Laptop computers used to be pricy little toys. But these days, they’re as economical as any desktop model — and much more useful.
I will confess: Your Humble Writer’s first laptop computer was expensive, dreadfully slow, and weighed about forty pounds, making it neither easily portable nor easy on the lap. Such are the perils of being an early adopter.
It was almost enough to ruin me on laptops, since desktop models were better all around back then. Fortunately, as it tends to do, computer technology caught up to its hype, and today I wouldn’t be caught dead considering the purchase of a desktop computer. You shouldn’t either, and here’s why.