The 'Book Review Archive - 2004
- iBook repair extension, Pismo CPU upgrade tutorial, buying a used laptop, and more, 12.23. Also 24-hour worldwide 'Book repair, high capacity iBook and iPod batteries, Iomega's triple-interface drives, bargain 'Books from $430 to $2,515, and more.
- Spotty iBook reliability, you might be a Mac user if, faster and dual-layer SuperDrives, and more, 12.17. Also a homemade iTablet, disabling and spanning the iBook display, laptops and infertility, bargain 'Books from $209 to $2,515, and more.
- iBook repair program winds down, AlBook keyboard problems, iBook handles, end of Combo drives, and more, 12.10. Also combo USB/FireWire hub and paper tray, 'Books praised and reviewed, Pod Shield, bargain 'Books from $330 to $1,899, and more.
- Downgrade to upgrade, 'Book fragility, combo drive for Lombard and Pismo, smallest laptop stand, and more, 12.03. Also Temperature Monitor 2.3, presentation software for the iPod photo, an LCD screen breakthrough, bargain 'Books from $209 to $1,699, and more.
- Better battery for 15" AlBook, youPod sync and backup, iBook comparison, and more, 11.24. Also OWC drives 10.3.6 compatible, waterproof iPod mini case, new Mobility Radeon chipsets, bargain 'Books from $209 to $2,588, and more.
- Dual core G5s, EyeTV for USB 2.0, SideTrack trackpad software, myPower for iPod, and more, 11.19. Also Kensington's convertible mouse, O'Reilly fan books, Sony's dual-layer DVD burner, SportSuit Santa for iPod, bargain 'Books from $179 to $2,399, and more.
- New G4s 'Book bound?, UsedMac.ca, lithium batteries explained, BiblePlayer for iPod, and more, 11.12. Also laptop ergonomics, 1.8" external drive, Harmony Express, iPod protection, bargain 'Books from $400 to $2,588, and more.
- Seeing iBook G4 is believing, combo drive for Lombard and Pismo, aluminum PowerBook pitting, and more, 11.05. Also RadTech's MacTruck case, TiPaint and iKlear iPod Cleaner, iPod as a universal remote, Beamit transmitters, a solar backpack, bargain 'Books from $500 to $2,099, and more.
- New G4 CPU PowerBook bound?, $50 'Book repairs, AppleCare musings, Seagate pocket hard drive, and more, 10.29. Also Sky Captain and G5s, burning hot 'Books, SystemLoad freeware, Rollei MiniDigi, Dell 17-inch Inspiron, bargain 'Books from $179 to $2,588, and more.
- iBook updates, 100 GB upgrade, wireless mice, portable power source, PB battery source, and more, 10.22. Also the Notebook ChillHub, Metacorder, TunePower and TuneBase for iPod, NEC's fuel cell laptop, bargain 'Books from $340 to $1,895, and more.
- Dual core 'Books; cooler, quieter laptop drives; beverage spills; iMac G5 for almost all; and more, 10.15. Also a lighter car/air power adapter, new USB Bluetooth adapter, 17" PowerBook touchscreen, Griffin's PodPod, Sharp's ultralight, bargain 'Books from $100 to $1,699, and more.
- Highest capacity TiBook battery, digital TV comes to PowerBooks, tri-band PC Card, and more, 10.08. Also WiebeTech's new TrayBox, iCover2 'Book covers, IBM's biometric ThinkPad, and bargain 'Books from $150 to $2,588.
- 15" AlBook display repair extension, PowerBook G3 backup battery, 100 GB notebook drive, Kill-a-Watt, and more, 10.01. Also new PBFixIt guides, dual-core G4s, $17 USB 2.0 drive enclosure, spinach power, bargain 'Books from $488 to $1,880, and more.
- Calibrate your 'Book's battery, Capacity Meter 1.0, FireWire 400/800 CardBus card, Maxtor OneTouch backup, and more, 09.24. Also aluminum notebook protection, BetterRAM.com, triple interface hard drives, a new iPod FM transmitter, and bargain 'Books from $50 to $2,599.
- Portable wireless routers, first 100 GB laptop drive, 8 hour batteries, a new palmtop, and more, 09.17. Also iBook vs. PowerBook comparison, iBook G4 screen tint, QuickerTek wireless booster, a solar jacket, bargain 'Books from $275 to $2,599, and more.
- PB G4 motherboard upgrades, 16x DVD+R burner, fuel cell laptop shown, the Microsoft tax, and more, 09.10. Also users keep Newton alive, new iPod cases, 12" leather 'Book bag, IBM's power adapter recall, and bargain 'Books from $275 to $1,699.
- 'Books price competitive with Dells, sunflower oil fuel cells, VESA laptop LCD standards, and more, 09.03. Also "pro" USB flash drives, Kanguru's battery powered burner, new iPod accessories, bargain 'Books from $275 to $1,699, and more.
