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Would you replace your desktop with a smartphone if...


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Poll: Would you replace your desktop with a smartphone if... (8 member(s) have cast votes)

Which option will make u replace ur desktop?

  1. Longer Battery Life (5days w/o recharging) (2 votes [25.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

  2. Crazy Recharging Speed (Full bars in 15mins) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  3. Better Keyboard (swype?) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. Better Spec (As fast as ur laptop) (4 votes [50.00%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 50.00%

  5. Better Ineternet (Cheaper data plans/Unbreakable signal) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. Bigger Storage (64GB : D) (1 votes [12.50%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  7. Cloude Storage (~100GB+ but commercial and need internet) (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  8. Mobile Version For Every Websites (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  9. "Docking" Available For Every Smartphone (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  10. Apps For Everything You Can Do On a Desktop (1 votes [12.50%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

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#1 Stocker

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Posted 03 April 2011 - 07:31 AM

Just wanna know what kind of "push" customers need

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Posted 03 April 2011 - 01:37 PM

You couldnt. Easy answer. Im a gamer, and theres no way a smartphone, could run the games I run at the graphics I like. On top of that, you cant fit a 22 inch 1080p hi res monitor in a smartphone, that would be a pain to lug around. Don't get me wrong, I love my smartphone (droid X) But I would never replace my desktop with a smartphone. On top of that, smartphones, no way to upgrade them when they become outdated you have to go buy a new one, I can update my computer.

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Posted 03 April 2011 - 05:54 PM

And not a have a full sized keyboard for my size paws? I'm too addicted to my 24 inch monitor too.

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Posted 03 April 2011 - 09:17 PM

There is no way to replace a full size PC at the current technology level. Going from a Desktop to a Laptop we make concessions (smaller screen/keyboard, not the same amount of processing power, lack of upgradability, etc) going from a Laptop to a Netbook we do it again, and from the Netbook to the Pad/Smartphone we do it even more. Some of the guys at work only have smartphones and no home internet connection, if they ever get true broadband internet they'll be lost forever.

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Posted 04 April 2011 - 09:52 PM

I cant vote,no option for WOULD NOT!!

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Posted 04 April 2011 - 10:04 PM

A smartphone that morphed in to a desktop at the touch of a button would swing it.....oh yeah and a teleport feature would be nice :P
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Posted 05 April 2011 - 04:17 AM

I barely tolerate laptops; something so dinky as a phone would have to replicate diamonds on demand for me to give up my beloved behemoth of a desktop!!

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Posted 05 April 2011 - 10:18 AM

I couldn't see a smartphone ever replacing the role of a desktop. While many people might be able to integrate their desktop needs into a laptop, for those who frequently upgrade, need the sheer horsepower that can be found in desktops, are focused on customization, or have a workstation built specially for their tastes and needs desktops are still the way to go.

However, I might be able to see the smartphone being able to act as a substitute for the "traditional" role of a laptop, or certainly a netbook. Today, especially with continually improving connectivity features and optimization for the tasks people look to them for, smartphones and their big brothers tablets are perhaps already better than netbooks for many of their uses.

What would it take for me to trust my full mobile computing power to a smartphone? Well, here is my current sci-fi wish-list.

Display- projector (iffy, but available in some phones), holographic projector, instant wireless integration with standard home multimedia walls (live the dream), or the simulation of a super-size monitor projected onto my glasses.
Input- laser projected keyboard, holographic keyboard, or mind-reading technology.

So yeah, short version, "No" to all of the available options.
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Posted 13 April 2011 - 04:02 PM

I don't use a smart phone at all, their data plan costs are out of my price range, and I don't find using what you need data plans for all that appealing on such a small screen. Watching a short clip on a tiny screen, well ok for a minute or so, just to show someone. But watching a TV series on a Smart Phone? EW. Burning a CD for a show, creating a website, uploading and modifying content for said site? Playing World of Warcraft? Oh god no. Well... maybe I would log on once just to say that I did something that ridiculous.

I gotta line up with the lovers of the 20" + monitors. My laptop is a 17" widescreen (I like my portable desktop), if I use it at home I've got a USB mouse and keyboard plugged into it.

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 04:10 PM

I got a nice smart phone, droid X, with a 4.3 inch screen. Nice for a smartphone, I like the data/internet especially when on the road, but I can't say as it can even feasibly replace my desktop.

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 08:08 PM

And what smart phone is that patriot?

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 08:59 PM

I got a nice smart phone, droid X,


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Posted 13 April 2011 - 09:06 PM

When you said Droid X i thought you meant the OS but i had a look and it was a Motorola. In Australia we don't have the model but we do have the Motorola DEFY.

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Posted 13 April 2011 - 10:26 PM

Granted, while the 5" screen on my Streak does make multi-media viewing tolerable, it will never be a replacement for a 21"
monitor, nor does a smartphone compare with the functionality of a desktop.
I don't see them replacing desktops, any time in the near future.
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Posted 13 April 2011 - 11:21 PM

Now that looks cool tg1911! I like good looking mean desktop case with funky lights which i doubt a smartphone can be that.

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