"The all new MacBook Wheel has hit the market and is creating more hype than the iPhone! The internet is buzzing over Apple’s latest invention, the MacBook Wheel. This is a revolutionary laptop that does away with the keyboard for good. You will have to say goodbye to the keyboard and say hello to the future of laptop computers.
Apple has replaced the keyboard with a sleek, touch sensitive click wheel and has said that the MacBook Wheel will make typing a thing of the past. This is such a compelling story from the guys over at Onion News Network, they even show us one of these so called new laptops and how the new system works.
Our own reporter, Chuck Norris, was fortunate enough to talk with someone who is an engineer, designer, and creative director for Apple. He shows the reporter how the MacBook Wheel works, and we can see just how simple the system is to type with after quite a bit of practice. The employee from Apple says that everything is a few hundred clicks away and he doesn’t lie when he says this. It only took him 45 minutes to type a simple email!"
That's all fun and games, but as many of you know, there is no such thing as a MacBook Wheel...yet. I wanted to choose a product nobody else would and thought this would be fun and funny to create. This MacBook illustration was done in Illustrator and the whole magazine spread was created in InDesign (my first ever journey in the program).
I also love how Wired Magazine presents their information and lays out their content and graphics. That served as inspiration for my project and I think helped make it seem like a real magazine spread/cover you would see in there. I believe my choice of composition worked well to achieve a visually pleasing article. Now, let's just see is Wired Magazine notices this and scouts me!
As for the many of you who are in the dark about the origin of the MacBook Wheel, there is a video that will explain everything. The Onion News Network is a fake news source that comments on current events, both real and imagined. It's almost scary just how professional the videos and article are. The reporters must be extremely talented actors or real news reporters who flunked out of college. Either way, it's hilarious! Enjoy!