Should I buy aLaptop or DesktopComputer?  By: Kellie Kameda
Going into the College of Ed it is required to buy alaptop.But aren’t they expensive? And wouldn’t it just bebetter to get...
What is a Laptop? A laptop computer is a small mobile computer. You can carry around because it is usually light in weight.
What is a Desktop? A desktop computer is a personal computer. Usually made for desk use at home or in an office.
Difference?             Laptop                       Desktop   Small in size               Big in size   Battery powere...
Features    Both the laptop and desktop computers have the    same features.   Checking e-mail   Web Surfing   Word Pro...
CostBuy Notebook PCs direct from the HP Home & Home Office Store         Laptop Computers                        Desktop C...
Who Can Use It?             Laptop                 Desktop   Business People       Office Users   College Students    ...
Decision… Getting a laptop or desktop depends on your preference. If you want a computer you can carry around with you so ...
References“Computers: Desktops vs. Laptop.” Consumers Reports 69 (2004): 40-41. EBSCO   Host. WCC Library., Kaneohe, HI. 1...
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  1. 1. Should I buy aLaptop or DesktopComputer? By: Kellie Kameda
  2. 2. Going into the College of Ed it is required to buy alaptop.But aren’t they expensive? And wouldn’t it just bebetter to get a desktop computer where it’s alwaysat home and cheaper?I did some looking to see what’s better a laptop ora desktop. Here’s what I’ve found…
  3. 3. What is a Laptop? A laptop computer is a small mobile computer. You can carry around because it is usually light in weight.
  4. 4. What is a Desktop? A desktop computer is a personal computer. Usually made for desk use at home or in an office.
  5. 5. Difference? Laptop Desktop Small in size  Big in size Battery powered  Not portable Light weight  Heavy in weight Portable entertainment  Comes with a tower that system sits on the floor under a desk.  Easier to repair
  6. 6. Features Both the laptop and desktop computers have the same features. Checking e-mail Web Surfing Word Processing Playing Music Photo Editing Computer Games DVD Watching
  7. 7. CostBuy Notebook PCs direct from the HP Home & Home Office Store Laptop Computers Desktop Computers HP Pavillion $599.99 Dimension $359 dv6000t series C521 HP Pavillion $674.99 Dimension $449 dv2000t series E521 Compaq $549.99 Dimension $459 Presario V6000z series E520
  8. 8. Who Can Use It? Laptop Desktop Business People  Office Users College Students  Home Users  Students (all ages)
  9. 9. Decision… Getting a laptop or desktop depends on your preference. If you want a computer you can carry around with you so it’s there when needed get a laptop. But if you want just want one for home use and don’t mind not having it 24-7 then get a desktop computer. For me I have no choice I need a laptop. Even if it is a bit more expensive. Although I would rather have a desktop computer, maybe I’ll do fine with a laptop for now and get a desktop later.
  10. 10. References“Computers: Desktops vs. Laptop.” Consumers Reports 69 (2004): 40-41. EBSCO Host. WCC Library., Kaneohe, HI. 19 April 2007. http://library.wcc.hawaii.edu/.Saltzman, Mark. “Should I buy a laptop or desktop?” Microsoft. 22 Mar. 2005. Microsoft. 19 April 2007 http://www.microsoft.com/athome/moredone/lapvsdesk.mspx.“Laptop.” Wikipedia. 2007. Wikipedia, free encyclopedia. 19 April 2007 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laptop.

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