8 Outdated Gadgets You Must Toss

4. Full-size notebooks
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4. Full-size notebooks

For business users, a full-size notebook just doesn’t make sense anymore. For many years, the typical Dell or HP notebook used a powerful desktop-like processor, had loads of RAM, and sported a high-end graphics card. They also weighed as much as a small house. New ultrabooks use a fast Intel Core processor that’s nothing like the under-powered Intel Atom variants found in a netbook. Most use faster solid-state memory and come with just as much RAM as those full-size doorstops. And, the built-in graphics of an ultrabook work fast enough even for Adobe Photoshop and presentations.