Apple has anounced faster Powerbooks. The 12″ gets up to 1.5GHz with a 64Meg GeForce 5200 and the 15″ and 17″ get an upgrade to 1.67 with a Radeon 9700 with 64Meg for the 15″ and 128 for the 17″. They all now come with 512 MBs of RAM, a laptop-drop sensorand a scrolling trackpad. For almost a year now *Book users used SideTrack’s solution for scrolling, read how this new Apple announcement affects their company. Regarding the new Powerbooks, the screen resolutions have remained the same throughout the board. Elsewhere, the WashingtonPost reviews the Mac Mini.