Like an idiot, I just last week gave The Lady my old aluminum MacBook to replace her dying plastic one. And now I see the Vool, a MacBook stand so gorgeous that I want to buy a can of silver spray-paint to somehow steal back my old MacBook without her noticing.
The pine stand is curved to hold the MacBook when open or closed, and you can either use it alone on your lap or as a desktop raiser-stand along with a keyboard and mouse (both of which can be stowed inside when not in use.
I was ready to order one, until I saw the price: €300, or $400. Ouch. For that I could buy The Lady an iPad mini.
Charlie Sorrel sits in his gadget nerve-center in Barcelona, Spain, and spits out words about various weird plastic widgets while the sun shines outside his iCave. Previously found at Wired.com's Gadget Lab covering cameras, power cables and sneaking in as much Apple-centric coverage as he could, Charlie spends his rare moments outside perched atop a bicycle and snapping photos. You can follow him on Twitter via @mistercharlie