Why are Apple so bloody fond of the 4:3 aspect ratio? Given the iPad's status as a glorified picture frame, and that one of the only things people ever do with them is watch videos, why the chuff aren't they 16:9 or similar?
Here, watch a movie on your shiny new retina device. Don't mind the massive letterboxing. After all, you spent a ton of money on a high DPI screen so you could not use half of it, right?