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Video of Woman Unboxing 'MacBook Pro' Is Oddly Satisfying

If you're into ASMR, you'll love this.

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People love getting new devices, be they cell phones, laptops, tablets, or whatever, and dream about what new things they will be able to accomplish. Yes, shopping for these things can be torturesome (especially when salespeople are more pushy than helpful), but that usually does little to dampen the excitement of going through the setup process and getting that new toy home. Even if it takes extra time with transferring files or re-downloading apps, is there any better feeling than that "what should I do first?" moment with a new device.

While that anticipation of exploring the capabilities of a new device exists with almost all of us, some people really just like the process of a systematic unboxing. Autonomous sensory meridian response, or ASMR, is the tingling sensation we get with something oddly satisfying, like getting a scalp massage with a haircut. TikTok user @prpaolita might have you feeling that satisfaction with this unboxing video.

Commenters had some interesting insights and questions on this video. "The unboxing experience with Apple is just elite," mentioned Jaco. Sensualphoto_ replied, "I have the 16 inch because 13 is too small to me." "Is the MacBook Pro better than the MacBook air?" asked Ella. 

I am more chaotic than shown in this video when I unbox and put together my new devices. However, I admire the step-by-step process of putting together this laptop, which is rather soothing. Maybe I should try this next time I get a new device to see if that calm energy helps them perform better.