Pros: big 17" screen, runs cool, operates fast, bluetooth Cons: standard superdrive only burns DVD at 2x, new displays are expensive
Summary: I've purchased, tinkered and sold several Powerbook laptops in the past couple of months, but few saddened me to ship them out as the Powerbook 1.33ghz with the 17" screen. Obviously larger than the average Powerbook, I was surprised to feel the extra ... read more
Pros: Reliable hardware, compatible with the latest software from Apple and most other vendors. Cons: Slow DVD-R drive and relatively slow bus speed by latest standards.
Summary: I've owned this Apple PowerBook G4 17" laptop (1.33 GHz model) with 1 GB of RAM, 80 GB 5400 RPM hard drive, and SuperDrive for over a year and a half. I've never had any hardware problems with this unit. Original battery life was around 3.5 hours with ... read more