Desktop or Mobile: What Type of Computer Should You Choose?

Thanks to the lengthy run of software updates you can typically get for one, a computer isn’t something that you should need to buy too often. But, if you are indeed in the market for a new computer, should you opt for a desktop or mobile one? It’s a tricky question…

Of course, if you anticipate regularly using your new computer in the same place, a desktop such as an iMac would be the standard choice. However, a mobile alternative, like a MacBook or iPad, could give you the kind of flexibility that you hadn’t even realized could benefit you. Not that such a device might be best for sophisticated gaming or video editing…

Yes, it’s easy to get into mental tangles here – but, in a bumper feature article in the current issue of AppleMagazine, we look closer at the differences and even try to assess which of the two, desktop or mobile, is winning the computer popularity contest. Subscribing is easy with our free iOS app.

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