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This article was published on February 1, 2011

The balloon-suspended MacBook Air? It has been debunked!

The balloon-suspended MacBook Air? It has been debunked!
Brad McCarty
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Brad McCarty

A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty. A music and tech junkie who calls Nashville home, Brad is the Director TNW Academy. You can follow him on Twitter @BradMcCarty.

Sure, the MacBook Air is light. Light enough to be floated under a simple helium balloon? Not quite. Need the proof? Here you go. Look carefully at about the :17 mark. You’ll see the strings that appear to be holding the balloon.

Oh well. It looked cool while it lasted!