“If you don’t nail it the first time, keep fine-tuning and you’ll eventually get the formula just right,” Chris Cobbs writes for The Orlando Sentinel. “Examples: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers — the sequel was a bigger hit with critics and at the box office. Super Bowl III — Joe Namath guaranteed a New York Jets win, and pro football’s biggest game has never been the same. And now, the fourth-generation iPod — a click wheel and longer-lasting battery have fixed minor glitches in Apple’s popular digital music player.”
“I also spent some time with the latest version of Apple’s 17-inch PowerBook. This is the second incarnation of the head-turning, aluminum-clad laptop that defines high-style for mobile users. It doesn’t add any major improvements in the class of the fourth-generation iPod, but there are numerous little touches that add polish… When Apple gets around to next model, I’d like to see the keyboard moved from the base of the screen and toward the front. As it is, the wrist rest is just too wide and often pokes into the user’s arms,” Cobb writes.
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