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I'm sorry but this isn't really news. Unless OCN news section has turned into every little change a manufacturer makes in a product revision section.
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
What about these things called games, operating systems and movies?
Good riddance

Games > Steam + App store + normal downloads.

Movies > Netflix, and all other manner of streaming

Operating system > Recovery partition, and if that fails, remote install from Apple servers.
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
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
I knew you weren't joking. Haha,Jobs must've raged once Steam added a handful games for Mac.
Console and PC gaming that makes companies billions per year is such "childish horseplay".
Now he's probably going to say something about watching DVD's/Blu-Ray.
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Good riddance

Games > Steam + App store + normal downloads.

Movies > Netflix, and all other manner of streaming

Operating system > Recovery partition, and if that fails, remote install from Apple servers.
Never heard of data caps? Everyone who has a mac must automatically have a T1 line or FiOS as well.
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Originally Posted by Malcolm View Post
By the time flash drives reach those prices, the vast majority of media distribution will be via digital download, so most publishers won't bother anyway.

Anyway, I don't care that removable media is slightly more expensive than optical discs. Optical discs are huge, scratchable, the drives are loud, and they lack the ever-so-convenient drag-and-drop mass storage function that I've gotten so used to.
Once digital downloads become more widespread so will the viruses and malware that can sneak into those downloads.
But mac's can't get viruses....oh wait.
Edited by Heavy MG - 7/26/11 at 11:07am
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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.
By the time flash drives reach those prices, the vast majority of media distribution will be via digital download, so most publishers won't bother anyway.

Anyway, I don't care that removable media is slightly more expensive than optical discs. Optical discs are huge, scratchable, the drives are loud, and they lack the ever-so-convenient drag-and-drop mass storage function that I've gotten so used to.
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Good riddance

Games > Steam + App store + normal downloads.

Movies > Netflix, and all other manner of streaming

Operating system > Recovery partition, and if that fails, remote install from Apple servers.
Until Netflix and the like offer full, uncompressed 1080p Video streams and lossless audio support, and ISP's have the bandwidth to support that...it's

Blu Ray > Any streaming service
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Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
Macs don't do those; that's all "childish horseplay." Steve Jobs hates games.
Pretty much. I bought a Mac for games back at 16, as my first computer. I quickly discovered MAcs weren't built for games, and ended up building my sig rig. Then I bought a PC laptop for mobile games, and now my Mac only sees use on classic Mac games.

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Good riddance

Games > Steam + App store + normal downloads.
Most of the older titles I own or buy are NOT available on Steam or any other DDL service.

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Originally Posted by un1b4ll View Post
Movies > Netflix, and all other manner of streaming
Most of the anime titles I watch are NOT available on Netflix, and even if so, not available subbed.

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Originally Posted by un1b4ll View Post
Operating system > Recovery partition, and if that fails, remote install from Apple servers.
External drives are best for backup, but what about older software?
    
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Stop trolling. Or at least be less obvious.
No and no.

No, I'm not trolling and no, I won't make my disdain for Apple any less obvious.
    
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I'd remove the DVD drive from my laptop if it didn't leave a gaping hole in the chassis.
    
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Let the mods decide who is trolling gentlemen .
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So soon Apple will make tiny disks, UMD style and they will patent that?
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