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laptop

a small battery-powered portable COMPUTER.
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"Appearing with Mr Ellenby on an industry panel, Osborne was startled to realise that the device sitting flat on a table nearby was, when it was opened, a portable computer."
* Automatic voltage and current regulation -- eliminates the need to select voltage manually and ensures portable computers and other devices receive the appropriate amount of power.
Laptop and notebook computers (followed by hand-held computers) did change the situation by drastically lowering the size and weight of portable computers. Unfortunately, they also did away with the nice, big expansion slots in the back of the computer.
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Design-wise, the iBook slightly resembles the eMate, a former Apple portable computer that earned respect for its simplicity and ease of use.
We've got FOUR fabulous Apple Power Macintosh 5500 multi-media systems, each worth pounds 1300, to give away to nominated schools, and FOUR award-winning new Apple eMate portable computers for our contest winners.
We've teamed up with Tesco Computers For Schools and Xemplar Education - official supplier to the scheme - to give away SIX Apple Power Macintosh 5500 multimedia systems for the schools of your choice, as well as SIX of the award-winning new Apple eMate portable computers for six winners.
You will peruse clinical publications and complete continuing education from the monitor on your multimedia portable computer. You will manage human and inanimate resources of your medical practice with a sophisticated office practice management system, to maximize operational efficiency.
Satellite is Toshiba's retail line of portable computers.
According to the company, the patented technology is used to connect a laptop or other portable computer to multiple external devices such as a keyboard, monitor, printer or mouse, through a single connector from the portable computer to the docking station.
The development of a portable computer policy can be used to illustrate the need for integration of privacy and security planning.

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