August 25, PowerBook 5300 Introduced

Discussion in ' News Discussion' started by MacBytes, Aug 25, 2006.

  1. MacBytes macrumors bot

    Jul 5, 2003
  2. Macmaniac macrumors 68040


    I have one and it still works. Battery is very dead, but it can run Sim Tower like a charm!
  3. coolfactor macrumors 68040

    Jul 29, 2002
    Vancouver, BC CANADA
    bad apple

    My naivety led to my Mom getting one of these laptops. At first appearance, it seemed like a great release, but later found out how flawed it was. However, that wasn't until years later when I bought my own from eBay. Oh well, live and learn. From there, it was onto an iBook that served me well, and now a PowerBook G4. How times have changed.
  4. macidiot macrumors 6502a

    Aug 13, 2002
    wow the 5300 sucked. Words can't describe what a piece it was.
  5. Lollypop macrumors 6502a


    Sep 13, 2004
    Johannesburg, South Africa
    I remember seeing a lot of them on TV (Apple wasnt back in SA yet so we didnt have any of their laptops in stores) and I also remember how cool they looked... to bad they were so crap./ :rolleyes:

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