Mini laptops are great for on the go computing
Laptops were first intended as a portable alternative desktop PCs. There was word processing and programming to be done, and often it could not wait until later in the evening for when people returned to their homes to unwind and recall what it was that needed doing. Of course, laptops today are much more powerful than those of yesteryear. Depending on the quality of the laptop, there are those that can perform all the functions of PCs from video editing, to gaming, to graphic design. However, the more powerful you wish for a personal computer to be, the more you will have to put in it, and while this is no problem for a desktop, it can cause a laptop to be rather heavy.
Although laptops do have a great potential to be powerful, there isn’t always a need for high end performance on the go, especially not at the cost of blowing out your back from the weight of a lugging around a heavy laptop all day. A mini laptop, also referred to as a netbook is the perfect option when you need to pack just a bit of computing power along with you to class or work. These lightweight alternatives to standard heavier laptops are capable of basic functions like word processing, spreadsheets, programming, email, and web surfing. You can even stream movies on mini laptops with little fuss.
Mini laptops are also more affordable than their stronger, standard-sized counterparts because the pack less of a punch. If you are a student or working in a field in which your work doesn’t demand high-powered computer, then an on-the-go mini laptop is the perfect addition to your collection of electronics. A few years ago, there weren’t many options for mini laptops save for Eee netbooks, but now there are several stylish minimalistic options including Sony VAIO netbooks and Macbook Air netbooks.
Written by Asher Briggs