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Hey Windows 8, Chrome – where did my font-rendering go?

I’ve been using Windows 8 every day since it went RTM back in August 2012. But having just rebuilt my every-day system with a new install, I’ve noticed something’s gone funny with the font rendering. And it turns out, I’m not alone in noticing this.
Microsoft developed a technology called ClearType back in the days of Windows XP that really improved font rendering – or at least the smoothness of fonts – on LCD panels. It still exists in Windows… Read more