10 Years of MacBook Air

Stephen Hackett made a great little video celebrating ten years of the computer that Steve Jobs pulled out of an envelope. I was in the building that day at Macworld, but I couldn’t get into the Keynote. In these days of thin MacBooks and iPads, it’s easy to lose track of just how revolutionary the MacBook Air was. For early adopters, it was rough going with a very slow spinning disk (unless you paid a mint for the SSD) and a slow processor but even then it was clear Apple was rowing in the right direction. The original MacBook Air even had a hinged door for the USB port, making it feel more like a tiny spaceship than a computer.