New MacBook Air has some green qualities
Apple Inc. head honcho Steve Jobs has introduced the new MacBook Air. Your nerdy cousin’s new object of lust is LED backlit, comes with a recycle-friendly aluminum case, and gives purchasers the option of an efficient 64-gigabyte solid-state hard drive. It also boasts a mercury- and arsenic-free display, a circuit board without brominated flame retardants, and PVC-free internal cables. Consumers can tote it home in 56 percent less retail packaging than the MacBook — and the Air is the thinnest laptop evah, so hey, less electronic waste! It can be yours for a mere $1799 — and you’d better go get one, because the computer you bought two months ago is, like, totally old and embarrassing now. Sigh.