Linked by fran on Tue 8th Feb 2011 18:08 UTC
Apple "A new report suggests that Apple may be planning to eliminate retail boxed software from its Apple Stores, instead focusing on promoting the Mac App Store for software sales. This is indeed a trend that Apple has been pushing for a while, but not all the software that Apple sells would necessarily be a great fit for pure digital distribution."
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RE: purpose
by darknexus on Tue 8th Feb 2011 20:47 UTC in reply to "purpose"
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It's to stop all that terrible jailbraking activities out there where OS X is desecrated and installed on those ugly gray boxes;-)

Hahaha, I'd love to see Apple try to distribute OS X through the Mac app store. Oh shit, my hard drive died. Never mind, I'll just get a new one and... damn! ;)

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