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10 Types of Computers

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Laptop
Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs holds up the new Mac Book Air at the 2008 Macworld.
Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs holds up the new Mac Book Air at the 2008 Macworld.
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­Also called notebooks, laptops are portable computers that integrate the display, keyboard, a pointing device or trackball, processor, memory and hard drive all in a battery-operated package slightly larger than an average hardcover book.

 


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