iBook: For Everyone
following is based on my
personal experience with the
My previous systems include an iMac, 8100, 6100,
Performa 5200, LC III, and of course the Mac
Classic. Laptops have sure been advancing at an
astonishing rate over the last few years.
Unfortunately, I've never had owned one.
iBook is my first portable,
I've always been turned off by laptops due to
crammed keyboards, dull screens, and the fact that
if I ever dropped it, the laptop would be history,
and so would my investment.
The iBook is awesome, whether it be for a student,
business professional, or average home user. I
particularly fall into the second category. I work
for an internet service provider full-time, and
bring the iBook to work everyday. At work, the
iBook aids me in keeping my day organized, software
development, and the occasional Mac help desk
features of this brilliant consumer portable
To name a few, the eye-stunning design, ruggedness,
speed, and overall quality crafted by Apple.
Setting up the iBook was a breeze.
Upon first bootup, a graphical setup program guides
you through the various parameters to configure the
iBook. It's a real treat for first-time computer
owners, or even experienced ones!
note to potential iBook
-- ordering an extra 64/128MB ram is almost
essential. OS 9 eats up a good 25mb on it's own.
You'll notice a huge improvement in speed with the
so the question remains: Who is the iBook best
who has the aspiration to "Think