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man, as a programmer, i have (had. Due to my monitor killing itself) a 24" monitor and wish for more real estate.

8.9" for coding FTL... can see like 20 lines of code at once, and its all small. Thats like 10% of an object that i try to put together. Not an option. Cool idea about the 8.9" laptops, and i do want one, but so not for coding.
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I must say, I've never heard of the Fujitsu lifebook but now that I've seen it I'm intrigued. I'm looking for a laptop, specifically one that's light with good battery life, but I'm undecided whether I want to do an ultra-thin full-size one like the Lifebook or just get a subcompact like the Eee. I haven't found a subcompact with enough battery life/hdd space for my tastes, though... maybe if I can spring for a larger SSD? Anyone know if you can swap SSDs out in subcompacts?
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I'm sure that you can swap any components in and out of any laptops, but then the question is, how hard does the manufacturer makes it to reach those parts lol. Think about it, themselves have to be able to open laptops manually, so there's nothing really preventing you from opening the laptop and getting a bigger SSD in.
    
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