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It’s not news that the Chrome support for high DPI (hiDPI) has been a work in progress for some time, and within the past year or so, the proliferation of high DPI displays on laptops has made the need for good high dpi support even more important. I have messed with a few beta features before, and some of them ended up making Chrome completely unusable. I mostly tolerated the lack of high DPI on 13.3” laptop screens, but now that I work with a 32” 4K desktop display, I can no longer use Chrome without true high DPI support. Unfortunately, the old tricks won’t work anymore, but fret not there is a solution that does. Read full post →Chrome High DPI: How To Enable It In Windows 8, 8.1 (v34+)

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Jewelry Site Plukka Turns Group Buying On Its Head The Spark of Genius Series highlights a unique feature of startups and is made possible by Microsoft BizSpark. If you would like to have your startup considered for inclusion, please see the details here. Name: Plukka Quick Pitch: Social shopping with a group buying twist — more jewelry buyers means a lower price for everyone. Genius Idea: Applying the group-buying model to the manufacturing process, not just the final product. Today's group buying sites often exist to get rid of leftover inventory from last season; both the designer and the website get a cut, while you get the last season's threads for half the price, three months late.

TechStars Launches, A Common App For Startups And A Results Tracker For Accelerators For a young startup, sometimes you want any funding you can get. For an incubator program, sometimes any startup is what you’re looking for. Finding each other won’t necessarily make either one successful, but more pairings might help overall. Raspberry Pi The Raspberry Pi is a $25 computer that is powerful enough to run Quake 3, a pretty intense 3D video game. It plugs straight into a TV with an HDMI output and it's designed to be cheap enough that anyone can buy. So why is the Raspberry Pi foundation, the organization behind this charming device, making the computers in the first place? We spoke with Eben Upton, executive director of the Raspberry Pi foundation to find out why. Here's what we learned: