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Do you spend most of your time on a phone or tablet or Desktop/Laptop?

Do you spend most of your time on a phone or tablet or Desktop/Laptop?  

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+warwagon    13,959

The question for the day is if you use phone and tablets or desktop / laptops. People are constantly telling me they are using desktop / laptops less and doing everything on their phones. That's depressing, I can't imagine using my phone for everything. I think my phone per day has MAYBE 20 mins screen (probably less) on time. How worthless! (at least to me) Then again i'm a 3 monitor type of guy! I really would like a 4th.:D  ...

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Buttus    1,239

desktop mostly, i hate browsing the web on my phone.  only play one or two phone games.

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shockz    7,853

Outside of work my phone is my daily driver, only use my personal laptop for things that require a larger screen and keyboard... i.e reports/spreadsheets, and sometimes purchases.

 

At work though I'm on a laptop docked to 3 other monitors for 10 hours a day, 4 days a week.

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SnoopZ    324

Difficult question as the answer depends on my location.

 

If i am at work i browse on mobile in when on my breaks.

 

At home in living room then i use Desktop.

 

In bed i use a tablet.

 

Probably spend more time on a desktop.

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+warwagon    13,959

If i'm at home I live off tri monitor workstations either on the couch or in the basement depending on if someone dropped off for repair (basement) or remote support (couch). When i'm at my Gf's house I use a laptop, but I really am going to try to hook up a 7 inch screen to it because the single screen is killing me.

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Brandon H    3,886

mostly computer for me; I'm on my phone a lot but considering the following I'm on a computer more.

 

I'm a web developer and escalation specialist at my workplace so I'm always on the computer at work.

At home the TV in my living room is hooked up to my main tower; we don't have cable so all TV watching is through Netflix, Hulu, YouTube, etc. on my computer. Bedroom has a Fire TV Stick 4K.

 

I don't game as much as I used to but when I do that's through my computer or PS4 hooked to the same TV; I also have a switch lite; and I game occasionally on my phone (recently found an archive of old flip phone games and downloaded Doom RPG and Doom 2 RPG and have been playing those on my phone via a J2ME emulator haha :D)

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sc302    1,792

at work, I am on my computer.  At home usually on my phone, I rarely go to my computer except bill time (2x a month).

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Sean B.    175

Currently am spending most of my time on my desktop now that I've gotten a bigger monitor, however for the last 5 years I've spent more of my time on my iPhone or iPad. Just recently decided to get back into gaming and frequenting various forums I used to frequent.

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Mockingbird    2,990

Definitely on a laptop.

 

I...

 

  • read my PDF textbooks on my laptop
  • do online homework on my laptop (the professors are probably too lazy to manually grade everyone's homework every week)
  • search for and read scientific papers on my laptop
  • read lab manuals (while in lab) on my laptop 

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ThaCrip    734

Desktop/Laptop, naturally (I use desktop). everything else (tablet/phone etc) is a watered down internet experience and it's a chore to type anything on those things and real computers are likely all around safer online to since they get security updates promptly etc.

 

but sadly, I can see how many people, those types who mostly just do social media, will easily opt for smart phone and the like devices over a real computer.

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+InsaneNutter    1,403

It really depends what I’m doing.

 

The desktop in general is my preferred device to use for a lot of things. I use one for 40+ hours a week at work, however even at home it would be my favourite place to generally browse the internet and work on personal projects.

 

I’d also sooner use WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and Discord from a desktop, rather than on the mobile where possible. Mouse and keyboard is king for me.


Gaming wise I have totally gone the other way though, I used to be a PC gamer, then with the Xbox 360 I went to console only gaming, now the one game I play on a daily basis is on a mobile phone.


For movies / tv shows the only way to watch is on the TV sat on the sofa. 


TLDR version: If I could only have one device it would be a PC.

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cork1958    2,007

Desktop/laptop here about 99% of time. Can't stand looking at a puny phone/tablet screen! Only have 1 computer that has a relatively bigger screen here, but anything beats a phone/tablet screen!

 

Can't even remember last time I was on my tablet and keep wondering why I even bought it now. Only time on phone is for texting/phone calls and updating the apps. Maybe a once in a while quick search for something too.

 

Very easy to believe most people use phone most of time now as most of the mom/pop computer repair stores around here have closed as they didn't work on phones. That includes store I was partners in with another guy.

 

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