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New website helps MacBook Pro users find out which apps are Retina ready

Fans of Apple’s (AAPL) new Macbook Pro may love their shiny new Retina displays, but they may also be disappointed to see that many popular sites and apps aren’t yet optimized for the high-definition screen. But Ars Technica reports that help for these users has arrived in the form of a new website called, which provides a full list of all apps that have been updated for the Retina display. As Ars notes, developers need to notify the website once they optimize their apps for Retina displays since the site itself can’t possibly keep track of every Mac app available. Apps that have made the cut for Retina use so far include Google’s (GOOG) Chrome browser, Twitterific and Evernote.


Prior to joining BGR as News Editor, Brad Reed spent five years covering the wireless industry for Network World. His first smartphone was a BlackBerry but he has since become a loyal Android user.