updated 12:25 pm EDT, Fri September 16, 2005
Wired News talks to a number of Mac fanatics about Apple's . Gary Ian Reich is "one of the legions of Macintosh and iPod users for whom the elegance of the user interface begins with the bold graphics and sleek texture of the box the new machine comes in." Reich's Apple box collection began with his G3 iMac, he said. "I save 'em, much to the dismay of my significant other," Reich said. "My storage closet is jam-packed with basically everything I've got." Ryan Harne, a 20-year-old engineering student at Virginia Tech University, has gone so far as to display his boxes in his bedroom, backlit with lamps from Ikea.