Published on January 7, 2014
Key Features of a laptop. By George Smith-Moore
Laptop features Battery AC power source/input Integrated display screen in lid Integrated keyboard Hot-swappable drives and peripherals Bluetooth
Features Laptops nowadays have these common features: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, Fire wire, USB, Ethernet, and Intel processors.
USB and Fire Wire These components allow the use of hot swappable devices, such as external HDD’s or USB sticks, this also expands to external mouse.
USB and Fire Wire. How it works The two different connections allow a wired interface, this improves security and the reliability of the data transfer. USB allows the use of a wireless USB dongle, this allows you to use a wireless mouse or keyboard. Both connections allow connection to peripherals.
Power The laptop has a battery in which it stores power. To conserve power you can turn the brightness down Processors have been made specifically for laptops to prevent overheating and power loss.
Power. How it works The Battery in a laptop allows the laptop to be versatile and not always connected to a power source. The power connects to an AC power supply to charge.
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi stands for wireless area local network. Wi-Fi is used every day by millions of people, it allows you to connect to the internet without the hassle of wires. It is built in to most laptops. A Wireless nic is required to do this.
Bluetooth Bluetooth cards are integrated into certain laptops, instead of using Wi-Fi to connect or Ethernet, you can use Bluetooth to connect instantly to Bluetooth enabled devices.
Bluetooth, how it works Bluetooth uses short radio waves to transmit information to and from each device.
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