If you're on dialup (Sorry), a horrible dorm network, or your roommate hogs all the bandwidth with his love of True Blood torrents and pornography, you'll have trouble getting the download-only OS X Lion. Computerworld">But Apple's got you covered.
Letting you duck under bandwidth caps and other connection restraints, Apple will let customers download the 4 GB update via their retail stores' plentiful pipes. I'm not saying this isn't generous, but some complimentary shrimp cocktail or pound cake would be nice, while you wait. Just saying. [Cult of Mac via Computerworld]