CNBC Invents Fictitious MacBook to Argue Against PCs

CNBC’s Silicon Valley bureau chief went on air on Friday, proclaiming Mac’s superiority. According to Jim Goldman, MacBooks come loaded with Photoshop, have faster processors than, have 4x the battery performance and weight 1.2 pounds less than PC notebooks.

Avram Piltch from Laptop Mag picked apart what Goldman had to say here, and I chimed in over at


I’m a Mac and PC user and can appreciate people’s enthusiasm for both platforms, but the info presented in the below video is just wrong in so many ways. Maybe Goldman’s never seen a business notebook, tablet PC, ultraportable or netbook?