The newest Chrome for Windows is faster at some tasks, better at thwarting attacks, and renders fonts better. The 64-bit Chrome for Mac still is a work in progress, though.
Adobe launches some new mobile apps and its first hardware, plus a new software development kit that it hopes will bring in third-party supporters.
An update to Mavericks lets high-resolution external displays take full advantage of Apple's crisp text and graphics.
New support for Retina graphics helps a lot, but Stephen Wolfram's magnum opus about math, computing, and physics could be so much more.
Newer screens packed with pixels are great for detail, but only if software can take advantage of them.
Fiddling with one part of the HTML standard could ensure that bandwidth isn't wasted delivering big images to small screens and that pictures look good on Retina displays.
It's not enabled by default yet, but Windows users with HiDPI screens eager to try out high-resolution support in Google's browser now can.
Mozilla preps Firefox for plug-in free, real-time communications in the browser.
Adobe has updated Lightroom, bringing the usual bug fixes and new camera support, but also a little bit of Retina lovin' as well.
Been waiting for a better Photoshop or Illustrator experience on your fancy high-resolution Mac? Adobe has delivered.