the design of laptops and how they affect their users

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TABLE OF CONTENT. • INTRODUCTION • GENERAL BACKGROUND • LIST OF FIGURES • LIST OF TABLES • RECOMMENDATION • CONCLUSION • REFERENCES. INTRODUCTION. A laptop is a mobile computer which usually weighs from 2 to 18 pounds depending on its size and materials. Laptops usually run on a single main battery or from an external AC/DC adapter which can charge the battery and also supply power to the computer. These computers are designed and optimized for mobile use and efficient power consumption. In addition to a built-in keyboard, they may also utilize a touchpad or a pointing stick for input, although an external keyboard or mouse can usually be attached. The main purpose of this report is to recognize the features of a laptop, its design, its shortcomings, how it affects its users, why its initial design requires an improvement, why its initial design did not reach a satisfactory conclusion in its initial development and a proposed redesign with additional engineering efforts so that it can reach a satisfactory conclusion by the general public. GENERAL BACKGROUND. Laptops generally could be referred to as desktop replacement computers as they are capable of the same tasks as a desktop computer, although they are typically less powerful for the same price. They usually have liquid crystal displays and most of them use different memory modules for their random access memory, they tend to have limited battery life, rarely exceeding three hours because their hardware is not optimized for efficient power usage. The diagram below gives a brief description of what a modern laptop looks like. - Figure 1. Most modern laptops feature 12 inch or larger active matrix displays with resolutions of 1024×768-pixels and above, and have a PC card or Express card expansion bay for expansion cards. Internal hard disks are physically

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