20.05.08 by Jeff

Macbook of my dreams.

This ain’t no prototype people – this is the real deal – Axiotron’s Modbook is a modified Macbook that turns it into an artist’s dream. Essentially they took a wacom tablet and melded it with an apple laptop – what you get is a digital sketchbook.

It’s not fragile either:

Both the Axiotron Modbook’s top shell and interior display frame are built from top-grade aircraft quality magnesium alloy, giving the Modbook its superior structural strength.

Unlike the anodized aluminum used in most computers, the Modbook’s tough and scratch-resistant magnesium top shell is protected by a triple layer of metal plating – nickel over copper and topped with chrome. The Modbook comes in standard satin finish (now available) or optional mirror finish (available in mid-2008).

I have yet to buy a laptop and would be a bit hesitant to buy a laptop modified by a third-party but this product looks pretty promising – not to mention it was Macworld’s Best of Show 2007.

If you are interested in purchasing a Modbook, all the details regarding its North American release are here.








Filed in: , ,





Jeff
Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.



  • Pingback: Macbook of my dreams. | The Macbook Blog()

  • shinead

    Drool.

  • jeffhamada

    tell me about it!

  • sexy sexy

  • James

    hey look its the ipad!





27.06.17 by Jeff

Instagram of the Day: Artist Creates Vintage VHS Versions of Modern Movies

If you grew up in the 80s you’re really gonna like this Instagram account. Steelberg takes current films and makes fantastic retro VHS covers for them. Many of you will be too young to have ever gone to a store to rent a video but seeing these makes me kinda miss the whole movie-choosing ritual. Have a look at more VHS covers below.

Read More

27.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Alain Delorme

French artist Alain Delorme digitally distorts reality in his series “Totems” in which people are captured around Shanghai with precarious piles of objects. More images below.

Read More

27.06.17 by Jeff

Artist Spotlight: Hula

A long overdue selection of spectacular work by Hawaiian artist Sean Yoro aka Hula, whose water murals have become his signature over the past couple years. More images below.

Read More

26.06.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Gracey Zhang

A selection of beautiful work by illustrator Gracey Zhang, based in New York. More images below.

Read More

26.06.17 by Jeff

Illustrator Spotlight: Taj Francis

A selection of work by illustrator Taj Francis. More images below.

Read More