You have a primary role in deciding what kind of computers your schools will buy next. Nowadays, the convenience and mobility of laptop/notebook computers are factors you have to take seriously.
The appeal is unmistakable: Without the bulky monitor and box that are hallmarks of the desktop computer, you have more room; you can use your computer anywhereat school, at home, or even outside; and there's no need to own a second machine for travel.
In the past, the compromises necessary to enjoy the portability of a laptop were severe. A