I am deeply devoted to the 27,000 songs I can take anywhere on my iPod Classic as well as the exquisitely engineered MacBook Air on which I typed this column.— Eric Alterman
Seductive Macbook quotations
There's no other company that could make a MacBook Air and the reason is that not only do we control the hardware, but we control the operating system. And it is the intimate interaction between the operating system and the hardware that allows us to do that. There is no intimate interaction between Windows and a Dell notebook.
My Macbook is my new boyfriend, except that he's dependable and meets all my demands.
The two things I use the most are the MacBook Air and my iPhone.
Those are my two most-used gadgets that are dented, scratched and smashed.
When I'm on the couch, I usually have the TV on and my MacBook Air nearby.
And sometimes, when my ADD is really kicking in, I have my iPad too. And my iPhone. And a magazine that I haven't gotten to. And a book under the pillow to my left.
I didn't realize how slow my four-year-old MacBook was until the web team wanted to start using it as the benchmark for a slow computer experience.
I got my MacBook in the first year at university, and that's really when I stopped playing live instruments and started geeking out on my laptop.
In my perfect imagination, with stern discipline I rise with the first bird, salute the dawn, have a healthy breakfast of fruits, wander over to my faux-oak desk, tap the On button on my Macbook Air, acknowledge the muse, and skip into the world where the story flows over the day and into the night.
Forget men, I want to marry my MacBook.
It’s dependable, reliable and you can even go shopping with it.
My two must-haves are my cell phone and my MacBook Pro laptop, which allows me to update my Web site from wherever I am, whether I'm in Africa or in Sun Valley skiing.
So I switch to my MacBook and make my rounds: news sites, blogs, tweets.
I scroll back to find the conversations that happened without me during the day. When every single piece of media you consume is time-shifted, does that mean it’s actually you that’s time-shifted?
And not only that, I also have the MacBook Air which is really cool.
Even my wife is jealous of my MacBook Air.