http://www.mactrast.com/2011/07/rec...h-more-difficult-with-macs-shipped-post-lion/ Wait, what? But the optical is still there. Surely Apple doesn't expect customers to now PAY for the ability to restore their OS, right? Can you do Internet Restore? So...no physical media, and no Internet Restore. So...a user would need to go into the App Store and just buy the... .............. So, basically, I have no choice but to ride my Pro and my iMac until their proverbial wheels fall off. Great. And as they die, I'll be forced to slowly but surely go back to the PC world unless Apple gets back in line and starts providing the OS in box again, be that DVD or USB, or even Internet Restore, I don't care. But there needs to be SOMETHING so I don't have to to the Apple Store in the event the as-yet-unknown SSD decides to die.