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note book,net book and lap top

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can any one tell me what the main difference is between these names , what does one do that the other cant..........and is it worth getting a 1gb ram these days


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Notebook = laptop, the two terms are essentially interchangeable. A full featured computer, either PC or Mac (usually the former) with hard drive, CD/DVD drive, "full size" keyboard, usually a 15.6" or 17" screen, etc. Suitable for most computing applications

 

Netbook = a smaller, lighter item with no optical (CD/DVD drive), smaller (usually 10.1 or 12") screen, smaller keyboard, smaller hard drive, less memory, less powerful processor, shorter battery life (although not having an optical drive and having a less powerful processor reduces the power requirements) etc. But much more portable and cheaper. Suitable for web browsing and simpler applications for which power and a big screen aren't needed - so not graphics heavy stuff or games

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what that man said. but the battery life is usually much better in a netbook not shorter.

they claim battery life of up to 18 odd hours on some of them. but the acer-ones that we have will be lucky to make 4. this is still almost twice as long as my aspire laptop though!


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so a note book has no dvd drive / not able to play a disc ect not really worth buying for a 11 yr old that will eventually be wanting to explore the net , she will have access to a laptop at yrs 7 24/7 prodomanantly for school work ,in yrs 8 they can bring them home ect , i phoned the it guy up today at the high school they will be moving onto ,as im about to buy my eldest her own laptop , the school do charge us so much over the terms for use of the laptop and soft ware ect about $1200 but i will confirm that as i cant find the letter ....basically is it worth me buying my 11 yr old her own laptop now ......which she so much wants .....even though her next school will provide one though we pay for the priverlage and it wont come home till 2013.........she is doing all her net stuff on her ipod , is that surfficient for a 12 yr old or do we move with the times ...........bear in mind we have 5 children and all have big beaks ........


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Maybe best just getting a laptop. Dave has one of those ones without the cd player, theyre brill for browsing but maybe your daughter will want to play her cds etc. Daves one has excellent battery life and my laptop lasts a hour or two if im lucky, its ready for the scrapyard x

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and may i say your looking mighty pretty tonight ......:wubclub:.


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Me? Time for your eyetest mr lol

 

ok , i will go to specsavers tmoz but if they say im ok then i will be typing to your pm box tmoz my good friend


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Lol cheers for the compliment anyway!, im just crap at accepting them lol. :cute:

 

I had to change my photo cos someone said it looked like i was wearing a wedding dress!! :laugh:

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so a note book has no dvd drive / not able to play a disc ect not really worth buying for a 11 yr old that will eventually be wanting to explore the net , she will have access to a laptop at yrs 7 24/7 prodomanantly for school work ,in yrs 8 they can bring them home ect , i phoned the it guy up today at the high school they will be moving onto ,as im about to buy my eldest her own laptop , the school do charge us so much over the terms for use of the laptop and soft ware ect about $1200 but i will confirm that as i cant find the letter ....basically is it worth me buying my 11 yr old her own laptop now ......which she so much wants .....even though her next school will provide one though we pay for the priverlage and it wont come home till 2013.........she is doing all her net stuff on her ipod , is that surfficient for a 12 yr old or do we move with the times ...........bear in mind we have 5 children and all have big beaks ........

 

a notebook with a usb port will be able to use an external cd/dvd drive......dont cost much......over here anyway......our daughter (11) got one for xmas last year with intentions of being able to use it for secondary school............


 

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