Was Apple sending us subconscious signals about the upcoming “MacBook Air”:http://www.apple.com/macbookair/ release?
Around Christmastime at apple.com, the site featured a cartoon of the well-known “Get A Mac”:http://www.apple.com/getamac/ads/ ads on their homepage. I got a screenshot of the ad from Cabel Sasser. He “described it this way”:http://www.cabel.name/2008/01/2007-cabel-yay-awards.html:
Best Desktop Picture You Can’t Download: Mac & PC
Hooray to Laika (Portland represent!) for their awesome work on the Apple holiday commercial. But when super-talented character designer Shane Prigmore posted his illustration of “Mac & PC” to his blog, the long-time Apple-understander in me knew it might not last â€” and it didn’t. (The good news? Naturally, I saved it before it was pulled â€” and you can download it right here â€” for now.)
Here’s the image.
Note what PC guy is holding in his right hand — a manila interoffice envelope. You know, like the kind they’re using to advertise a certain lithe sub-notebook computer announced at yesterday’s MacWorld.
Coincidence? Or a clever hint from our glorious leader Steve?