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donindigo2 at mac.com
Wed Jan 28 10:10:34 CST 2004
On Jan 28, 2004, at 8:16 AM, Lionel Peterson wrote:
> Why did you choose iBook over Powerbook? I'm considering one or the
> other, and while the iBook has cost savings, I am foolishly concerned
> - only supporting 640 Meg of RAM vs. over 1 Gig on Powerbook
> - lack of Bluetooth in iBook (for wireless mouse/keyboards)
> - lack of direct support for dual monitor display (though easily
> - (and the biggie for me) no support for Superdrive, only CD or
> Combo drive
> Of course, screen choices play into it, I've mainly been looking at 12"
> screen units, and the iBook does come in a unique 14" model, compared
> with the Powerbooks 15 and 17" screens...
Santa brought me an 15"alBook 1.25ghz w/bluetooth/APExtreme/lighted
refurbished $2099 shipped from Apple Store
educational discount on Apple Care $239
ram expandable to 2gb, but that costs $$$ still.
Bluetooth works great with my Sony Ericsson T616
dodgy latch on the screen needs tweeking now and then.
The lighted keyboard is really nice, and the "Curb-side E.T." (as the
old car ads used to say) is great (translation: it gets lots of
Bel Air, MD
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