Maybe I ought to have waited, but you can always wait for the next thing to come out, even if only to get a better deal on the old thing. I don’t care: I got it.
New baby: 12" iBook G4. 40 gig hd, 1.5 m ram, 1.33 mhz.
Old baby: Mac Mini. 80 gig hd, 1 gig ram, 1.44 mhz.
I got the tiny iBook because I’m editing on the go, so it’s an investment. Besides which, I’m on the go and have other stuff to work on. Now, maybe it’ll start getting done. Anyways, lugging around my sweetie’s much larger and heavier IBM clone was a pain, I’d rather shoot myself than go back to Windows, and I’d rather carve out my heart with a rusty spoon than use Chinese Windows.
For the most part, the iBook is for getting work done. A few extras, alright. But I want to stretch the battery life as far as possible…certainly should come damn close to (if not exceed) 4.5 hours.
Any suggestions as to how to effectively wed these two machines? Moving programs back and forth via firewire is a breeze, but beyond that what makes sense?
Oh yes, a little extra. Picked up an iPod camera connector. Works like a charm, so I now have a 30 gig photo dump.
Btw, I shopped around, even explored a few backdoor options with a friend in the business, but in the end picked this up at the Apple store in the new Eslite. They were great! Best price and excellent service. No bs, straight answers. Very refreshing. :bravo: