The HP Pavilion a210e suffers from the usual budget woes, but it's still a good buy for basic computing.
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15" PowerBook G4 1.67 GHz hard drive failures
Erratic PowerBook trackpad behavior: Button not working, jumpy behavior from PowerBook G4 17" 1.67 GHz models
Apple introduces new PowerBooks: 1.67 GHz at top-end, 8X SuperDrive, scrolling trackpad, drop protection
Normally $99, the Apple service syncs all your data and helps you recover (or, if necessary, wipe) your lost iPhone. There's also a great deal on the five-account Family Pack.
The 17-inch PowerBook G4 delivers a competitive set of features, a great software package, good battery life, and style in spades, but you can find plenty of less expensive options out there.
Apple announces PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.67/1.5GHz) Memory Slot Repair Extension Program
Google Talk + $1.67 = your own streaming radio station
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