A laptop computer, sometimes called a notebook computer by manufacturers, is a battery- or AC-powered personal computer generally smaller than a briefcase that can easily be transported and conveniently used in temporary spaces such as on airplanes, in libraries, temporary offices, and at meetings.
A minicomputer is a type of computer that possesses most of the features and capabilities of a large computer but is smaller in physical size. A minicomputer fills the space between the mainframe and microcomputer, and is smaller than the former but larger than the latter.
A nettop is a small, low-power and relatively inexpensive desktop computer. Nettops are sometimes called all-in-one PCs, thin clients or cloudtops. Like its mobile counterpart, the netbook, the nettop is designed for less demanding tasks, such as word processing, Web browsing, media playback and working with Web-based applications.
A notebook is an extremely lightweight personal computer. Notebook computers typically weigh less than six pounds and are small enough to fit easily in a briefcase. Notebook computers use a variety of techniques, known as flat-panel technologies, to produce a lightweight and non-bulky display screen.
Public Displays of Affection, can be seen in the form of kissing, touching, groping, licking, nuzzling, cuddling, crossing hands into each other's opposite back pockets, etc. Usually spotted among new couples, frisky teenagers, and occasionally the "young at heart" (god help us).
If the smartphone was re-branded as a pocket computer with calling capabilities, the comparison would be easier to make. Slide 24 of 88 in Meeker's report makes apparent that the smart move for Google, in particular, would be to create a desktop computer OS that pushes Microsoft out of the picture completely.
Ultra-mobile PC (UMPC) is a hand-held computing device capable of running a Windows operating system. A UMPC is larger than a personal digital assistant but smaller than a laptop. Microsoft and Intel created a design specification for the UMPC in a project called Origami.
What is the difference between a workstation vs desktop computer? 1. Cost. Most business PCs cost as low as $500 and go as high as $1,000, whereas a workstation can start at $1,500 and go as high as $3,000 for a high-end machine. 2. Performance. A PC has enough power to do most tasks such as email, web surfing, and word processing.