Introducing Apples MacBook Air - Fits in a Manila Envelope

By Jason Brooks  |  Posted 2008-01-15 Print this article Print

The MacBook Air measures 0.16 to 0.76 inches thick by 12.8 inches wide by 8.94 inches deep, and weighs 3 pounds. During his keynote, Apple CEO Steve Jobs slipped the machine into a manila envelope to demonstrate its small size.


Apple's big announcement at this year's Macworld Expo is a super-svelte notebook computer, the MacBook Air. Will the new notebook fulfill our ultralight hopes and dreams?

(Photos courtesy of Apple)

By Jason Brooks

As Editor in Chief of eWEEK Labs, Jason Brooks manages the Labs team and is responsible for eWEEK's print edition. Brooks joined eWEEK in 1999, and has covered wireless networking, office productivity suites, mobile devices, Windows, virtualization, and desktops and notebooks. JasonÔÇÖs coverage is currently focused on Linux and Unix operating systems, open-source software and licensing, cloud computing and Software as a Service. Follow Jason on Twitter at jasonbrooks, or reach him by email at

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