Carp:
You're probably suffering the crowds due to the fact that you're on an island... not many options, I would imagine. I have 3 Apple Stores within 10 minutes of my house, plus 2 Apple-certified indy stores which have a pretty nice selection of Apple wares. I rarely see crowds that make it unpleasant to visit the stores, other than special launch nights, etc.

zwei:
All 7 of those are great suggestions I would also love to see Apple put in the OS - especially Font and DiscBurning improvements.
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