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By Amanda C. Kooser

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You're a laptop-toting professional. But unless you'reindependently wealthy, you probably didn't buy one with 128MBRAM, a 14GB hard drive and a built-in disco ball. Yourbudget-notebook hard drive probably fills up faster than a kiddiepool in August. Luckily, you have options when expanding yourcomputing elbow room.

Adding laptop storage can be a complicated-andexpensive-proposition. We'll skip popping the hood on yourlittle precious and instead look at external and PCMCIA upgradesthat will give you more storage capacity. We've narrowed downthe field to hard drives and removable media. If you like the swap'em-out floppy-style convenience of Zip disks, then take a lookat the Iomega Clik! drive and Castlewood Orb drive. For goodol' extra hard-drive space, consider the Procom ATOMLitedrives, Microtech PortableDrive or Road Warrior Bullet DriveExpress. And if you like Star Trek, check into the FlipDisk.

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