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Retina MacBook Pro Found To Meet EPEAT Standards Thanks To External Upgradeability Options

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http://techcrunch.com – When Apple introduced the Retina MacBook Pro and new MacBook Airs in June, it also quietly noted it would be withdrawing its computers from voluntary EPEAT environmental standards qualification. That provoked a minor customer furor, with some government agencies in particular saying they might not be able to continue sourcing notebooks from Apple, and the company promptly rejoined the program. But questions of whether the new MacBook Pro in particular could meet the EPEAT standards, which include a provision for products being able to be “upgradeable with commonly available tools&#8221 (IT news)