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Apple's PowerBook G4 wasn't the company's first portable computer -- that title goes to the ill-fated Macintosh Portable in 1989 --- but the 12-inch and 17-inch PowerBooks with PowerPC G4 processors in 2003 made waves for their sleek looks. Indeed, at 6.8 lbs., the 17-inch version was the lightest of its kind at the time.


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