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Eh, I barely use my DVD drive. Like I've said many times before, if this wasn't Apple the reaction would be different.
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post #32 of 124
No one will miss it. I thought it would be inconvenient to not have a DVD drive on my netbook, but I really haven't had any need for one, at least away from home. And the few times I did need it, I just used my external, or pumped data from the external across the network connection.

However, I do miss having an actual serial port, because a lot of our equipment at work needs a serial connection to do firmware upgrades or diagnostics - but then, a serial dongle usually does the job without adding too much bulk to the kit.

Of course, it is the Mac Mini - so no one will really notice that they have, what is in essence, an Apple TV...
post #33 of 124
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post
Eh, I barely use my DVD drive. Like I've said many times before, if this wasn't Apple the reaction would be different.
People seem to have alot of unjustified Apple hate. I bet most people on this forum haven't owned a Mac or any Apple product before. It's silly to bash something you've never used.
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post #34 of 124
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Eh, I barely use my DVD drive. Like I've said many times before, if this wasn't Apple the reaction would be different.
No, it wouldn't. Stop kidding yourself. USB drives and other "removable" media aren't are cheap as 5c per CD and are a long way off becoming that cheap that publishers will publish materials using these methods.

The reaction would be the same no matter which company did it.

But then, you're you. Where's Forumviewer and Steelbom to back you up? That's take this thread really downhill!
    
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Nah, I'm sticking with what I said.
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This is a repost frickfrock
So here's what you do with a repost: You provide a link to the thread where the article was posted prior.

Otherwise how am I to know that the threads need to be merged?
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So here's what you do with a repost: You provide a link to the thread where the article was posted prior.

Otherwise how am I to know that the threads need to be merged?
But... it's not a repost.
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But... it's not a repost.
I'm well aware. I'm just going on the record and saying that stating "repost" is not an adequate method of reporting a repost.
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Oh man that made me LOL.
While it was funny, I didn't mean it as a joke, Jobs really does hate games. This isn't the article I remember reading, but I remember him specifically saying "childish horseplay."

http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/st...re-about-games
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So here's what you do with a repost: You provide a link to the thread where the article was posted prior.

Otherwise how am I to know that the threads need to be merged?
OK I will do that if I see a repost.
    
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