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Are laptops really portable?

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That is an interesting question and the answer is Yes and No.

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How to Block Cookies

How To Ban Cookies (But Do You Really Want To?)

Looking for a way to get rid of cookies? Before you do, think about this.

Blocking all cookies may adversely affect your internet browsing experience. That's because many cookies are good cookies, used to save your settings and preferences for the sites you visit.

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What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files, given ID tags that are stored on your computer's browser directory or program data subfolders. Cookies are created when you use your browser to visit a website that uses cookies to keep track of your movements within the site, help you resume where you left off, remember your registered login, theme selection, preferences, and other customization functions.The website stores a corresponding file(with same ID tag)to the one they set in your browser and in this file they can track and keep information on your movements within the site and any information you may have voluntarily given while visiting the website, such as email address.

Cookies are often indispensable for websites that have huge databases, need logins, have customizable themes, other advanced features.

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What is Hardware?

Hardware - the physical components of a computer.
"If you can hit it with a hammer it's hardware!" (But we don't recommend you do that).
In simple terms Hardware is anything you can touch. For example:

Monitor (otherwise known as the screen)KeyboardMouseCD, DVD and Hard drives

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RAM, Hard Drive and Processor - in Simple Words

RAM

Computer Ram-Memory

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