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Apple 14-inch iBook G4/1.42GHz (SuperDrive)

alaScore 70

6 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the battery and usability. The reliability and sound also get good comments. There are mixed opinions on the connectivity and value for money.

screen, sound, reliability, usability, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Apple 14-inch iBook G4/1.42GHz (SuperDrive) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Apple 14-inch iBook G4/1.42GHz (SuperDrive)

 

Adequate memory ; Trackpad scrolling ; Decent value ; AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth 2.0+EDR now standard ; SuperDrive

The screen's larger size is not a significant benefit ; Text on screen looks fuzzy

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Apple 14-inch iBook G4/1.42GHz (SuperDrive)

 

This is a fantastic mac laptop, the iBook G4.I switched from windows to macs and i do not regret it one bit!Programs run smooth, entertaining for the whole family. No viruses! thats a great victory for macs.It takes a week or two getting used to the...

NO crashes like pc's, no restarts, No Viruses!!!!Great entertainment

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Apple 14-inch iBook G4/1.42GHz (SuperDrive)

 

Having used Windows for over 10 years I was excited to get the Mac after hearing how great they were. Well, I'm still not convinced. Admitted it's more stable, but I really miss my right click (I know I can do it by holding the CTRL key - but that's...

Stable OS. Good battery life. Nice screen

Hard to get used to if you're a Windows user

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Apple 14-inch iBook G4/1.42GHz (SuperDrive)

 

I absolutly love this machine. It has stood up to everything that i have needed it to do and is almost at one with Tiger. The sound and display are breathtaking and most of all, the performance is very good compared to windows PC's or notebooks. I...

Great power and speed, don't let the 1.42 GHz fool you, it is fast even if that is all the higher the GHz are. Very good display and sound quaility. Built in Mic intergrates well with Garage Band

Trouble getting ariport to work but got it fixed after 3 days. Otherwise works flawlessy

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Apple 14-inch iBook G4/1.42GHz (SuperDrive)

 

I'm disappointed in the modem speed of this new computer in dial-up. My old iMac (400 MHz) and two G3 iBooks (600 and 750 MHz) could access my IP at MUCH FASTER SPEEDS. I've returned the computer twice - have new modem, and still the most I can get...

Easier to read than G3 12" iBook/DVD Burner

Slow modem speed

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Apple 14-inch iBook G4/1.42GHz (SuperDrive)

 

I have never used an Apple computer before in my life. I'm currently back in school for my second career and made the purchase after a fellow student showed me all that he could do with his 12 inch iBook. This is by far the most user-friendly and just...

Easy to use and the help option is very comprehensive

Microsoft Office was a little pricey