Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 23rd Jun 2012 14:45 UTC
Apple The only review that matters - as detailed and in-depth as ever. "I'm giving the MacBook Pro with Retina Display our bronze Editor's Choice award. Making it the first Mac to ever receive one. It would have been a silver had the software story been even stronger (iWork, Mountain Lion, Office and Photoshop being ready at launch would have been a feat worth rewarding). And it would have been a gold had Apple been able to deliver all of that but without sacrificing end-user upgradability." The device has performance issues which Mountain Lion will address (to a degree), but for the rest, AnandTech's review details - without being pro or anti-anything - just how good this new MBP really is. As a sidenote, Windows 8 on the retina display further confirms the classic desktop is dead to Microsoft: it still can't handle high-DPI displays properly. With the desktop going the way of the dodo, why would the company make it so?
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Data privacy...not being forced to send you private company data to apple to be mined...trumps everything. If someone's mac breaks that has upcoming IPO data for the company on it that gets out who do you think goes fined/goes to jail? Same for a lawyer with sensitive data.

Stupid, stupid.

If your data is that sensitive, it should be encrypted. You have options built in to OSX already. There are also 3rd party full disk encryption options that work with OSX like truecrypt.

Edited 2012-06-23 19:09 UTC

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