The PC laptops CAN run at half speed in powersaving mode (even my ageing Mobile Pentium III 500 does this) but they aren't hard wired to do it - it is optional, otherwise they'd just ship with a slower processor!
Most PC laptops these days are meant more as a space-saving dekstop replacement, rather than actually a portable machine.
Video of the week: Shoot'em-up classic Quark Battle your way through wave upon wave of tanks, aliens, robots and all manner of monsters as miles of vivid landscapes scroll beneath your ship. Here's level three of the top Acorn game Quark, a joy to behold and a challenge to complete. 1 comment, latest by tlsa on 17/11/08 2:03PM. Published: 17 Nov 2008