Hi... trying to figure out if I'm better off with a 14" iBook or a 12" iBook. Does anybody notice the difference in screen space that much? Typical tasks include email, web surfing, photos, and light movie work. Performance is important, but not as critical because this would mainly be for home use. Portability would be mostly for convenience (e.g., around the house) as opposed to necessity (not business trips). ASSUMING a 12" is okay, would I better off with an iBook or PowerBook? One big determinant would be the SuperDrive. I have an extra LG internal DVD writer unit that I can turn into an external unit with a casing. Is it a case where I can use any brand external DVD writer as long as I have MAC DVD specific software? Or do I absolutely have to have certain brands of DVD writers? If I can get away with my LG unit, then at least I wouldn't have to worry about a PowerBook for the reason of the SuperDrive. Live in Canada, so unfortunately refurbs don't seem to be an available option. This would be my first MAC, so any advice would be appreciated as I don't have any feel for what the MAC products are like. Thanks in advance.