The Cult of Mac has an interesting article about how the Retina display is going to make it unmanageable for “magazine” apps that store all of their content as fullscreen images: The iPad’s Retina Display Spells The End For Bloated Magazine Apps.
What’s the solution? Smarter content creation, they argue, and here’s what made my ears prick up:
…custom rendering and layout tools…
Doesn’t that sound a lot like the iBooks Author program that Apple introduced recently? Sure, it may not fit the bill right now, but I’ll definitely be keeping my eye on that product’s roadmap.