. This reduced functionality and the monochromic, or two color, display help to significantly increase the battery life of the device. At an average use rate for a student, the batter life of the Noteslate is over one week, and this can be prolonged significantly if the user uploads notes to their computer frequently. This is because the mini-USB port, with cord included used for the transfer of data between devices also charges the devices battery. The Noteslate excels where both the laptop and notebook fall short, leaving the conscious college student only one real option if they want to truly succeed, the Noteslate.