CHAPTER 12Portable Computing Devices

In this chapter, you will learn how to

• Describe portable computing devices

• Describe the expansion slots available on portable computers

• Maintain and clean portable computers

The computing world today differs vastly from that of several years ago, and this is perhaps most evident in the world of portable computers. The term portable acts as an umbrella term describing a number of different devices. Generally speaking, portable refers to any of the three most common types of mobile computing devices: laptop computers, handheld computers, and personal digital assistants (PDAs). Advances in display screen technology, battery life, CPU muscle, and networking capabilities have prompted many folks to opt ...

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