Ok, so I was at the store today, and was oogling the 15" MBP as I normally do. Then I noticed it - the screen is really high contrast, but something was strange about it. It was TOO high. In fact, very light greys just showed up as white. In column view in Finder, if you highlight a series of folders, the path should be highlighted grey. For example: HD->Applications->utilities->disk utility. "Disk Utility" is highlighted Blue, and HD, Applications, and Utilities should be highlighted in grey. Well, on the MBP, it was all white. Odd. Try this: Open iTunes and go to a playlist, the tracks should be on an alternating background of bluish grey and white, right? Not on the MBP. Except when you hold a finder window over the itunes window - where you can see the shadow of the finder window, you can see the alternating stripes, but no in the actual window. Ok, maybe it's the gamma? Nope. On 2.2, 1.8 still the same. Maybe if calibrated correctly? I tried using the inbuilt calibrator, and when you get near the end and you have to match the apple with the striped pattern in brightness, it seemed I couldn't get it within range - it was like the display just couldn't show the gradations when it was pale grey. It was liek this on the MacBook Air as well, but not the MacBook, either unibody or white, or the iMacs. So can anyone with a unibody MBP glossy confirm? What is the 17"MBP matte like? Can you see the highlighted background stripes in iTunes?