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Is Cupertino planning to kill the DVD?

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http://www.itwire.com – Written by: Stephen Withers | Published in: TechnologyIn case you hadn't noticed, Apple is phasing out the use of optical drives. The current iMac and Mac Pro lines are shaping up to be the last of their kind with DVD drives. The MacBook Air has never included an optical drive, though an external unit has been available as an option. And the Retina 'flavour' of the MacBook Pro also lacks a DVD drive. Snow Leopard was the last version of (Mac) OS X to ship on a DVD - Lion was primarily available as a download from the Mac App Store and later on a USB thumb drive, while Mountain Lion is so far (IT news)