Designed for the student, the Apple ibook allows users to utilize a variety of digital tools to surf the Internet, create Web sites, share digital photos, build a music library and edit home movies. It also offers a model with a DVD-Rom/CD-RW to burn CDs. With a 12.1” or 14.1” screen, the iBook can slip easily into a backpack for transportation to school. Weighing only 4.9 lbs., the iBook is roomy on the inside, with ample space for MP3 music files, digital images and desktop movies. The iBook ships with a 20 GB Ultra ATA HD drive, upgradable to 40 GB. The ibook starts at $1,199 for the 12.1” model. Apple, Cupertino, CA, 1-800-MY-APPLE, www.apple.com.
This article originally appeared in the 11/01/2002 issue of THE Journal.