Really, it’s about damn time – and while it’s only a rumour, it makes perfect sense: Apple seems to be phasing out boxed software. The move comes sooner than anyone might have guessed – already, Apple’s personal setup notes seem to hint towards a push for digital distribution (that is, the Mac App Store), as noted by MacRumors: When you purchase a Mac at an Apple Retail store an employee will help you setup your e-mail accounts,Â walk you through the Mac App Store, setup an iTunes account for you, and show you the basic pointers of owning a Mac. Some stores will even have dedicated Mac setup stations….
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