Mac app supporting Retina displays appears ahead of WWDC

An updated app listing citing Retina support as a feature has appeared in Apple's app store ahead of its WWDC event next week.

The Next Web noticed an application updated approved this morning, FolderWatch, stated "Retina graphics" were part of the update. The application's claim of "Retina graphics" support could potentially indicate Apple is planning on launching OS X-powered devices featuring its Retina display, which would fit with recent rumors of an upcoming MacBook Pro refresh. Currently, only the company's mobile offerings, the iPad and iPhone, feature Apple's Retina display. This could simply be a case of a developer assuming the high-resolution display could come to Apple's desktop and laptop devices, however.

Over the past month, Apple's 15-inch MacBook Pro has been rumored to feature an overhaul that will include the company's Retina display as well as a redesign of its exterior. The new design of the 15-inch MacBook Pro is expected to include a thinner design, reminiscent of the company's MacBook Air, a design Apple was recently awarded a patent for. A recent leaked specifications sheet indicates the company's 13-inch MacBook Pro model will not feature a Retina display or a design overhaul.

Apple's WWDC event, a developer-focused conference, takes place from June 11 to June 15 in San Francisco. The conference is expected to provide the general public with the first information on the company's updated mobile operating system, iOS 6, as well as its upcoming OS X update, Mountain Lion.

Source: The Next Web | Image via The Next Web

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