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Anywhere Computing with Laptops: Making Mobile Easier by Harold Davis

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Chapter 2. Buying a Mobile Computer

IN THIS CHAPTER

  • What's inside a laptop computer?

  • Making the right choices

  • Buying a Windows notebook that uses Intel Centrino mobile technology

If you are reading this book, you are in one of two situations:

  • You own a Windows-based wireless laptop and want to learn more about using its wireless features.

  • You are considering purchasing a Windows-based wireless laptop.

One way or the other, you probably feel excited about mobile computing and are ready to go out and surf while you sip latte, read your email at the airport, or sit beside the swimming pool.

This chapter assumes that you are in the second group. You don't have a laptop that works with Wi-Fi, the networking technology that enables mobile computing. For ...

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