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ICT and an adult in employment Laptop What is it? A laptop is a small personal computer designed for a mobile use. A laptop brings together all of the components of a desktop computer, including a monitor, a keyboard, a touchpad and a battery into a single portable piece of equipment. The battery can be recharged from a plug socket and it lasts for hours. Laptops are great for people who work away from home so they can keep up with emails and work whilst on the move e.g. trains. Laptops are predicted to sell better than desktop computers in 2009 due to it being so small and portable with the same standards of performance as a desktop. ...read more.

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He can also use his laptop for research at work when he is not near his computer so he can quickly find something out to help him in a meeting. Advantages My dad's laptop is massively important to him when he is working away from home or on the move because of its many advantages. Firstly it is extremely small and becomes even smaller once it is folded down meaning he can take it anywhere in a regular every day bag without it being noticed. Its battery is also very superior so it can run high quality movies or video games without affecting the battery life much. Lastly it is very easy to use as it is very similar to a desktop computer apart from the touch pad but you can plug in a mouse if you are not very good at using a touch pad. ...read more.

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The last disadvantage is that it is easily broken due to it having lots of delicate circuits in it. If it was dropped it is most likely that something would break somewhere. Evaluation My dad uses his laptop countless times every day for hours at work and at home. If he did not have it he would find it a lot harder to complete his work on the move or when he does work and at home and needs to take it into work the following day. My dad loves his laptop as it is so portable, reliable, rechargeable, light and powerful. It has all the latest technology easily accessible by downloading things onto it making it the ultimate companion for working away from home. ?? ?? ?? ?? Marcus Wright 10R ...read more.

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