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View Poll Results: what do you prefer laptop or desktop?

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  • Desktop

    16 34.04%
  • Laptop

    31 65.96%
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  1. #1

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    Default Desktop or Laptop

    what do you prefer laptop or desktop?
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    Laptop. How do you make a Poll?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blair Hudson View Post
    Laptop. How do you make a Poll?
    when you post a new thread under the thread which you have typed up there are option and you can select polls i was trying to upload a picture of it but i was having problems
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    hopefully the picture comes up

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    all depends on where i am.
    On my desk nothing is better than a desktop but moving around the house and to uni with my laptop is great as well. Synchronize your desktop with your laptop.
    Great option for the people that can't choose like me
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    Desktop for games and intensive apps. Laptop for everything else.
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    They both have their place. But I voted desktop.

  8. #8

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    I voted Laptop but I'd like to have both. A desktop for the family and a MacBook for moi

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    laptop with an 2nd display/keyboard mouse/HDD on your desk. totally bitchin'
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    Uh, I vote Laptop. Simply because I love the portability.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MactrixAUS View Post
    Uh, I vote Laptop. Simply because I love the portability.
    Same here. Bring them everywhere!

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    iMacs are just oversized laptops anyway
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    Quote Originally Posted by bolle View Post
    iMacs are just oversized laptops anyway
    So true.

    -take the powercord out.
    - lift up imac keyboard and mouse in one go.
    - place it anywhere else in the house and boot it up again.

    this takes a 2 minutes and i am working in the same app downstairs.

    can remember it took a whole lot longer to get our pc working in our office

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    Desktop. Laptops annoy me. Crap keyboard and small screen, and trackpads suck. Yes, I know you can plug in a keyboard or mouse or display. But then you might as well use a desktop.

    That said, I want a laptop to use on the couch when watching telly.

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    Get both like i did .... problem solved

    p.s. Admin. Can we please sticky a thread that debates Laptop vs Desktop...... we must have like 6 threads / week!!
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    I like my laptop because I use it evverywhere......watching TV, outside by the pool, in bed. I don't think I'll buy a desktop until I buy my own house which is a while off.

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    Laptop, with all of the perpherals previously rec'd.
    (Unless you're completely office/studio bound.)

    You still haven't told us what your main needs are for your proposed MBP?
    What will you be using your new machine for? That's really the deciding question on MBP size, form factor, power etc.
    Let us know what and you'll find more accurate recommendations

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bart Smastard View Post
    A desktop for the family and a MacBook for moi
    This is what I have - iMac for family, MBP for me. It's great! But as already mentioned, iMac is almost a laptop anyway

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