- World's best PB G4 deal, iPod users choose Apple laptops, tech challenges of going mobile, and more, 08.30. Also a high capacity Pismo/Lombard battery, new Targus 'Book accessories, XLR microphone adapter for Garage Band, bargain 'Books from $100 to $2,599, and more.
- Apple handheld revealed, dual-core G4s coming, tiny Soyo hard drive, and more, 08.20. Also the iLap laptop stand, Capslock to Control software, Griffin RoadTrip for iPod, the new Ferrari laptop, bargain 'Books from $140 to $1,549, and more.
- Apple aces PCMac user survey and academia, Pismo survives iced tea, new iPod accessories, and more, 0.8.13. Also a superfast WiFi driver, 100 GB portable backup, laptop cooling bases, fuel cell standards, bargain 'Books from $340 to $2,399, and more.
- Worst ever laptops, iBook a PCMag Editors Choice, UK 'Book sales exceed industry, and more, 08.06. Also a fast WiFi locator, Iomega REV drives, Port XTender software, new SportFolio case, bargain 'Books from $500 to $2,549, and more.
- SuperDrive upgrades, PowerBook Setup App, Apple quality, Mobility Radeon 9800, and more, 07.30. Also notebooks slow as desktop replacements, Iomega Micro Mini, new Windows laptops, bargain 'Books from $500 to $2,599, and more.
- Best 'Book ever, G3 vs. G4 iBook, laptop market growth, monitoring software, and more, 07.23. Also new PowerBook handles, metallic touch up pens, new drive enclosures, WiFi Spy, and iPod mini armband, bargain 'Books from $190 to $2,175, and more.
- Portables 54% of Mac sales, replacing an iBook, tiny and high capacity drives, new BookEndz, and more, 07.16. Also G-Point 802.11g card, ThermographX updated, Palms and Macs together, Sony X-brite display, iTunes underwater, bargain 'Books from $45 to $2,599, and more.
- Radeon Enabler unlocks video features, Walla challenges Gmail, new laptop accessories, and bargain 'Books, 07.09. Enable hidden Radeon video features, Keynamics laptop stand, new bags, Kuna aluminum drive enclosure, WallaMail, and bargain 'Books from $45 to $2,599.
- G5 going mobile, Inducing Infringement Act threatens iPod, PowerPizza case, and more, 07.02. SideTrack trackpad drive updated, transparent Wildeepz, Toshiba's laptop fuel cell, a secure pocket router, Plextor's 12x DVD burner, and bargain 'Books from $45 to $2,399.
- Repair program extends to all white G3 iBooks, Avanti G3/400 and 417 WallStreet upgrades, PC Card video, and more, 06.25. Low cost aluminum drive enclosure, fuel cells and laptops, new 'Book and iPod cases and accessories, and bargain 'Books from $379 to $2,599.
- Laptops outsell desktops, 100 GB notebook drives, Mac conversion trumps Christianity, and more, 06.18. Also Ice Creme scratch remover; PowerSleevz; new FireWire 800 CardBus adapter, hard drive, and hub; Hi-Speed USB flash drives; bargain 'Books from $50 to $2,375, and more.
- Positive PowerBook press, iBook overclock results, iBook's dirty secret, a very hot PowerBook, and more, 06.11. Also Linux turns Lombard into car MP3 player, Thurrott gets a 12" PowerBook, a G5-styled hard drive, bargain 'Books from $380 to $2,599, and more.
- Overdriving the G3 iBook, ongoing iBook failures, desktop vs. laptop, PB G4 design award, and more, 06.04. Also a new Canadian Mac resource, notebooks in the living room, dual-layer DVD burning on the Mac, bargain 'Books from $190 to $2,375, and new iPod accessories.
- Track your stolen Mac, BlueChip G3/1 GHz canceled, identify your 5400 RPM drive, and more, 05.28. A color-changing mousepad, high performance FireWire drives, a new laptop stand, TimeLeft battery tracker, bargain 'Books from $600 to $1,929, and lots more.
- iBook G4 hot in Japan, 12" iBook or PowerBook, fuel cells, Soyuz laptop bag, and more, 05.21. ADC adapter for 12" PowerBook, iTunes Anywhere, upgradable laptop video possibilities, bargain 'Books from $150 to $2,599, and more.
- iBook G4 graphics update, new 'Books in June?, sulphur batteries, Apple tech support beats Dell, and more, 05.14. Online PowerBook FixIt guides, ThermographX, tiny USB flash drives, new Sony portables, and bargain 'Books from $150 to $2,599.
- iBook repair program expanded, $190 Combo drive for DVD TiBooks, Lombard G4/433 upgrade, and more, 05.10. New PB G4 video performance, using a PowerBook to watch DVDs on TV, BookEndz for 15-inch AlBook, Glide hinge maintenance kits, bargain G4 'Books from $925 to $2,599, and lots more.
