Well I've just unpacked my MBP... after waiting 3 weeks due to ordering a 17" GLOSSY I'm a little concerned cos I think the screen is in fact a MATTE! Is there a 100% sure fire way to check - like the screen part number (where do I find this?)?? It is indeed a fine screen, but I'm just not convinced it's glossy. Plus the brightness keeps going up and down of its own accord even as I type this. I'll do a search to see if there's threads about that already. OK so here's some pics: Here you can see the MBP & my alu iMac behind it. Spot the difference in glossiness? This one shows relections off my old Vaio S2XP glossy (S270 in the US?), comapred to the MBP: And here you can see diffused light on the screen, which to me is screaming out "THIS IS A MATTE SCREEN, DUH!" What do you folks think? Am I going mad?