A 27" media monster with 256 Gb of storage? I think Apple would face a lot criticism for building such a contradictory machine. I realize that with a firewire 800 connection external storage is fast and easy but then that kind of defeats the wireless look Apple is going for. Imho.
Open up Dictionary.app and look up the word: "optional"
This is awesome, I had no idea that that glass could be removed so easily. Now if we could get a viable 3rd party alternative to make a matte cover replacement and some confirmed reports of slapping an SSD in there this would truly be a worthwhile investment.