Students in the market for an affordable, easily portable laptop might just find exactly what they were looking for when they see they HP Mini 1104. The 10.1” screen makes for a light, easy-to-carry personal computer (at 2.78 lbs.), while spill resistance and a durable build protect it from the clumsiest of teens stuck in their awkward years. The laptop is stocked with a webcam, microphone, and speakers, and is Wi-Fi compatible, so students on the go can turn it into a mini presentation aid with ease.
The HP Mini 5102 is aimed at students for good reason – it’s HP’s first touch-enabled netbook. A touchscreen doesn’t come standard on the 5102, but it is optionally available with a capacitive multi-touch display. The netbook measures .91 inches thin and weighs just 2.64 lb., it sports Intel’s Atom Processor, has a 95 percent of full-size, spill-resistant QWERTY keyboard and large touchpad, and it comes preloaded with Corel Home Office suite, and HP student edition featuring Adobe Digital School collection. The system, which is made of aluminum and magnesium, promises to be very rugged and kid proof, and it also optionally comes with a handle to make it easier