- AirPort 3.4.1, first 100 GB laptop drive, 4x DVD-R/RW/RAM for TiBooks, maximixing battery life, lots more, 04.30. Up to 4x wireless range for TiBooks, iBatt software, lots of new Knowledge Base articles, bargain 'Books from $150 to $2,599, and lots more.
- 'Book sales up, 1.25 GHz Macs benchmarked, no PowerBook G5 soon, new PowerBook G3 disc burners, and more, 04.23. Also green keyboard backlighting, Berners-Lee's PowerBook, aluminum scratch concealer, bargain 'Books from $199 to $1,649, and more.
- Warnings on iBook logic board replacement, pink iBook, wireless cantenna, Pod Shield, and more, 04.16. iBatt battery monitor, FlyLight USB, Keyspan USB Server, bargain 'Books from $150 to $2,499, and more.
- Disappointing PC laptops, Apple's superior laptops, 10 hour fuel cells, Apple ProCare, and more, 04.09. iBook production moving to China, leather 'Book cases, G4 customer-installable parts, bargain 'Books from $50 to $2,649, and more.
- Exploding batteries, replacement LCDs and backlights, double or triple AirPort Extreme range, and more, 04.02. XPostFacto improved, deals on AppleCare, SideTrack enhanced trackpad driver, RAM Disk Creator, bargain 'Books from $155 to $2,795, and more.
- PowerBook wows Windows guy, true function keys return in 10.3.3, OS 8/9 compatibility chart, and more, 03.26. Another faulty iBook logic board, FrogPad adds Bluetooth, new notebook mouse, firePod FireWire/USB iPod charger, bargain 'Books from $155 to $2,796, and more.
- Prolong battery life, a PowerBook switcher, a Lombard G4 upgrade, and more, 03.22. Plus a new PowerBook stand, drive enclosure, and iBook G4 take-apart; a version of Lindows for laptops; and bargain 'Books from $400 to $2,499.
- Widescreen iBook, Apple quality, PB G4 and iBook tutorials, USB Swiss Army Knife, and more, 03.12. Aluminum drive enclosure, touch-sensitive trackpads, MacFrog keyboard, portable DVD burner, bargain 'Books from $645 to $2,499, and more.
- Willow extends sale, a better battery monitor, 1 GB+ in iBook G4, 12" PB heat fix, and more, 03.05. DuoDock comments, Laptop Armor, notebook in the real world, PocketDock for iPod, and bargain 'Books from $200 to $1,749.
- Faster G4 'Books possible, new life for old 'Books, new online 'Book comparisons, and more, 02.27. New iSight holder, iBook logic board fiasco, TimeLeft, screen polish, 8x DVD burning, bargain 'Books from $50 to $2,199, and more.
- New G5 supports notebooks, 'Books in color, TiBook antenna triples range, a low-cost wireless card, and more, 02.20. Online reviews of G4 iBooks and new 15" AlBook, 17" G4 hard drive upgrade tutorial, iPodResQ, bargain 'Books from $799 to $2,199, and more.
- Low cost RAM for older 'Books, more iBook problems, incredibly compact Windows portables, and more, 02.13. 'Book sales up in UK, death of a Lombard, Willow Design going out of business sale, bargain 'Books from $799 to $2,199, and more.
- iBook G4 benchmarks, seven best 'Books, Pismo G4 upgrade progress, $99 PPC PowerBook, and more, 02.06. A roll-up keyboard, SpyMac cases, USB 2.0 problems, new power adapters, making a better 'Book, bargain 'Books from $99 to $2,099, and more.
- iBook repair program, G5 'Books possible, screen spanning utility, $35 Zip 250, and more, 01.30. DayStar Pismo G4 upgrade, gesture keyboard for G4 'Books, death of a Lombard, TiBook resolution problems, SportFolio Sleeve, and bargain 'Books from $679 to $2,499.
- Enhanced trackpad driver, iBook vs. PowerBook, Coursey on PowerBook G4, and more, 01.23. New slipcases, iSkin and TiBook Tote and Tile on sale, Linux on the Mac, Quanta plans, and bargain 'Books from $659 to $1,799.
- PowerBooks Apple's top earners, FlexUSB Cable, a networked USB server, and more, 01.16. Fast 8x DVD-R/RW and DVD+R/RW burner, Road Warrior kit, two new 'Book cases, and bargain 'Books from $239 to $2,499.
- PowerBook G4 trade-in details, iBreeze, AirPort antenna fix, MacTruck case, and more, 01.09. Also XLR8 Pismo upgrade, new 80 GB drive from OWC, and bargain 'Books from $399.99 to $1,539.
- PowerBook G4 trade-ins, iFlex, Silent Night, bargain 'Books, and more, 01.06. Apple TiBook trade-in program, SnowSeal and TiStick cases, quieting a 12" PB G4, bargain 'Books from $665 to $1,234, and more.
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