Pros

  • Very good value
  • Adequate memory
  • Trackpad scrolling
  • AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR now standard

Cons

  • Loud optical drive
  • No DVD burner, not even as a build-to-order option

At A Glance

All iBooks now feature the scrolling Trackpad and Sudden Motion Sensor technologies added to the PowerBook line earlier this year. Memory has been boosted across the iBook line as well.

Manufacturer’s Description

Surf the Web, chat with friends, do homework, play games, even burn CDs to create your own video or musical masterpiece. In your favorite caf´┐Ż. At 2 a.m. With built-in wireless capability and 512MB of memory standard, the iBook G4 delivers today's digital lifestyle to your backpack.