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Safari and Chrome now offer support for high-resolution CSS code

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Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome web browsers now offer support for CSS's image-set specification, which enable displays with higher pixel densities.

MacBook Pro with Retina display angle (1024px)
MacBook Pro with Retina display angle (1024px)

Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome web browsers have been updated to offer support for CSS's image-set specification, Webmonkey reports. The update enables support displays with higher pixel densities — notably, Apple's new Retina Macbook Pro. Chrome was optimized for Apple's Retina display in July, but the new standard allows the browser to detect a device's display and select the highest quality images automatically. The image-set specification also gauges a user's bandwidth to determine whether or not to serve Retina-quality images. Of course, adoption of the standard is largely dependent on developer support, but should Retina-quality displays become more pervasive, that may sooner rather than later.