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Ultrathin Notebooks--Part 6 of 7
One of the ways PC manufacturers shave crucial centimeters off of a notebook design is to reduce the size of the keyboard keys slightly and pack them more tightly together. This becomes a factor in the ergonomics of the new ultrathin notebooks.

If you plan to spend hours typing on an ultrathin, you might want to get your hands on a demo model at your local computer style and check your typing comfort on the machine you plan to buy. You may find ultrathin models don't offer the same level of comfort as standard-size notebooks.