Apple Announces 17" eMac, 800 MHz PowerBook G4

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Date: Monday, April 29th, 2002, 10:00
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eMacApple today announced the eMac an educational iMac that features a 17-inch flat CRT, 700 MHz PowerPC G4 processor, 128 MB RAM and a 40 GB HDD.

”Schools have told us they really like an all-in-one design because it saves space in classrooms and computer labs. The eMac gives you all that and more, besides being easy to set up, use and maintain. There aren’t a lot of extra cords to connect monitors to computers, only one unit to keep track of (instead of having to inventory both a computer and monitor, not to mention separate speakers), and desktop clutter is kept to a minimum.”

As we broke here last week, Apple today also announced upgrades to the PowerBook G4 Titanium. The new PowerBook G4 Titanium features a ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 graphics processor with 32 MB of DDR SDRAM with an enhanced resolution of 1280 x 854 pixels (23 percent more than previous models) along with higher brightness and better color saturation. Also included is a faster 800 MHz PowerPC G4 processor. The addition of a 1 MB of level 3 cache boost performance and, the new integrated Digital Visual Interface (DVI) port for analog and digital video output enables a pure digital connection to Apple’s line of flat-panel displays and the new generation of DVI-equipped digital projectors.

PowerBook G4

  • 667 MHz G4, 1 MB L3 & 256 K L2 cache, 256 MB SDRAM, 30 GB HDD, Combo, ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 – US$2499
  • 800 MHz G4, 1 MB L3 & 256 K L2 cache, 512 MB SDRAM, 40 GB HDD, Combo, ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 – US$3199
  • 800 MHz G4, 1 MB L3 & 256 K L2 cache, 1 GB SDRAM, 60 GB HDD, Combo, ATI Mobility Radeon 7500 – US$3799

Apple DVI to ADCIn other news, Apple also announced a DVI to ADC Adapter “which enables customers to use Apple’s award-winning line-up of all-digital, flat-panel displays, including the stunning new 23-inch Cinema HD Display, with the new PowerBook G4 via its integrated Digital Visual Interface (DVI) port. The Apple DVI to ADC Adapter also provides the ability to add a second Apple flat-panel display to selected Power Mac G4 configurations, including models with the new NVIDIA GeForce 4 Titanium graphics processor.”

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