products this month to be able to decide which to write about. The list includes Lightroom 4, Photoshop Touch, the Nikon D800, the Canon 5D Mark III, and the new iPad 3, to name only a few. But in terms of impact on the photo community, iPhoto for iOSContinue reading “iPad3 Event Shakes Things Up with iPhoto for iOS”

Events that will Speed Apple’s Migration to Solid State Drives

A number of largely unrelated events will have the combined effect of moving Apple onto an even faster track in adopting solid state drives instead of spinning hard drives in their devices. The first and foremost of these is the floods in Thailand which damages a significant portion of the world’s hard drive manufacturing facilities.Continue reading “Events that will Speed Apple’s Migration to Solid State Drives”