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What are the differences of watching a 1080p and a 720p version of the same media on a 720p screen?

Say I have a 1280x720 pixels on my screen and the current resolution is set to this 1280x720. What are the differences between the 1080p version and the 720p version of the same media? Is it noticable ...
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High-dpi settings for chrome on Linux

On a high-reslution screen with firefox, you can set in about:config layout.css.devPixelsPerPx=2 so everything in Firefox has double size. Is there such a setting for chrome-browser as well?
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1440p monitor at 120hz with only 1 DVI input port. Possible to output with HDMI through HDMI splitter and then convert to DVI?

I have a 27 inch 2560x1440 Xstar (Korean) monitor, overclocked to 120hz, and it has one dual DVI-D input. I would like to connect that monitor to my PC, Chromecast and Xbox by using a HDMI splitter ...
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How do I get tooltips in Chrome to appear in the correct location?

Below is a screenshot of a slight problem with the location of the tooltip showing up in the incorrect location (note: the red dot is the approximate location of my cursor, and the location of the ...
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Can I set a display's DPI in Windows 8.1?

I want to tell Windows what the DPI is of one of my displays. I have a Windows 8.1 laptop (an Asus Zenbook Infinity) which has a 2560x1440 display; which needs high DPI support in order to be usable. ...
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Virtual PC, bigger resolution

I have a virtual machine (Virtual PC) and I want to set a bigger resolution than my monitor/videocard allows. Thats because I want to stream a "scrollable" game, and if I could increment the ...
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Can I get 2560 x1600 resolution on my dell 3007wfp-hc using the hdmi cable connection on my dell I660s desktop/

I have a dell monitor 3007wfp-hc with dual link dvi 25 pin cable connection. We just bought a dell desktop I660s which has a hdmi cable connection what can I do to get 2560 1600 resolution.Can I ...
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Trying to find max resolution for AMD card

I am attempting to buy a large monitor for my younger brother for Christmas. I want to be sure his computer is able to support resolution beyond 1920x1080. He has an AMD A6-3650 APU with Radeon HD ...
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How can I best adjust the mouse in Linux for a high-resolution display?

I got a 4K (3840x2160) display, and haven't been happy with the mouse functionality in Linux. It feels aesthetically laggy / choppy, and functionally, slower to navigate. Has anyone spent time tuning ...
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Is there a way to increase resolution past a display's resolution? [duplicate]

Apple's Retina Display takes a single logical pixel and stretches it across 2x2 physical pixels for it's general user interface as the buttons/text/whatnot would be significantly smaller if the entire ...
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Macbook Pro Retina 15", Mid 2012 - High Speed HDMI Cable

I got a High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet that supports up to 4096 x 2160 pixels. I connected my macbook pro retina 15" to a 27" monitor that supports a resolution of 2560 x 1440 via this cable, ...
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Text too small when using Remote Desktop from a very high resolution client

Clients with exceptionally high resolution displays are able to scale the size of their own text and icons to ensure they remain usable. However when using Remote Desktop this setting does not persist ...
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remote desktop mstsc with higher resolution

I've got to work on old computer during christmas and I would like to work on my new computer with Windows 7 remotely using Remote desktop protokol. Old local computer is running Windows 2000. I ...
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High resolution on small screen size

I have recently got an Intel UltraBook, but its screen size is 13.3" and the native resolution is 1600×900. So the problem is that the letters on screen are very small. Reducing resolution ...
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Can I take a screenshot as vector graphics or at a higher resolution than native?

I need to take some screenshots of an application window. My laptop resolution is low, and I'd like to get high quality images. Is there a way to grab the screen as vector graphics (e.g. EPS, PDF, ...
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Is there any way to pin more than 6 items to the quickplay screen in Zuneware?

I use the Zune software for my media playing on my laptop, and it lets you pin things (albums, artists, playlists, etc.) to the homescreen for quick access to your favorite items. Stupid thing ...
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New laptop with an hd display, everything is microscopic

I've just purchased a laptop with a 15.6" UltraSharp FHD (1920x1080) LED display, and everything looks like it's massively zoomed out. A temporary fix, changing the font display size to "larger" has ...
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What software can be used for interactive viewing of huge images (JPG &PNG) on Windows?

By interactive, I mean the software should provide capability to pan/zoom parts of the images just like how Google Maps are displayed. I have some very large images (with resolution more than ...
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Old CRT screen's high resolution doesn't work anymore on windows 7

One year ago I decided to switch from Windows XP to Windows 7. I had a 17" CRT monitor with a screen resolution of 1600x1200 which worked fine on Windows XP. While installing Windows 7 everything went ...
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Macbook display flickers with 22" LED Display

I've purchased an LG 21.5" LED Display with model no. E2250T and I've connected it to my macbook with a mini display to VGA adapter. It work's fine in lower resolutions, but when I choose the best ...
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Can I force a laptop to use a higher resolution?

I bought my laptop (ASUS A53SV-XE1 15.6-Inch Versatile Entertainment Laptop) from amazon a few days ago, and when I got it today, I was so disappointed, the screen can't even compare with the laptop I ...
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Can I emulate a high resolution monitor inside a window to let me test/demo my app at high resolutions?

I have a specialist app that is developed to run on high resolution systems (e.g. 1920x1080) running Windows XP. All is good until I want to demo the app to someone on my laptop screen (1280x800). ...
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Mac Mini DVI to Dell U271

I have a MacMini which is a couple of years old now, it has ONLY a DVI connector on the back, no display port. I recently bought a Dell U271 monitor which is capable of going up to 2560x1440 using a ...