Laptop like ibook clamshell

okay so i know you guys released that colorful laptop back in 1999 called the ibook clamshell g3, and yeah i know it has horrible hardware and stuff.  So right now, I was wondering if there is any laptops out there like that one that have like the transparency and the colors that that one had.....  either that or i will purchase that good ol laptop..... best regards,
Tom Hancock

The best of the Clamshells have Firewire, and are upgradeable to Mac OS X 10.4.11. Firewire offers bootable backup capability through a port that is at least 20 times faster than the old USB 1.1 that is found on it.  The downside is the Clamshell never did come with a decent size screen for Mac OS X.
Some people like running Mac OS 9 (predates Mac OS X) better on the Clamshell, but few browsers work well anymore on Mac OS 9, except possibly WaCOM Mozilla. 
Be sure if you get it, to get the original discs pre bundled with it.  After the iBook Clamshell, Apple released a long line of white iBook G3, and G4s, then some white and black MacBooks, whereas the rest of their notebooks after the Powerbook G3 Firewire were all aluminum or titanium colored.  Before then they were black as well.  There is an option for current Apple notebooks called Colorware
http://www.colorware.com/p-250-macbook-air-13-inch.aspx
Suffice it to say you might not always get the warranty you expect on these, but if color is what you want, you can get it on a more modern Apple notebook that way.    I would not get the add on color shells on Apple notebooks after market.  Those can cause them to overheat.

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