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HP Prime Graphing Calculator for iOS.
08-19-2016, 04:13 PM
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RE: HP Prime Graphing Calculator for iOS.
(08-16-2016 08:15 PM)pgyore Wrote:  If so, how? If not, is it necessary for HP to update our software via iTunes / App Store.

Yes, that is necessary. It isn't an "emulator" that runs the binary from the calculator, but is an actual platform specific build for each location it runs.

Quote:- I have noticed the keyboard (graphics) are crystal clear, but the virtual display seems low resolution. I suppose what we are seeing is exactly what is written for the actual HP Prime 320x240 frame buffer?

Yes, that is correct. It is the same size and resolution.

Quote:What would it take to increase the output for our retina iPhones / iPad / iPod?

There are a lot of changes internally in the code to support that type of thing. Think about something simple like drawing a line. When you are on a high resolution screen, should that be a 1 pixel thick line? Or should it be thicker so you can see it easier?

As for any future looking statements regarding when or if, I cannot make those at all. The resolution independence issue is a known problem and we'd definitely like to address it at some point.


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