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News: Retina MacBook Pro and EPEAT, Mountain Lion launch date, North Carolina data center, and more!

By Benny Ling, 16 Jul 2012
FYI, this story is more than a year old

Apple may have put all their elegible products back onto EPEAT, but a member of the Electronics TakeBack Coalition says there's a chance the MacBook Pro with Retina display might not make the cut if EPEAT performs a review of the machine's currently gold rating. If EPEAT performs a review, there's the possibility the MacBook Pro with Retina display, the least user-repairable Mac ever,could lose its EPEAT gold, and be removed from the registry entirely. An overnight event at Apple Stores worldwide has lead MacRumors to suggest the release of Mountain Lion will be July 25th. Overnight updates to the stores on July 24th could mean new marketing in the form of Mountain Lion posters and such, and thus, a next-day launch would make sense.  

Adobe has released a patch for InDesign that fixes crashing under 10.7.4. According to ZDNet users noticed InDesign crashing after they updated to 10.7.4, which lead to users bring presented with a blank dialog box that subsequently caused the program to crash.

GigaOM has the full story of how Apple's North Carolina data center was built. In their four-part series on the matter, they reveal the environmental angle of a clean data center, along with reasons the data center was even constructed in the first place.

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