Portable Macs

Over 75% of Macs sold are portables. While the notebooks of today are sleek and light, that’s not always been the case.

The JLPGA PowerBook 170 →
The most colorful PowerBook ever made.

300 Mhz Doesn’t Go As Far As It Once Did →
Don’t use a Clamshell as your main machine.

On the PowerBook G3 →
Kanga, Wallstreet, Lombard and Pismo.

The Lombard PowerBook G3 (Bronze Keyboard) →
The last Old World PowerBook.

The Clamshell iBook →

The Taming of the iBook →
After the Clamshell, the iBook got a lot more traditional.

Titanium PowerBook G4: The Power and The Sex →
2001’s PowerBook was new from the ground up. Don’t miss the video.

The 12-inch PowerBook →
A video on the most beloved notebook in Mac history.

Three Tiny Laptops →
The PowerBook Duo, 12-inch PowerBook G4 and MacBook Air

Back in Black: Remembering the High-End MacBook →
An extra $200 never looked so cool.

The MacBook Air: A Decade’s Worth of Legacy →
A single machine has defined the current eta of notebooks.

Nine Notebooks Worth Remembering →
Even if you love your iPad, these Mac notebooks are worth a second look.

7 Notebook Reviews in 6 Minutes →
In 2001, Steve Jobs showed off the Titanium PowerBook, which radically redesigned and modernized the company’s notebook lineup. To better understand its importance, I spent time with seven notebooks that were on sale over from 2001 to 2016.