Apple Computer—yes, they still make computers—launched an update to its PowerBook line this week, but it was just a minor revision to the previous versions and not the G5 machines fans had hoped for. Minor speed improvements and a few new features make for a pretty boring upgrade. Apple noted that the hoped-for G5 upgrade was still some time away, because the chips are humongous and run hot, making for a loud and large machine. And in case you haven't been following Apple lately, that's not the kind of thing they're into