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    laptop vs notebook

    Are there differences between the terms 'laptop' and 'notebook' referred to portable computers?

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    Re: laptop vs notebook

    No, it's because the US is a litigious society, and manufacturers wanted to avoid encouraging actual use on the lap, so they changed the nomenclature.

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    Re: laptop vs notebook

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    No, it's because the US is a litigious society, and manufacturers wanted to avoid encouraging actual use on the lap, so they changed the nomenclature.
    Intriguing. What is litigable about using a laptop on your lap?

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    Re: laptop vs notebook

    There were one or two reports of radiated testicles, and a battery fire or two that second-degreed some poor joker's penis. So we read on the net.

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    Re: laptop vs notebook

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    There were one or two reports of radiated testicles, and a battery fire or two that second-degreed some poor joker's penis. So we read on the net.
    Really? Good job I am a girl and I have no testicles, because I use my laptop all the time.

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    Re: laptop vs notebook

    On your lap?

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    Re: laptop vs notebook

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    On your lap?
    Yes, on my lap. Please don't tell me it affects women too.

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    #8

    Re: laptop vs notebook

    Not that I've heard.

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