There is one more battery-related issue I have encountered. Averatec claims battery life is about 3 hours on max power saving settings. I also like the two buttons below the pad. Averatec Series Laptop view larger image. All content posted on TechnologyGuide is granted to TechnologyGuide with electronic publishing rights in perpetuity, as all content posted on this site becomes a part of the community. The metal has a matte finish bordering on brushed aluminum.

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The notebook has a small door on the bottom that you’ll remove to upgrade memory. Phone Reviews by Brand. Frequently the touchpad caused the cursor to jump around, making precision movements nearly impossible, with small random motions when you put down or pick up your finger.

This is excellent design, unless you prefer the cable-less look to the annoyance of having to flip around or lean over your machine to plug something into it. The stereo speakers built into either side of the chassis are not the greatest quality, but on par for laptop speakers. No docking connector Communication: Most of these come directly from IBM, who used to make the Travelstar line before Hitachi bought out their hard drive division.

Review summary Laptops from the same core group of manufacturers march through CNET Labs every day, but occasionally, averwtec new notebook business, such as Averatec, joins the parade. I found this to be true as well. Past the drive is the DC power jack on the right rear corner.


The Good Unique design; low price; integrated wireless option. I just look before I hit this key anyway, so no big deal to me.

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Visit our network of sites: Communication The starts with the basic communication methods. Question about H Notebook 1 Answer Notebook won’t connect wifi. The back side of the case is mostly taken up by the battery slot and battery. Likewise, the quality of sound through headphones is pretty good across the range of laptop computers, and the is no exception. Storage While not the most cutting edge drive on the market, the 80 GB RPM Travelstar hard drive in the offers ample room and good dependability.

Fast and bright plus small battery equals short autonomy. Upgrading the RAM there is only one slot available will most likely be the best performance move, and is easily done through a small door averated the bottom of the laptop. The Bottom Line This thin-and-light is inexpensive, and it has some unique features, but its design limitations and skimpy Web support make it a middling bargain at best.

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All the keys are crammed into a single large rectangle, virtually all of them the same size and same spacing. Please assign your manual to a product: PC Card—expansion slot for additional functions.

When you move your finger to the edge of the pad while dragging an icon or something, you can leave it there and the cursor will continue scrolling in that direction. This is due to the processor running at full speed when running off of the battery, which you cannot throttle down contrary to the whole point of using a mobile processor.


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Not bad, I thought. The series offers a great deal of value for the price. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. My interest wierless this machine is for business apps, which all run fine using 8 MB. Battery Since there are a vast number of variables in how much power a laptop draws, I decided that rather than try to comprehensively averatfc it under all conditions that I would base my tests on some approximation of normal to heavy usage.

Fujitsu LifeBook S Mobile application performance The Averatec P’s S3 ProSavage8 graphics chip borrows up to 32MB of video RAM from main memory and prevents wirrless system from living up to its true mobile-performance potential.

Under the lid, there are two very cool-looking, egg-shaped mouse buttons beneath the standard touchpad. Averatec distinguishes the different series models through two letters: