An optical drive seems like a largely unnecessary accessory these days. You can easily download most programs or media you want from the Internet or transfer what you need from one computer to another with a USB key or memory card.
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I still don’t own a tablet. I like the concept of having a light computing device that I can carry around, that’s large enough to let me read books and surf the web at ease, but a touchscreen is limiting and lacks some of the standard functionality of a laptop. So in the end, you just have another mobile device to lug around. Read more…
While tablets have quickly become popular they are not always practical for school or work. I love using my iPad 2 for watching videos but a physical keyboard is essential when I want to be efficient in taking notes and preparing presentations. Laptops are a good alternative but they’re not as portable as tablets. A great in-between solution is a netbook like ASUS’ Eee PC.
The other day when I fired up my laptop to check my e-mail, I was astonished to see more than 800 new messages in my inbox, only a portion of which were the usual Nigerian princes telling me I’d won the European lottery sponsored by Viagra and payable in replica Rolexes.