The ideal PowerBook…

After much consideration following the MacWorld Keynote Address, I think I have discovered the ideal Powerbook

Well take all the goodies of the 17″ new G4 and squeeze them into the 15″ case. Simple right? Include FireWire2, Bluetooth, Airport Extreme, Keyboard Illumination, SuperDrive, Aluminum Case, NVIDIA GeForce4 440 Go with 64MB of DDR SDRAM, 60GB Hard Drive, 1Ghz G4 or faster and support up to 1GB DDR SDRAM.

Simple right? We already have the form factor – just upgrade it!

The 17″ just seems too big and heavy for my daily travel habits and the 12″ requires that you make sacrifices like limiting your RAM needs to 640MB. I think I can live without the Firwire2 for now, but adoption will be quick and soon enough I know I will miss having it. Airport Extreme and Bluetooth are absolute requirements as is the change in placement of the internal antenna. Keyboard illumination is just cool and should be in there.

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