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that and the environment
they make the things for like a few cents

don't know how much more eco friendly this is if they need servers and junk to have it and you got to keep those things cool
I think that the downloading has less to do with the economy or immediate bottom line and instead has more to do with forcing people to create an app store account which encourages people to buy more from the mac store giving Apple that juicy percentage of sales.

OT: I do like that lion allows resizing from any corner of the application rather than just the lower right (how many years have people waited?).
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Launchpad ????? Really, wow lets just steal names from the linux community now

https://launchpad.net/
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Update: I upgraded my mac last night to lion from the latest version of snow leopard. I was dual booting it with 7 and had a different boot loader install (cant remember name)

It booted up fine after about 45 minutes installing (though it took a while) then i shut down the machine (not by switch on osx) and i turned it on this morning and it wouldnt boot

I had to enter the new recovery partiation and repair the disk permisions as it popped up with error fortunatly i didnt lose any data

Just bear this in mind for any future upgrade issues
 
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I've upgraded my macbook pro nice upgrade
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Launchpad ????? Really, wow lets just steal names from the linux community now

https://launchpad.net/

Exactly.
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Is it normal to have to pay for updates to a Mac OS?
Going between full versions, like 10.5 to 10.6 or 10.6 to 10.7 comes at a cost. Going from say 10.6.7 to 10.6.8 is free.
    
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Launchpad ????? Really, wow lets just steal names from the linux community now
NASA should sue Apple over Mission Control, since NASA has had that product since the Mercury Program...

The worst is that you can't get it on disk, and I can't imagine the cost of trying to download an entire OS through the ISPs we have in this country. $29 for the download will pale in comparison to the overage charges, and the fact that they will shut down the connection for a year because of "usage abuses"...
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Good move by Apple making it only 29.99$ Nobody wants to pay 100 plus dollars for an OS.
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Good move by Apple making it only 29.99$ Nobody wants to pay 100 plus dollars for an OS.
I've actually never paid for Windows(my dad or me).

I think my dad bought MS-DOS but that's probably the only one.
    
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