Looking for a new laptop? Considering a high def or ultra high def screen? Be careful what you wish for. High resolution screens make pictures and movies look better plus allow you to fit more on your screen, but they also make text smaller and harder to read. Windows has features to scale text sizes up, but a lot of programs aren't designed to handle this – so they look fuzzy and sometimes just bad when you scale things up. So before getting that high resolution screen, try it out with normal text size (can you see it clearly) and with the text sized scaled up to 125 or 150%. Here are some tips for high resolution computers.

How to Make Windows Work Better with Super High Resolution Displays
Super high resolution displays are becoming more common on Windows laptops, but densely packing pixels into a small screen comes with some trade-offs. The resulting image can be great—text looks smooth and high quality images are stunning—but not all applications are designed to run at high resoluti…