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Any laptops powered by USB? [yes, sort of]

Q. Hello,I am something of a minimalist when it comes to traveling. Therefore  I would like to standardize on one charger for my gadgets: USB charging works for everything except my laptop. Do you now of any any laptops that can be powered by USB? –R.S. A. Hi R.S., Yes there are a few laptops that use USB for charging… however, almost all of them are of the convertible tablet/laptop type. Here is a prime example: Lenovo IdeaPad K3 Lynx

ACPI\SMO8810 Dell driver [SOLVED!]

Q. Hi, I just bought a Dell laptop and resinstalled Windows 7 on it. Now I have an unknown device ‘ACPI/SMO8810’. What driver can I download to fix it? A.Here is the download link to solve your ACPI/SMO8810 Unknown Device issue: , Dell dl link NOTE: That is the accelerometer that is built into your laptop. More details about free fall sensors: That free-fall sensor is an accelerometer which can detect movement (i.e. downward acceleration or falling) and using that sensor your laptop

Asus VivoBook S200E Review

I recently purchased an Asus VivoBook S200E from Staples. The actual purchase was a bit spur of the moment as it occured during a business trip to SC.  However, I had been eyeing that particular laptop since Christmas so when I happened to find a coupon to get the laptop for $399, the low price tag was too good to pass. Especially for a relatively powerful laptop, complete with touch capability, in a very nice travel-size. 🙂 Pros: Nice size