The 11.6-inch MacBook Air is definitely Apple's most portable laptop yet now that it has been cleared to pass through airport security without having to be removed from carry-on luggage for screening.
According to CNN, the MacBook Air falls into the smaller gadget category (even if Steve Jobs doesn't want to label it as a "netbook"), meaning it doesn't have to be removed from knapsacks and suitcases to go through the X-ray machine like larger laptops and gaming consoles.
While this is certainly welcome news for frequent travelers with this device, don't be surprised if a TSA official asks you to remove it anyway, especially within the next couple of weeks. You know that's bound to happen.
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