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Apple PowerBook G4 15-inch (2003)

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Pros

aluminum unibody design

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discrete graphics with ATI Mobility Radeon 9600

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Bluetooth built-in

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S-Video output port

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1x FireWire 400 and 1x FireWire 800 port (though standard largely abandoned by Apple itself later)

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standard DVI for both digital and analog output

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PC Card/CardBus slot for miscellaneous high-speed expansion

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Cons

crappy WiFi analog radio front-end design: no reception of WiFi networks where ThinkPad gets reliable & speedy connection with 2 out of 5 bars

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only two USB ports

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no update to OS X Snow Leopard (v10.6.x) available

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fan noise is picked up by microphone regardless of headset used (voice quality useless in a VoIP call, recorded sound is garbage)

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second RAM port commonly breaks

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  • 1.25GHz PowerPC G4 processor
  • 15.2-inch (diagonal), 1280x854 resolution, TFT widescreen
  • ATI Mobility Radeon 9600 with 64MB of DDR SDRAM
  • Hard disk drive: 80GB Ultra ATA/100
  • Slot-loading optical drive: SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW)
  • Ethernet: Built-in 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit)
  • Wireless: Built-in Bluetooth; built-in 54-Mbps AirPort Extreme
  • Expansion: One PC Card/CardBus slot supporting one Type I or Type II card
  • Interfaces: 1x FireWire 400, 1x FireWire 800, 2x USB 2.0
  • Modem: Built-in 56K V.92 modem
  • System software: Mac OS X version 10.3 “Panther”
  • Video accessories: S-video to composite adapter, DVI to VGA adapter
  • Model number: M8981LL/A
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