Apple PowerBook G4 15.2" Laptop - M9422LL/A (April, 2004) Reviews
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Apple PowerBook G4 15.2" Laptop - M9422LL/A (April, 2004)

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  • PowerBook in the MacBook Pro era?

    Apr 11, 2006 by lawman67 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Computer Hardware
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Still faster than MacBook Pro for PPC-only applications, tried and true technology, amazing screen
    Cons: Much slower than MacBook Pro on universal applications, underwhelming battery life

    Summary: I recently opened my own law firm, and thus had the pleasure of buying a whole slew of computers. First were the two desktop machines, a 20" G5 iMac for my office manager and a PPC Mac Mini with a 19" LCD for my associate, both of which to be reviewed ... read more

  • Not for Windows users

    Apr 15, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Sleek, light. No virus related worries or crashes.
    Cons: Cost, compatibility and battery (all stated above).

    Summary: I have been a Windows user since computers started to come out with Windows (I started using DOS based computers since high school). I needed a new laptop after my thinkpad died. I bought a Powerbook due to it's reputation and because I had a great ... read more

  • Excellent engineering

    Mar 18, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent connectivity, snappy speed, good capacity, rock stable OS, solid design, superb software.
    Cons: Sharp edge of computer is hard on the hands, track pad is too wide.

    Summary: I've been using my PowerBook now for 3 months and it has proven to be a very well designed and reliable piece of equipment. It is very thin and light weight so I have gotten into the habit of carting it back and forth to work to work on ongoing projects. ... read more

  • Written like a true Mac novice.

    Mar 7, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: a Unix operating system with a great user interface. so easy to use.
    Cons: SOME business software isn't supported (call your vendors and check.. chances are it is.)

    Summary: apple computer is hands down the best operating system for any environment . i won't lie and say that everyone out there makes software for the mac, but ever since the release of OS X over 3 years ago it's never been a better time to buy one. and two ... read more

  • Love in my lap

    Feb 10, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Slim, light, innovative, easy to use, no viruses.
    Cons: Screen can be too close to the keys when closed.

    Summary: I am a die hard Mac fan. I have had better experiences with Macs than with any other computer. I am sure that Windows fans say the same for their PCs, but Apples ease of use and stable platform (not to mention the lack of problems with viruses) are all ... read more

  • The Nicest Looking Laptop but not for Mainstream Business Users

    Jan 28, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Design, looks, very good screen, very quick in basic setup.
    Cons: Useless as a business tool, overpriced for what it is.

    Summary: My trusty old IBM Thinkpad finally bit the dust and I was in the market for another notebook. I researched different brands and models, and do admit Apple have probably one of the slickest ad campaigns around. Touting the performance and ... read more

  • great notebook

    Jan 6, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: 1' thick, plugs into to your tv easy, cool looks, no crashes, good support
    Cons: learning curve, memory (buy more) my with 256. battery life 2.5 hrs - 3,

    Summary: Being a pc user for many years from a 486 to p4 my travels necessitated that I got a notebook. My daughter in europe who is in art/music college asked that I get her a 12"ibook which she would pay for when I got there. I used her ibook and was ... read more

  • killer machine- Porsche Carrera S4 Turbo of laptops

    Dec 7, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: wide, bright, sharp screen! auto dim feature. back-lit keyboard. intuitive operation. style, style, style!
    Cons: airport reception poor. keys are "slippery". DVD drive is noisy.

    Summary: I have had mine for a month or so, and it never ceases to amaze me. I especially love the backlit keys, cause I do a lot of work in the dark (poor sleeper due to back injury), and the auto dim feature of the screen- I didn't know it had that! I look ... read more

  • Sleek design, beautiful screen, and fast

    May 25, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: great screen, solid machine
    Cons: somewhat heavy and music can't be heard without a headphone

    Summary: This computer was bought for school work for my professor. I'm one of the user, so I'm writing a review on behalf of her. The specifications are: 1.5GHz Power PC G4 1GB memory 80GB 15" screen 2 USB ports (one on the left and another on the ... read more

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  • Great Laptop

    Aug 19, 2008 by
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    Pros: Great screen size, overall quality is great, great purchase
    Cons: battery life needs improvement, sometimes a bit slow to load things

    Summary: I got my mac G4 used on eBay, and I must say that for this laptop being it's age, it's great! I had to replace the battery at first, since it does lose power fairly quickly and the one I had didn't hold a charge, but new batteries can be purchased ... read more

  • in case you want to change

    Mar 5, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: No blue screen of death and a cool design
    Cons: Only one button on the track pad which is crazy, but I guess also Apple:)

    Summary: Apple Power Books are very good notebooks for the weight and size. It has enough power for doing most calculations which in my case are a lot of Adobe and Macromedia programs. I believe that you should purchase the product you are most compftable with ... read more

  • I Think I'm in Love

    Feb 27, 2005 by
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    Pros: Processing power, beautiful deisgn, optional superdrive, excellent graphics card and LCD, backlit keyboard
    Cons: Ports on the sides rather than the back

    Summary: I recently purchased the new 15" Powerbook after deliberating and saving for nearly a year. I have to say that it was both worth the wait and worth every penny. I have no real complaints about this product. The attention to detail Apple has shown in ... read more

  • Apple delivers a lemon

    Sep 25, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Gorgeous shell, slick interface.
    Cons: Shell hot enough to fry an egg before machine went kaput

    Summary: I was seduced by the sleek silvery looks of this machine. However, its good looks proved to be its only positive attribute. After 3 months of normal use, my model broke down irreparably. Getting it replaced was a nightmare. Next time, I will buy from a ... read more

  • I love my new laptop

    Jun 18, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Light, fast, wonderful in every way
    Cons: none

    Summary: I have always wanted a laptop and I finally got the perfect one for graduation. Its he fastest on the market, most advanced OS, beautiful and it very light and everything is working great. I has everything I could every want and more. I bought this ... read more

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