Besides their cost, participants in the Duke Wireless Classroom complained that notebook Computers
weighed too much, drained their batteries too fast, and Were too susceptible to damage.
The Stylish Actius MC24 is a fully equipped notebook computer
that provides comfortable computing and substantial performance.
Running the Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC operating system, Tablet PCs are full-featured notebook computers
with a twist.
AT&T, which markets a line of desktop systems for the home and small office/home office market, said it will offer the new Globalyst 130 notebook computer
through its AT&T Phone Center and select retail outlets.
Toshiba America Information Systems Inc, part of Toshiba Corporation, has said that its Digital Product Division has introduced the new Satellite P205 range of notebook computers
featuring a 17-inch screen.
Gateway's online Gear Up for 2004 program allows students and faculty to order preconfigured desktop and notebook computers
built according to a university's recommendations.
* Because of heightened airport security, the number of laptop and notebook computers
lost, misplaced, stolen or forgotten at airports has increased more than 80 percent in the past 12 months.
Aiming to merge the notebook computer
with the traditional pen-and-paper concept of note-taking, the Tablet PC is a new computer category that helps solve some of the major barriers to technology integration in schools, including mobility and comfort.
As an additional PC, the NEC Ready 220T or 330T notebook computer
allows a family member to surf the Web, research topics, write memos, or play games while another is working on a desktop.
Mark Simons, director of consumer retail channels for Toshiba, the worldwide leader in notebook computer
sales, said: "When you can hit sub-$3,000 you have a compelling story at retail.
GRiD Systems Corp., Fremont, Calif., offers both a high-power 286-based and 386SX-based notebook computer
, the 1720 and 1750 respectively.