Linked by Smith Johnson on Wed 16th Jan 2008 01:24 UTC, submitted by Dan Warne
Apple Like an anorexic fashion model, Apple's new super-thin MacBook Air has made too many compromises for the sake of being skinny. With such emaciated specs, many are asking: who would buy it?
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Who needs slim anyway?
by Glynser on Sat 19th Jan 2008 17:42 UTC
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I just can't undestand why it might be such a great thing to have an ultra-slim notebook. Is it really more portable that way? I don't think so, I carry my notebook around in a bag together with a mouse and other stuff, so I don't care how thick it is.

And having it on a table, I actually believe it might be a little weird to have such a slim thing on your desk. I might fear that the monitor is heavier and pulls it off ;)
And I can't imagine that those keys are good to type on. There are already too many bad notebook keyboards around (and I already hate the Apple desktop keyboards), so I can't imagine they are comfortable.

I just don't get the attractiveness of that. Also with TVs, why do they have to be so slim? What's so cool about being able to put it 3 centimeters nearer to the wall?! It's so crazy, it's marketing, but what's the use of it?

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