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A portable computer that is smaller than a notebook computer.


(ˈsʌbˌnoʊt bʊk)
a laptop computer smaller and lighter than a notebook, typically weighing less than 5 pounds (2.3 kg).
[1990–95, Amer.]
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Taking this technology further, Avery Weigh-Tronix has supplied all of its 250 service technicians with palmtop computers.
In fact, wireless technologies such as laptop computers, palmtop computers, and mobile phones are revolutionizing education and transforming the traditional classroom based learning and teaching into anytime and anywhere education.
Think about how you use valuable items like phones or palmtop computers and don't flash them around.
PALMTOP computers could change the way healthcare is delivered in the future, an expert said today.
GARDAI are to be issued with palmtop computers in a bid to tackle the penalty points backlog, it was revealed yesterday.
It has been developed to provide integration for portable and handheld applications based on microprocessors that require "smart" power management functions such as 3G phones, PDAs, palmtop computers, point-of-sales terminals and 3G modems.
Mobile or wireless technology -such as third generation mobile phones and palmtop computers -is set to revolutionise the way people work and live in the next few years.
Muscular, agile thumbs seem to be the payoff for people under age 25 who grew up tapping video games, cell phones, and palmtop computers, reported The Observer newspaper in London.
With software providing the link between multiple locations, facilities can program and collect audit trail data from individual openings on laptop or palmtop computers and unite it in a central master file.
Inmarsat is building a new satellite-based network for the delivery of Internet and intranet content, video on demand, video conferencing, e-mail and local area network access at speeds of up to 432Kb/s, as well as voice communications, almost anywhere in the world via notebook or palmtop computers.
More technologically minded holidaymakers even carry laptop and palmtop computers so they can send home moving video postcards, the study revealed.