Archive for iBook/PowerBook

Glasses for your iSight

iGlasses SettingsAre you unhappy about the images captured by iSight? Dark and blurry images? No images captured under dim lightings? Unable to rotate image when placed iSight sideways? In short, the iSight is pretty limited in terms of image enhancements and this is where your iSight requires iGlasses.

With iGlasses, you get get total control over your iSight by adjusting and manipulating your video settings from Mac programs such as iChat, iMovie, Photo Booth, Yahoo! Messenger and Skype. For G3 users, you will be pleased to know that iGlasses is able to activate video conferencing on your Mac computers which fall below iChat’s minimum requirement of 600 MHz. Read the rest of this entry »

The Thinnest Bluetooth Mouse for Your Mac

Mogo Bluetooth MouseI carry my laptop with me a lot. Trust me when I say “a lot”. My laptop is practically by my side 20 hours a day (it sleeps next to me too). Using the trackpad for a short duration is pretty okay with me but after using it for more than 30 minutes, my fingers starts to cramp. I therefore, attach a mouse whenever I use my laptop.

Initially, I used the wired mouse but packing and unpacking the cables is becoming a chore. I then upgraded my mouse to a bluetooth wireless mouse but the amount of recharge required is bothering me till I found out about the MoGo Bluetooth Mouse. As you can observe from the inset, the Mogo Mouse is a business card sized 2 button wireless mouse that can be stored in the PC Card (PCMCIA) slot whenever not in use. Read the rest of this entry »

Swift Hardpack for the Bikers by Axio

Axio Red Swift HardpackAvid bikers are going to love this hardpack — Axio not only designed this hardpack with aerodynamics in mind, it also combined an aggressive outlook with modern functionality. Although the top of the pack is hard, the back of it is soft and ergonomically built for comfort.

The interior storage space boasts of a size of over 1200 cubic inches which has multiple compartments to store your BlackBerry, iPod, the newly unveiled iPhone and other devices. The main compartment should fit your MacBook, MacBook Pro, iBook and PowerBook easily up to the 17″ model. However, take a quick peek at Axio’s Swift hardpack dimensions to be absolutely sure.

The Axio Swift Hardpack has a suggested retail price of $134.95 (Amazon’s price is $118.00) and is available in Gloss Red, Electric Blue, Carbon Finish and Metallic Gray colors.

Custom Colors for your Apple Computers and Gadgets

Color MacBook ProNotice how most of Apple products are finished with white gloss? Isn’t it all too common for one to assume that white represents Apple products? Do you own a white Apple product or gadget and the color white is getting stale to you? Are you look for a change? Do you fancy a change? Differentiate yourself and your Apple products now with services from ColorWare.

Starting from a fee of $64, right up to $449, you can transform your Apple products into attention grabbers. With a tag line like “We will continue to create and transform our products beyond what the original manufacturers intended“, rest assured that ColorWare will transform the ubiquitous beige computers into custom-colored works of art.

With 28 outrageous colors to choose from, you are really spoilt for choice. The following are the prices for various Apple products:

  • iPod Nano G1 – $64
  • iPod Nano G2 – $74
  • iPod Video – $74
  • Mac Mini – $99
  • iBook – $399
  • PowerBook – $449
  • MacBook – $449
  • MacBook Pro – $449

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iBook and PowerBook Battery Packs

You are in the lecture hall, attending a long lecture of the most long-winded speaker you have ever met. Your iBook battery has depleted.
You are about to make a long presentation on your PowerBook and you are not sure if the battery pack will last for the duration of your presentation.
You are working over the Internet in Starbucks and attending to a very important customer. Your battery suddenly goes flat.

Sounds all too familiar? We all have had our share of moments where we wished that our Apple laptops have that extra juice to last a little longer. But alas, all battery packs are standard. What you need is additional power packs, however, lugging these packs around can be a burden.

Apple Laptop Power Battery PackIf you constantly need that extra power, you may want to consider Lind Electronic’s Lithium-Ion Power Packs for Apple Computers. This LiIon power pack is 0.5 inch thick, weighs 3.4 lbs and delivers an extra 10 hours of runtime for your iBook or Powerbook. On the pack itself, you can will be able to see LED indicators to let you know the remaining power in the pack.

Use this power pack anywhere you like for an extended time. From classrooms to courtrooms, on long business trips and vacations as well as on dreaded long airline flights. These power packs are sold from $349.95 to $449.95.