Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs holds up the new MacBook Air after he delivered the keynote speech to kick off the 2008 Macworld. See the specs and another picture of the MacBook Air on the next page.
The MacBook Air measures 0.16 inches (0.4cm) at its thinnest point while its maximum height of 0.76 (1.93cm) inches is less than the thinnest point on competing notebooks. See another ultra-light laptop on the next page.
The new ultra-light notebook PC 'ThinkPad X60s', is equipped with Intel's Core Duo processor, 12.1-inch LCD display and 30GB HDD on its slim body weighing 1.16kg. Afraid of dropping your laptop? The people on the next page aren't.
Models drop Matsushita Electric Industrial's notebook PC 'Let's Note' series, equipped with 10.4 to 14.1-inch sized LCD display, during a proof test demonstration. The next laptop can withstand water and sand spillages.
The 'FC-Note' is designed for use in extreme environments and can withstand temperatures as low as -20 degrees C or as high as 55 degrees C. The laptop on the next page might cause an accident.
A model displays a laptop in a vehicle at a WiMAX exhibition at the Taipei World Trade Centre. Laptops are becoming more mobile around the world. See an affordable laptop used around the globe on the next page.
The XO laptop was designed to be a lightweight and affordable laptop for developing countries. See children in India using this laptop next.
Students work on their One Laptop per Child (OLPC) laptops at Vasti Vidhalaya, a Marathi medium school in India. Travel to Uruguay on the next page.
A fourth degree schoolboy from Uruguay works in a classroom with his OPLC laptop. On the next page, see children using laptops in China.
Students use computers to gather information about giant pandas at the 'Intel Kid's PC Workshop' in China. The U.S. city on the next page offers an after-school computer program for kids.
From right to left, fifth graders Michelle Fei, Alex Wong and fourth grader Ray Ouchi sit at their computers during an after-school learning program at SCORE! Educational Center in Manhattan, New York. See who is using a laptop in a locker room next.
Thomas Clayton, #35 of the San Francisco 49ers, uses his laptop in the locker room before a pre-season game. A monk is using a laptop in the next picture.
Tibetan Buddhist monk in-exile, Choedak poses with a photograph of a woman who was allegedly killed March 16 in Amdo Nyang district of Tibet. The police also use laptops. See an example on the next page.
Iraqi police officers use a laptop to fine drivers caught driving without seat belts in Baghdad. Out of the city, laptops come in handy for farmers, like for the man in the next picture.
Kelvin Brown is seen working on his laptop from his 175 beef cattle farm near the small Australian town of Harden, four hours drive away from his 'virtual' office in Sydney. Head to a Japanese teahouse on the next page.
Ichimame, an 19-year-old maiko or young geisha, sits at a computer to write her internet blog at a teahouse in Japan. The woman on the next page likes to involve her cat with her laptop.
Ramona Markstein and her cat Fritz, wearing a mini-camera around his neck, sit in front of a laptop where pictures taken by Fritz are displayed. Or, you can just get this famous cat in the next photo decorated on your computer.
Ayumi Tamotsu displays the new notebook PC 'LaVie G Hello Kitty', decorated with Swarovski crystals shaped as the character Hello Kitty. Take a look inside a laptop computer on the next page.
The inside of an IBM ThinkPad shows the motherboard, processor, graphics chip, head sink and LCD. See a close up of the graphics processing unit next.
This graphics processing unit (GPU) is a microprocessor that handles the calculations necessary for 3-D graphics rendering. See the main processor for a laptop next.
An IBM ThinkPad's processor, like any micropressor or CPU on a laptop, essentially acts as the computer's brain. See what laptop memory looks like on the next page.
Laptops often use smaller memory modules to save space, such as these Small Outline Dual Inline Memory Modules (SODIMM). See How Laptops Work to learn more.