It's included in the Lumia Denim update. ;-)
Agreed. That was a deciding factor in the purchase of my last 2 phones. Unfortunately it doesn't seem to be an option on the higher-end Lumias, so I've stuck with my Samsung for now, with a low-...
You're correct; I have a 520 as a backup phone and have no qualms about popping the back off. The phone and the backplate both feel sturdy.
Could be great for that, but doing so is less compelling now than in the past, when Ubuntu would run circles around a bloated Windows Vista or 7 install on low-end hardware.
My company is buying a couple iPads for website testing and such. I suspect they'll buy the gold ones, so nobody will be tempted to steal them.