Fuzzy text, is this a screen issue?

Rockies

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A lot of my apps have fuzzy letters (words). Not as crisp as on my Ipad screen. Anyone else experiencing this. Is this a phone issue or is it an app issue?
 

Brian Y

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A lot of my apps have fuzzy letters (words). Not as crisp as on my Ipad screen. Anyone else experiencing this. Is this a phone issue or is it an app issue?
Which phone, which app, which iPad?

Most apps aren't updated for the iPhone 6/+ resolution yet, so they're scaled/blurry.
 

zamudiovsky

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A lot of my apps have fuzzy letters (words). Not as crisp as on my Ipad screen. Anyone else experiencing this. Is this a phone issue or is it an app issue?
iPhone 6 or 6 Plus? Is the app optimized for the device yet? Not all apps are optimized for the new iPhones (not the same as optimized for iOS 8...) and they look pretty ugly on the new devices right now
 

Rockies

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Which phone, which app, which iPad?

Most apps aren't updated for the iPhone 6/+ resolution yet, so they're scaled/blurry.
I have the Ipad Air and IPhone 6. USA Today words look a little fuzzy (not crisp). Also, my local NBC news app.
 

Tyler23

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I have the Ipad Air and IPhone 6. USA Today words look a little fuzzy (not crisp). Also, my local NBC news app.
This is because the app has not been updated to support the screen size and resolution of the new iPhones. Essentially now, the app is just the old app blown up to fit on the new screen sizes. Eventually, the app developers will optimize them to fit natively on the new screens, at which point the font will be nice and crispy once again.
 

bozzykid

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Apple only gave devs a few weeks notice before release of the resolution changes. There are still a pretty small number of apps that are optimized for the 6/6+. I would give it a few more months and most apps should be updated.
 

ucfgrad93

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This is because the app has not been updated to support the screen size and resolution of the new iPhones. Essentially now, the app is just the old app blown up to fit on the new screen sizes. Eventually, the app developers will optimize them to fit natively on the new screens, at which point the font will be nice and crispy once again.
Yep. It will take a little while for developers to put out 6/6+ compatible apps.
 

goMac

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Apple only gave devs a few weeks notice before release of the resolution changes. There are still a pretty small number of apps that are optimized for the 6/6+. I would give it a few more months and most apps should be updated.
Ehhhhh. They gave notice at WWDC. Some devs were paying attention, others were not.

The app I work on had an update ready a month before release.
 

bozzykid

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Ehhhhh. They gave notice at WWDC. Some devs were paying attention, others were not.
They didn't get information on the exact specs of the resolution changes. They got the SDK which for some was enough to update their app to scale better. But many apps required more work than that and no developer was going to do that before they got the specifics (especially since there wasn't even a device to test it on).
 

daydotz

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Fuzzy text, is this a screen issue?

I've the same concern with mine I'm not talking about un optimised apps text in general isn't that clear its more noticeable with the White text
 
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