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[Thursday 11th May 2006 at 10:44 am]
Thomas

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Yay nice sunny days.
Yay laptops.
Yay wireless.
Yay 2-hour battery life.

Yep, I'm writing this on my laptop while sitting on a bench outside Pevensey. The screen on this laptop's suprisingly visible under full sunlight, though the keyboard does get a bit hot due to being black.

Unfortunatly, I ran the battery down during the non-symbolic ai seminar, so I'll be heading in soon to recharge it. Yay air-conditioned computing labs.
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[User Picture]From: pteppic
Thursday 11th May 2006 at 10:27 am (UTC)
Yes, the extended battery on this thing *is* a nice touch. And running VS.NET et al I still get over three and a half hours run time.
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Thursday 11th May 2006 at 10:53 am (UTC)
The battery on this is rated for 4 hours, and that's an accurate value. When new I could get at least 3h30 with wireless, and easily got 4h without. Now I can only get 2h with wireless, but that's because the battery is down to ~60% of rated capacity. It's been used on battery a lot.
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[User Picture]From: crschmidt
Thursday 11th May 2006 at 12:47 pm (UTC)
I love that I can get 4-5 hours out of my laptop just using it normally. It's really nice to be able to bring it with me all afternoon and not (usually) need a charger.
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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Thursday 11th May 2006 at 2:59 pm (UTC)
I used to be able to do that with mine. It needs a new battery.
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