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Show Of Hands August 9th, 2016 3:27pm

Do you use a laptop as your primary computer?

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jvc1133 61535
08/10/16 12:39 pm

I/pad air or a desktop, if I don't need to watch tv too.

phalnx Ohio
08/10/16 6:55 am

My Dell XPS 17 Laptop is my main baby. My first and last. Going to buy a Desktop next year.

drinkdrank Ohio
08/10/16 3:46 am

I've heard so many people argue mac or PC, but when it comes down to it, every modern laptop seems like trash to a modern desktop, assuming you have use a desk.

I have a 2 year old $1,000 (new) laptop now slower than a $400 (new) 6 year old desktop.

The thing with laptops is if you use them for their mobility they wear down and overheat quickly. And if you don't, you should buy a desktop.

And if you have good Internet, a tablet and remote desktop beat a laptop.

Laptops still are great for some things, but as someone who travels, needs a computer for work, school, and games, laptops just don't cut it.

tdaddy Kentucky
08/09/16 8:04 pm

My iPhone is my primary computer. I'm only on one of my quad cores every other day or two.

Ag2013 Texas
08/09/16 4:51 pm

I haven't used a desktop in years. My personal and work computers are both laptops.

08/09/16 4:48 pm

Both at home and my work computer.

EarlyBird Portland
08/09/16 3:30 pm

I've never owned a laptop. I don't like them.

garrettr Alabama
08/09/16 2:25 pm

At home I do. At work my primary is a desktop.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
08/09/16 1:41 pm

No. The laptop becomes primary only when traveling. Even with the wireless keyboard and mouse, and connected to a full-sized monitor, my laptop is a painfully poor substitute for my desktop system.

Brandon1995 San Francisco
08/09/16 12:58 pm

I use my smartphone. I only use my laptop for college.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Texas
08/09/16 11:57 am

For the time being... I do, but when I move, I will get my desktop set up again.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Texas
08/09/16 11:58 am

At work it's a desktop with two screens!

Kimbobee the middle of nowhere
08/09/16 11:35 am

As my primary personal computer, yes. At work, I have a desktop.

CudOfCow Oregon
08/09/16 11:27 am

I have three laptops a kvm switch and a big monitor to switch between them all. my office is a disaster.

SHIPPY1944 Tn.
08/09/16 11:23 am

I use a small iPad & wife has a MacBook, each with a iPhone, we're both happy with what we have !

kywrite augusta, ga
08/09/16 11:09 am

Trying to not have a primary by using cloud services, and it's doing pretty well. Right now, my desktop is mostly server and backup, and I move semi-seamlessly between a laptop, a tiny netbook, and my iPad. I can access on my phone as well, but the screen's too small for actual work.

cpaswr just say the letters
08/09/16 10:46 am

@Caleb SOH is being buggy. There were no comments on the Discuss button. When I opened up the comments, there were many. See my time stamp for this comment.

orgblu10 Shamerica
08/09/16 10:37 am

The laptop is my primary computer, but for SOH and music I use my iPhone.

cornybread The Large Malus Fruit
08/09/16 10:29 am

Right now I'm using the MacBook Pro I got in college, mostly because my iMac is having a fan issue that I can't afford to fix at the moment. I'm a little worried about overloading the laptop, actually. The iMac is my media base and I have my external drive hooked up to it.
Maybe I'll look into fixing it with my own two hands. I've fixed iPhones and kindles, and (as soon as I can find a tri-wing screwdriver) a Nintendo wii.

CMD1973 Oxford iowa
08/09/16 10:18 am

No. I still rely on HP desk computer.for everything. Don't own a laptop or iPhone.

gonzoboy Northern AZ
08/09/16 9:45 am

"No". My primary computer is an Apple MacPro Tower with a 32" Apple Cinema Display. I love that thing, man! The sad part is I usually end up just looking at it from across the room, while I do everything I need on THIS thing!🙄

mikeyDe Marine Corps
08/09/16 9:11 am

I love my desktop. There is no battery to get shot and I can upgrade the parts as I want in the tower.

10o5t126 ...
08/09/16 8:55 am

iPad & iPhone only. With a wireless printer.

ShawPPM1214 Washington
08/09/16 8:55 am

Laptop for homework. But my phone is usually my go to device.

FATSHADOW Cyborg Gorilla
08/09/16 8:40 am

I use a phone for my primary computer.

I use a laptop for work

susanr Colorado
08/09/16 8:37 am

No. I used a laptop exclusively from 1991 until 3 years ago, when the then-current laptop was about to die and I realized I'd been using my iPad for anything mobile, and I replaced the MacBook Pro with an iMac. A few months ago I did buy a new laptop, but I still use the iMac more than the laptop.