updated 02:15 pm EDT, Mon May 3, 2004
MAChSpeed G4 Lombard
Daystar has expanded the XLR8 system upgrade technology to include the Apple PowerBook G3 1999 series (a.k.a., "Bronze Keyboard" or "Lombard" PowerBooks). Combining technologies from Daystar and XLR8, the new upgrade not only provides fast G4, OS X performance, but also features a low-power design that extends battery life and runs cooler than competitive offerings, according to the companies. is factory-installed in a unique 24 hour turnaround program (or an exclusive "Week-ender" installation program for even faster turnaround). The 433MHz MachSpeed G4 Lombard is $260 with 2-day, 2-way shipping, CPU upgrade install, and testing. The "Week-ender" program is $300.