IT Trends :: Thursday, March 22, 2007

Opinion

To Each His Own...Laptop
By Terry Calhoun

It was only in the last couple of years that the number of laptops shipped annually exceeded the number of desktops. I can still remember the thrilling moment when my boss agreed that it would be a "good thing" if we began moving most of our professional staff from desktops to laptops.

Our office, like many, still has to deal with occasional issues about when it is or is not appropriate to have a laptop open during meetings, but mostly we do have them open. Maybe this epitomizes my geek status, but I get a thrill out of seeing my colleagues sitting around a table during a staff meeting, discussing something projected up on a screen from one person's laptop, and each with their own open laptop in front of them....

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