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Users have a love/hate relationship with Apple's glossy displays. Namely, they either love them or they hate them. I haven't used one myself, as I'll be hanging on to my original MacBook Pro until it ceases to work.Until now, shoppers could get either a glossy or matte display with the 15" MacBook P...

October 12th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Since Apple made the design decision to forgo glare-free screens on MacBooks, iMacs, and Cinema Displays, a common problem for lots of users is reflection of light off of displays. It seems to be particularly bad if you sit with your back to a window, and it can cause both figurative and literal hea...

July 13th 2009 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Attention, ergonomics buffs: an advisory recently published by Queensland University of Technology is predicting a rash of injuries as a result of users straining to get a clear look at Apple's "high gloss" screens, and the ergonomically unsound postures and positions that result. If you should fin...

June 16th 2009 at 4:35pm 0 Comments
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Like a little intrigue with your morning Joe? Check out the video below of this sleek little unidentified netbook on display at CeBIT last week at the Linpus booth, found by the same excitable bloke who brought us a glimpse of the company's Linux Lite OS. The hardware sounds to fit the standard Ato...

March 11th 2009 at 7:56am 0 Comments
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People seem pretty pleased with the MacBook, though some are still worried about the glossy screen. Is it just one big mirror? Won't it blind you? Isn't change bad?One person went so far as to suggest that anyone who likes the glossy screen is an idiot. Here is the statement that many of you have be...

May 22nd 2006 at 12:30pm 0 Comments