CNET editor Scott Stein uses the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover.
For many years, the laptop served as the de facto anchor for techies on the go. Then the tablet came along.
These days, it’s possible to use a tablet as the main portable squeeze, since it (usually) delivers incredible battery life and apps that can do just about anything (within reason). In a column today, CNET’s Marguerite Reardon addresses the question, “Could I really ditch my laptop for an iPad?” And that got us thinking more about the subject.
Does the ever-increasing functionality of the tablet make you second-guess bringing a laptop along? It did for me at one of the most important tech events of the year.
When visiting Consumer Electronics Show in January, I declined to bring a laptop and instead just brought my iPad. I figured the move would probably blow up in my face at some point, but surprisingly, everything went well. It also meant a lighter load when walking miles on the show floor.
The supporting cast included a 32GB iPad 2, Logitech Bluetooth iPad keyboard case, and the … [Read more]
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