Exclusive: MacBook Pro unboxing pics

Summary:I've taken some pictures of the MacBook Pro unboxing experience. Check 'em out.

I got my MacBook Pro today from a local Apple reseller in Philadelphia (Springboard Media). They called me to say that they got five MacBook Pro 2.0GHz models in stock today and that four we're already spoken for. "Do you want the last one?" You know what my answer was...

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Figure 1: The box is about half the thickness of previous PowerBooks.

 

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Figure 2: You can really see the slim profile of the new box here. 

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Figure 3: The Styrofoam inside the case has a cool circular cutout pattern.

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Figure 4: A better view of the foam cutouts. Presumably to save shipping weight.

 

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Figure 5: Removing the golf ball holder reveals the MBP and accessories.

23 more pics after the jump

Topics: Apple

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Jason D. O'Grady developed an affinity for Apple computers after using the original Lisa, and this affinity turned into a bona-fide obsession when he got the original 128 KB Macintosh in 1984. He started writing one of the first Web sites about Apple (O'Grady's PowerPage) in 1995 and is considered to be one of the fathers of blogging.... Full Bio

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