7 reasons why a tablet beats a laptop | The Online Mom

If you are looking for a new computer you may want to consider a tablet computer. The Online Mom gives you seven very good reasons why a tablet may be a better option for your active lifestyle.

If you are thinking about buying a tablet computer, then you should probably compare it to the productivity and convenience you get from a laptop. After all, your tablet is unlikely to replace your smartphone and it would be great if you could carry one less device, not one more. If people decide to stick with their laptops rather than take the tablet plunge, it’s usually because of the availability of more sophisticated office applications and a perception that laptops provide more processing power. However, newer tablets have made dramatic advances in both these areas, and many people are now choosing the more mobile devices for their everyday business needs. But there are several other reasons why it makes sense to choose a tablet over a laptop. Here are just a few that spring to mind: Take the weight off I have spent years carting around my six pound laptop and have the lower back pain to prove it. Even Ultrabooks weigh-in at an inconvenient 3.5 pounds or more. Most tablets come in under 1.5 pounds, with 7-inch tablets weighing half as much again. Once you own a tablet, you will take it everywhere – starting with the bedroom to read a book or watch a movie! No more burning I don’t know about you, but I am constantly worried about the heat that laptops give off, whether they are resting on my own lap or on my kids’. The different style processors and lower power requirements of tablets mean much less heat, and whatever heat that tablets do produce is easily dissipated through the screen and shell. And less heat means no fan. Cooler and quieter – I’ll take that! Longer battery life If you are taking your laptop anywhere for any length of time, then you will […]

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1 comment for “7 reasons why a tablet beats a laptop | The Online Mom

  1. February 23, 2014 at 6:11 pm

    There are several people that I know that love their tablets. I didn’t think I wanted one when they first came out, but I’m considering on getting one sometime. It would come in handy when traveling, because I hate carrying my laptop around.

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