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My Main Computer

Desktop
63% (620 votes)
Mini box
1% (14 votes)
Laptop/Notebook
29% (283 votes)
Netbook
3% (34 votes)
Tablet
1% (13 votes)
Smartphone
1% (8 votes)
other
1% (9 votes)
Total votes: 981

Early adopter Tablets are

Early adopter Tablets are where it is at..

re: tablets

I think a tablet would be a cool gadget, especially for the living room (or for on-the-go if I went anywhere), but I'd hate to have to do any real work on one. I hope we old-fashioned types can still continue to get desktop hardware and Linux distributions for a while yet.

Desktop all the way

I'd truly go insane if I had to do most of my computing confined to a laptop.

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