Tag: native

Fix Crashes with Half-Life 2 Games

Team Fortress Crashing Under Windows 7

As a bit of a gamer and someone that fancies Half-Life 2 and Team Fortress 2 it really got me annoyed when I couldn’t play them after a recent update to Steam or one of the games themselves (my hunch is the recent Saxxy Award update for TF2). What I did find was that reducing …

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Improve Screen Readability – Increase Text Size

One complaint that I do come across after a user has had their screen set at its native resolution is that the size of the text on the screen has shrunk and, especially for smaller displays that run at high resolutions, can still be difficult to read. Luckily, you can increase the size of the …

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Improve Screen Readability – Enable & Tune ClearType

Leading on from yesterday’s article which looked at modern digital displays such as LCDs, LEDs and plasmas, the concept of the native resolution and how lower resolutions may not align with the physical rows and columns of pixels on a display. Today, I have another tip to¬†further¬†improve the readability of text on your screen. ClearType, …

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Improve Screen Readability – LCD Screen Native Resolution

It never fails to amaze me how many people do not take the time to optimise the readability of their screens particularly when they will be using it for many hours a day. I must have lost count of the number of times I have seen LCD screens running below their native resolution resulting in …

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