Updated: 04/12/2021 by Computer Hope
A portable computer is a term used to describe a computer capable of being readily moved. While most desktop computers today can be moved with a bit of effort, this term is often used to describe laptop or palmtop computers. The first portable computer is considered to be the IBM 5100. The advantages of a portable computer are that they are lightweight and can be taken with you.
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