Here are some anti-glossy articles written by other authors:
Youtube video that demonstrates shortcomings of Apple MacBook Pro glossy screens. Notice the presenter suggested getting earlier generation Macs, rather than a new one. Apple Marketing VP, take note.
Another Youtube video showing the disadvantages of Apple MacBook Air glossy screens
Another Youtube video showing the disadvantages of Apple iMac glossy screens
Matte Matters by Rob Griffiths at Macworld.com
Restoring the Matte Screen by Rob Griffiths at MacWorld.com
Which screen to choose: glossy or matte? by C.K. Sample, III at tuaw.com
R.I.P. Apple matte screen displays by Jason D. O’Grady & David Morgenstern at ZDNet.com
And We All Shine On by John Siracusa at ArsTechnica
MacBook Pro Glossy vs. Matte FIGHT!
The Pros and Cons of the Glossy Screen by Michelle Delio at MacLife.com
Rob Galbraith praises new Mac screens except for glossy disadvantage
MacPolls shows that 44% prefer matte vs 32% that prefer glossy
Arstechnica: 86% prefer matte
Chris Pirillo prefers matte screens and 65% of his readers prefer matte
This online article about matte vs glossy has an online poll where currently (as of June 2009) 75% prefer matte
ZDNet article entitled, Why glossy screens don’t work in notebooks
Health and safety considerations when using Apple Mac glossy screens published by the Queensland University of Technology
Matte vs. Glossy Debate Heats Up: Are Glossy Displays a Health Hazard?
Oh no, It’s glossy – Anandtech review of the all-glossy MacBook Pros
Apple’s glossy screens may cause injury
Poll at Lenovo blog shows that 86% prefer matte
Do you hate the glossy screen
Mac laptop glossy screens hazardous to your posture
24″ Cinema Displays Get a Notable No Confidence Vote
Office Ergonomics Training: A Dozen Things You Should Know about Eyestrain
COMPUTERS AND VISION – The article recommends anti-glare screens
Computer Vision Syndrome – the article refers to the deleterious effects of glare and reflections
The Queensland University of Technology has published health and safety considerations for Apple Macintosh glass or high gloss monitor screens.
The article is found at this website:
In the above article, the Queensland University of Technology recommends: “Consider the purchase of other types of monitors which are not high gloss.”
Apple give us Notebooks that deserve the extension Pro
Apple Inc. produces great products and their overall quality is great. Although the last updates of their professional notebook line were not satisfying for many professional users.
We, the signers of this petition, want Apple Inc. to review their product policy regarding the 15 inch MacBook Pro line and to reintroduce the following features:
– Option for matt displays as of 17 inch model
– The removed ExpressCard/34 Slot
In addition the following features would be appreciated:
– More up-to-date connectors like eSATA
– User removable battery (suggested by signers)