Strip show: Toshiba’s sexy Portege R600 notebook p...
Even the power port is not directly soldered onto the board, but instead attached to it via a harness, which minimises the chances of a fault occurring if the power cord is violently ripped out, for example. For this reason it sits loosely in a dedicated slot in the chassis. Incidentally, Toshiba told PC World that the reason the power port is located on the side and not at the back is so that users can see it and not forget that it’s plugged in before they move the laptop.
Strip show: Toshiba’s sexy Portege R600 notebook pulled apart and examined