That new mac smell

You know how new cars always smell really nice? I don’t know why the fumes given off by all that new plastic and glue smell nice but they do. I imagine a new Ferrari with full leather interior would smell even better. The trouble is, no matter how clean you keep your car, that smell always quickly fades.

I’ve had my MacBook for a little while now and it still faintly has the same smell that wafted up when I opened the box and cracked open its lid for the first time.

Now, Kathryn thinks I’m weird because I also like the smell of books and magazines but I googled for “new mac smell” and it turns out I’m not the only one. Apparently it is:

a little bit of plastic bag with a hint of lindenberry followed by a rush of Styrofoam

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