New Computers Shrink Size and Increase Power Manufacturers Adapt Notebook Computer Features to Make Desktops More Competitive
Laurent Belsie, writer of The Christian Science Monitor, The Christian Science Monitor
FIVE years ago, portable computers lagged behind in the technology race.
They were slower, less technically advanced, and more expensive than their desktop cousins. Now, they're leading the pack in many areas of innovation.
"The first generation of notebooks ... were desktops with the air taken out of them," says Portia Isaacson, a consultant and president of Dream IT in Colorado Springs, Colo. For the past year and a half, notebook sales have taken off, innovative companies are jumping on the notebook bandwagon, and innovations are now migrating the other way - from the notebook to the desktop, she says.
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Publication information: Article title: New Computers Shrink Size and Increase Power Manufacturers Adapt Notebook Computer Features to Make Desktops More Competitive. Contributors: Laurent Belsie, writer of The Christian Science Monitor - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: December 15, 1993. Page number: 14. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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