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Now that Pioneer will start shipping out Blu-Ray drives at the end of the month, how long do you think till we'll see the first Blu-Ray drive in an Apple line?

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Maybe by 'INTEL-MACS'

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I'm betting that because Blu-Ray is backed by Panasonic and Sony (Who have never made a mac compatible product) it could be sometime after intel macs that we see Blu-Ray drives in macs, unless apple decides to buy the rights and make their own Blu-Ray drives.
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maybe there could be mac-ray-hd-dvds (name wont catch on)

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I'm betting that because Blu-Ray is backed by Panasonic and Sony (Who have never made a mac compatible product) it could be sometime after intel macs that we see Blu-Ray drives in macs, unless apple decides to buy the rights and make their own Blu-Ray drives.
My current and previous PowerBooks have both used MATSUSH|TA (Panasonic) optical drives. Some Macs use Sony "SuperDrives" too.
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My current and previous PowerBooks have both used MATSUSH|TA (Panasonic) optical drives. Some Macs use Sony "SuperDrives" too.
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Fine I'll actually research next time!!
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Ya, i was gonna say haha most superdrives are Matsa$hita now
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Yeah, and Apple is part of the Blu-Ray disc association, so I'm betting we'll have these drives in the mac community about the same time as everybody else.

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i bet apple will only put blue ray drives in the power macs and books
for the first few months

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i think they want it to be more widely used and more tested and all the bugs worked out, there computers don't want to have a bad reputation with such a small market share.
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