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Cooler-running Notebooks from HP, Toshiba, et al.
Recent announcements from AMD, Toshiba, and Phoenix highlight an increasing focus on extending the battery life of notebook computers.

17 inch  processing (DSP) instructions. April 17, 2000 [Source: Toshiba press release] - Demonstrating its engineering dominance in the computing market, Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS), Computer Systems Group (CSG) announced the .80-inch-thin Portg 3440CT portable computer with Super Cooling technology. A milestone in thermodynamic design, Toshiba's Super Cooling enables increased performance levels in ultra-thin designs. May 1, 2000 - Phoenix Technologies Ltd., a leading BIOS manufacturer,

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