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Thinnest laptop with optical drive

Advantages: very slim, very light, 3 year guarantee, long battery life
Disadvantages: Pricey (average specifications for a very high price)

The Portege R500 is a new range of ultra-thin laptops by Toshiba. This laptop consists of a 12" (30 cm) wide screen display with an integrated optical drive. With the addition of the optical drive Toshiba's R500 range have become the thinnest laptops in t ...

yassarikhan786 03.03.2008 · Read full review
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A lean machine

Advantages: Weight, battery, screen
Disadvantages: FIngerprint software

...The Portege R500-100 is a featherweight machine that packs a welterweight punch. Some things are excellent - the weight obviously, the battery life (up to 5 hours), the speed, the screen (when it's on full power), and the keyboard. Toshiba has packaged ...

st.v1 17.04.2008 · Read full review
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Avoid this crap top at all costs!

Advantages: I would pay full price just to buy this and then smash it.
Disadvantages: Unusable mouse pad, terrible 1 decibel speakers and overall poor performance.

Wow, even as I was just writing this review, my laptop decided I had pressed the back button and asked me several times to confirm I wished to move away from this page, pressed no each time, oh look I have to write the review again. Could be down to the g ...

Bojack 10.03.2011 · Read full review
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No Tish Or Tosh WIth Toshiba's Tecra?

Advantages: Compact and Classy, loads of features, extra security and has good memory capacity.
Disadvantages: Silly placed finger tip scriber. No mounts at the rear to elevate it.

...not a PC whizz kid anymore although I spent many hours swearing at my old PC until it was rendered useless and it saw the big recycling bin when it came to turfing it. In 2007 I bought my first PC laptop - a Toshiba Tecra M5 from PC Worl ...

Nar2 04.04.2012 · Read full review
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even i can use it

Advantages: light easy to use looks good!
Disadvantages: fingerprint technology not always helpful

i have this laptop for work, well at least i think its this model. it has the fingerprint technology, so you can basically swipe your finger instead of using your password. only problem is its like voice activation, if you dont do it exactly the same ever ...

hoppopotamus 26.07.2006 · Read full review
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