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Tracking Issues With Apple's New PowerBooks

Tracking Issues With Apple's New PowerBooks

by , 2:05 PM EST, March 16th, 2005

The troubleshooting gurus at MacFixIt have put together a special report that details the most widespread issues reported with Apple's new PowerBook G4 models, as well as some workarounds.

The most common problem lies with the new trackpad, with many users reporting problems with tracking speed and clicking. Another problem involves oversensitive ambient light sensors.

The special report also notes that the new screens and back-lit keyboards are much brighter on the new models, as well as various other notes.

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