Spoken like someone who never owned a TiBook. They were gorgeous but fragile. Every surface was painted so you had to be super careful not to scratch the paint. The outer rim on the base of the computer was plastic and cracked frequently, as did the titanium display hinges.
However, it's been the most influential and unsung mobile design icon of the century, imho. Virtually every premium notebook today follows it's design principles, just like the previous generation of notebooks followed the Powerbook 100 design.