I'm trying to advise my father on the purchase of a portable Mac. He
doesn't need it right away, but if he were to have it in hand some time
in the next ten days, that would be good (I'll be visiting and could
help him transfer data from his current non-firewire iMac; otherwise, it
could be a while).
He'd primarily use it for word processing, Quicken, web browsing,
e-mail, eventually iChat, and maybe playing some low-res games that
exist only under MacOS 9 (he doesn't have access to broadband right now,
but that could change...maybe). Unlikely that he'd ...