I’ve long been a fan of ultraportable computers, those lightweight laptops that are maybe a little less powerful than the big notebooks, but much easier to carry. So I’ve gotten a lot of questions about Apple’s MacBook Air, which was first announced at MacWorld last month and is just now starting to ship. PC Magazine has a complete review here, but I’ve spent some time with the machine over the past few weeks and wanted to share some thoughts about the machine and how it stacks up to other lightweight machines.
Like every designer of lightweight machine, Apple had some tradeoffs to make, and overall the company got a lot very right – and a few things very wrong – in designing the MacBook Air, its first ultraportable.
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