By: Aimmy Witakon
A laptop computer is an especially designed computer which is light enough and is of the size that it easily fits on a person's lap. The laptops were designed to be used as portable computers for people who had a lot of traveling to do. A laptop has most of the components which are same as a desktop computer. Though, these are slim and a bit small in appearance. The laptop comes with a display, keyboard and a touchpad with two keys tat can be used as a mouse. The laptop comes with an internal speaker. The laptops come with a rechargeable battery that can be recharged by an AC power source.
Whether you want to purchase a laptop for usage in home, business or gaming, you must require guidance in this field. Not all laptops are suitable for everyone. If you want to buy a laptop for your home, a midsize laptop is great for you. A midsize laptop is ideal for Desktop computer's replacement. For business users, portability and light weight is the foremost demand. Therefore, a thin and light laptop is best for them. Though, such laptops have smaller display and keyboard with fewer options, still they are liked by business people as they are good to be used while traveling due to their battery life from 3 to 5 hours. These laptops work fine for traveling business people but sometimes a person needs to travel for a very long time even more than 5 hours. For such people, Ultra portable laptops are designed. Such laptop computer is slim and has long lasting battery time. Again these laptops have reduced features but work fine with long traveling business people. Toshiba makes ultra portable laptops that have better performance, long battery life and other features.
If you want a laptop that is a high performance machine, you have to keep a few things in mind which surely would make your laptop a costly one. Buy a laptop with a minimum of 2GHz processor that is based on Intel Core2Duo processor. At least 2 GB RAM should be installed in order to get best performance and to run the latest version of windows on your laptop. Hard drive must be something from 120 to 250 GB. The price difference is not much and has a little difference.
To let your laptop run smoothly and give you the best performance you are required to maintain it. To let the battery work smoothly, charge it properly for a long time. Batteries that are charged for a small time are possible to lose its ability to hold charge. Change your Power Management options to laptop for better battery life. The more programs you run, the more battery you will lose. To avoid extra battery loss, close all unwanted applications. Remove the battery when you are running the laptop on AC power. Purge and discharge batteries once every month. Follow these tips to ensure that you get the best performance from your laptop computer and properly utilize battery