New Mac scented candle for those who have never smelled a newly opened Apple product


Some people take their love of tech a bit too far. And for those people, there is no shortage of businesses trying to exploit that love for profit. The latest bit of madness in that vein is a candle that claims to smell like a newly opened Mac, but we seriously question if the makers of that candle have ever smelled an Apple product before.

The candle is said to be 100% hand-poured soy wax, which sounds like a candle as far as we know. It is named "New Mac" and claims to smell like a newly opened Apple product, but the strange part is that it lists its scent notes as: mint, peach, basil, lavender, mandarin and sage. Now, we'll admit that sounds fruity and nice, but nothing there sounds like it would smell like a newly opened device made of glass and metal. Heck, it doesn't even have any apple smells in there just to cover that base. 

Maybe we're just not in love with Apple enough? Maybe some people do smell mint, peach, basil, lavender, mandarin and sage when they open a new Apple device. It seems very unlikely though. However, we can't review the candle because it has already sold out. It may not smell like an Apple product, but the company certainly knows marketing like Apple. 

source: Twelve South via 9to5Mac

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21 Comments

1. Unordinary unregistered

New car smell is the best

2. kozza3

Posts: 778; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

5. Unordinary unregistered

Thank youuuuu

10. phldlphn unregistered

Except for the fact that many people find it nauseating, at least for models with cloth seats. Leather is a different story.

11. Unordinary unregistered

The last time I had cloth was ages ago. Cant remember the smell. Leather is the way to go

18. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Actually the new car small come from the carpet and the cloth liner on the roof of the car. I was told replacing the carpet and closing the windows, will bring the smell back :-)

3. BradyCrack

Posts: 835; Member since: Dec 29, 2015

New everything smell is the best

13. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

except new (cheap) mousepad

4. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Shuddap and take my nose!

6. DavMor0069

Posts: 266; Member since: Dec 09, 2015

starting at $1,499

12. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

It's actually just $24 lol

7. Fona13A unregistered

Isn't that actually the smell of decontaminant used in factories?

8. arkrishnan

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 13, 2015

Revolutionary Innovating And out of courage.. It doesn't make light anymore.. yeah.. we moved on.. COURAGE

9. zeppo

Posts: 200; Member since: Jul 21, 2015

It is already patented

14. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

I have to wonder, how the heck they have made this, figured out how to match said smell. I mean I know how it works, but still.

15. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Smells like hipster PBR farts.

16. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Wonder if a Note 7 scented candle would smell like burning house, car or skin.

19. AlikMalix unregistered

I hate when a great joke goes unnoticed.... +1

21. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Hahaha thanks... good thing I had a chuckle myself... and that's the most important one

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