Apple seems to phase something out every decade. First it was the command line in 1984, and then the floppy in 1998. If you watch the August 2007 Apple special event, Steve Jobs pays little attention to DVDs and sees the web as the next frontier for digital media.
Is Apple phasing out the DVD?
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What I use:
MacBook (Early 2006) with Mac OS X 10.5.4
Dell Inspiron 530 with Windows Vista Ultimate and Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron (dual-boot)
iPod nano 3rd generation, 4 GB silver