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ultra portable & fastest MINI LAPTOP 2G of RAM to run Skype?

by miniskype / March 26, 2010 1:13 AM PDT

I am a medical doctor who will begin to make home visits this coming July. I need to purchase a laptop with at least 2G of RAM. I would like to find the thinnest & lightest, ultra portable mini laptop that will also run SKYPE and surf the internet via a wireless connection fast and efficiently. Please advise. Thanks!

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Try another voip client
by white-bread / March 28, 2010 10:30 AM PDT

and another processor.

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Ultra portable
by pipoates / April 16, 2010 2:20 PM PDT

I have very successfully used my Acer Aspire One with skype and it often works better than my desktop. I only have 1GB of RAM but that can be upgraded to 2GB. I have been exceptionally happy with it. I have the 6 cell battery so it runs for ages, no problem

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Acer Aspire 1410

I own this laptop a i can tell you that its quite possibly the best ultra-portable
that money can buy.
It includes:
3Gb RAM
HD 11.6" LED LCD screen
160 gb Hard Disk
Intel Celeron Prosessor
6 cell Li-ion battery
Windows 7 Home PREMIUM
It's a bit more expensive and a little bigger. But for what you get with it
,it's a bargain.

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Get an MSI netbook
by zxxxt / May 24, 2010 4:50 PM PDT

I can vouch for MSI quality and reliability. This is my only laptop and it serves its purpose well. I can use it for making VoIP calls not only with Skype but with a regular VoIP provider like Onesuite.

I'm running X-lite softphone and it works every time. I can even play some games on it.

12" LED LCD
320GB HD
2GB Ram
Wifi
9 cell battery
HDMI
Webcam
etc...

Here's my own review for the MSI U210x netbook

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MacBook Air
by larrydunt / September 13, 2010 3:27 PM PDT

MacBook Air is the thinnest and lightest notebook I can think of.

DIMENSION/WEIGHT:
Height: 0.16-0.76 inch (0.4-1.94 cm)
Width: 12.8 inches (32.5 cm)
Depth: 8.94 inches (22.7 cm)
Weight: 3.0 pounds (1.36 kg)1

STORAGE:
120GB 4200-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive or 128GB solid-state drive2
Optional external USB MacBook Air SuperDrive

VIDEO CARD:
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM

PROCESSOR
1.86GHz or 2.13GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed/1066MHz frontside bus/2GB of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM onboard

ACCESSORIES:
Built-in iSight camera
Mini DisplayPort

WIRELESS:
Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi wireless networking4 (based on IEEE 802.11n specification); IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible
Bluetooth Built-in Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) wireless technology

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