"The MacBook Air is the sexiest laptop ever. …it’s like nothing you’ve ever laid your
hands on. And yes, you have to lay your hands on it to get the full
effect." So begins the love letter from National Geographic’s Steve Casimiro to the MacBook Air.
He goes on to say that it is a powerful computer that could easily replace your current
To back that up, he claims that the $1,800 1.6 GHz version kept pace with his year-old MacBook
Pro, even though it has less RAM and processing speed.
In his article, he analyzes the Air with regard to many factors, including its size, computing power, lack of dvd drive, and battery. He concludes that the "speed, diminutive
size, and special Apple sauce make it a compelling, almost irresistible
Source: "Macbook Air Is Light, Yes, But It’s No Lightweight" by Steve Casimiro, published at the National Geographic Adventure Blog.