Missing Apple product: Mirror Book Air
Without Apple's consent, Chinese companies are selling a tiny pocket mirror in the shape of a MacBook Air. The question is, why doesn't Apple make a genuine one to sell in Apple stores?
This one's been floating around the Internet for a few months: the Mirror Book Air, a tiny pocket mirror in the shape of, you guessed it, a MacBook Air.
The only problem is that you won't find it in stores here in the U.S. Alas, this is one of those Chinese knock-off specials and it's hard to find--unless you want to buy 2,000 units at once and go through a Chinese distributor (like other mass-order tchotchkes, you can have your company logo put on the Mirror Book).
Needless to say, Apple didn't give anybody permission to do this, which is probably why you can no longer find a Mirror Book Air on eBay to purchase as a stocking stuffer (at least I couldn't).
But the larger question is, wouldn't Apple be smart to sell genuine, higher-quality Mirror Book Airs for $25 a pop in Apple stores?
Talk about low-hanging fruit. Consumers would gobble these up, wouldn't they?