Green Apple :: The MacBook Air

Yesterday at San Francisco’s Macworld Expo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced the MacBook Air –– “the world’s thinnest notebook computer” — which is 0.16-inch at its slimmest point. “We’re talking thin here,” he said.

It’s also probably the world’s lightest, tipping the scales at a mere three pounds. It features a 13.3-inch screen an 80-GB hard drive, 1.6-GHz or 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, a built-in camera, wireless networking, five hours of battery life, and no optical drive. The biggest thing about it is its price tag of $1,799.

But this is also a green computer because its case is aluminum. That’s highly desirable as a recyclable. Its screen is mercury-free, with no arsenic in the glass surface. The packaging also has 50% less volume than other MacBooks. Read more about the MacBook Air.

By Gil Zeimer, Vagablond Lead Writer

Posted by Gil Zeimer on January 16, 2008 in Shopping

Comments (1)

  1. b79
    b79 says:

    Macbook air looks pretty cool.

    But If you guys want to know a company that’s got the best form of green pc consciousness, it’s Userful. They can take a single existing PC and using their software, turn it into 10 workstations. I heard they were able to save about 29000 tons of C02 within a year. See for yourself –

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