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1.) This technology is used in the liquid crystal displays of notebook and laptop computers to provide a more responsive image at a wider range of viewing angle.
a. graphics accelerator
c. photonic switching
d. active matrix display
e. bi-level images
2.) This is a hardware frame and set of electrical connection interfaces that enables a notebook computer to effectively serve as a desktop computer.
a. Virtual PC
b. intermediate distribution frame
c. docking station
d. brain-machine interface
5.) This is an attachment for a notebook computer that allows a number of devices such as a printer, large monitor, and keyboard to be simultaneously connected.
b. port replicator
c. exponential assembly
d. Centronics parallel interface
e. ZIF socket
7.) This is electrical power that a laptop consumes when it is connected to a power source and is ready to be used -- but is not actually being used.
b. apparent power
c. wait state
e. capacity on demand
10.) This light-weight power source for laptops consists of an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte.
b. Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
d. Universal Plug and Play
e. Lithium Ion battery
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