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  • Mid-year mini-laptops under scrutiny

    A new breed of extremely small and light (just under one lkilo) laptop has emerged just in time for winter travel. Called mobile Internet devices (MIDs), and also known as mini-laptops, mini-notebooks, or mini-notes, these lightweight laptops are practically naked, stripped of all extraneous features. And starting at around US$400, they're far cheaper than other mobile PCs.