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First Laptop? But No One Knows:

Designed in 1979 by William Moggridge for Grid Systems Corporation, the Grid Compass was one fifth the weight of any model equivalent in performance and was used by NASA on the space shuttle program in the early 1980's.(http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/bllaptop.htm)

In Time:Laptops have changed so much in some thirty-four years or so though. Now laptops are very thin and twist all the way around. Some laptop are so advanced to where when you close them there is a tablet on the front making it more portable and versatile. The price of laptops have gone down very much but so has the size.

Top Operating Systems:

Windows 7:

Windows 8:

OS x Mountain Lion 10.8:

Types of Laptops:

Typical everyday computing needs:


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Apple Mac Book Pro's the price suggest you are getting a top end laptop and in some aspects you are, a nice sleek chassis that is fairly strong, all mac's have Intel processors NOT FINNISHED


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Acer's are affordable entry level computers with enough computing power for all of your daily tasks and needs, although lacking on major processing power and graphics they are not suitable for most games or HD video and audio processing.


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Bred for gaming laptops:


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Military grade computing for the outdoors man:

Panasonic Toughbook:

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Discuss the changes in laptops. I would really hit on how the prices have gone down while the quality has gone up. In the past, having a desktop and laptop wasn't very common; today it's very common. You could also talk about things like Google Apps and Dropbox. You could even discuss different laptops, talk about the differences, and maybe even give some purchasing suggestions.