[blindkid] Student Laptop Options
lucas.bonnie at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 21:13:57 UTC 2010
Hi Eric, Does Vejas use the netbook that you got for him at school or does
the school supply something else?
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From: "DrV" <icdx at earthlink.net>
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Sent: Saturday, February 27, 2010 11:26 PM
Subject: [blindkid] Student Laptop Options
> We bought my 7th grader a Toshiba netbook.
> It works well, is small & light. It is slower than my laptop, but gets the
> job done & is more portable & less expensive.
> It also has a really nice feature that many Toshiba laptops have that
> allows you to easily turn off the mouse pad completely by simply hitting
> Function + F9 -> that way you don't have to worry about the cursor
> accidently moving to some other part of the document or webpage when your
> finger, thumb, or sleeve brushes over the mouse pad.
> If for some reason I need to do something with the mouse, I can easily
> turn it on & off with eth same key strokes.
> Eric V
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