Do you find you use your laptop less since you got an iPhone?

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  1. wineandcarbs macrumors 6502a

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    Do you find you use your laptop less now that you have your iPhone?

    If you're browsing the net do you ever choose to use your iPhone over your computer?
     
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    Maybe a tiny but.

    If it is for a sports score or info I can get from a app quick like "Chase" or "IMDB" then I will use my phone rather then open the macbook but for real web searches I still use the macbook.
     
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    i know theres a thread on this

    but my answer is same as Macdawg's
     
  5. basesloaded190 macrumors 68030

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    Actually i do. I can check most of the things i do with my laptop now with my iphone. Don't get me wrong i still use my computer all the time, but less now that i can do most of that stuff without having to get off the couch or while im on campus :p
     
  6. trainguy77 macrumors 68040

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    I don't own a laptop. However, I was planning on buying one for university. Now that I got an iPhone I don't feel the need to buy a laptop to complement my mac pro. I find the phone does most things I need it too while on the go. Such as trading stocks, calendar, movie info, directions, email, as well as the odd RDP connection.
     
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    No

    No, why would I use a tiny screen when I can use a big one and also type with a regular keyboard, etc.?
     
  9. greygray macrumors 68000

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    Easy way of saying +1 eh?
     
  10. alphaod macrumors Core

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    No.

    And only if I don't have my laptop with me (or I do have my laptop, but didn't bring my data card).
     
  11. robj macrumors regular

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    I think that iPhone cannot replace laptop. You can use to check email of see the latest RSS news. But when you need to browse something in the internet you need a big screen device, and perhaps flash

    Maybe a TabletPC could really replace a laptop, i'm not totally sure though.

    So, the answer is, NO :)
     
  12. thelatinist macrumors 603

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    Yes and yes. I am not saying I don't use my laptop, just that there are frequently times when I would have pulled out my laptop to google something or check a score or email but now my first reach is for my iPhone. Some nights I don't even take my laptop out of its bag. There are also places and times where in the past I would have toted my laptop with but now can rely on my iPhone to keep me connected.
     
  13. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    THIS.

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    I'd have to say yes iPhone has taken over email, news and quick stuff. Laptop is basically use for photography, and websurfing.
     
  15. QCassidy352 macrumors G3

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    Well I don't currently have a laptop, but my iphone has removed all desire to get one again. And yes, I sometimes use the iphone when I could use my imac, though not often.
     
  16. anonymouz1828 macrumors regular

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    no and no

    large screen, multi-task (browser tabs, music, messengers), & faster.
     
  17. BergerFan macrumors 68020

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    A little bit, yeah.
    It's totally become my default email machine though, even if I have my laptop with me.
     
  18. SRLMJ23 macrumors 65816

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    I agree, my iPhone is completely used for my exchange e-mail, rarely do I fire up Outlook anymore.
     
  19. fireshot91 macrumors 601

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    Not really. I mean, for the quick check of something, I pull out my phone. But if I'm showing something to another person, or browsing on the couch....it's the laptop.

    But I still use my laptop more than my phone (Other than talking/texting), for computing needs.


    Desktop>>>>>Laptop>>>>>iPhone.
     
  20. BlackiBook macrumors 6502

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    No.... I find that I still use my laptop the same, the only difference is now I don't get anything done at work! We can't bring laptops but no one has said anything about iPhones! :D
     
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    Since I have all my email accounts on my 3GS, I tend to check them only on the phone since it's with me all day whereas my MBP sits at home alone.

    I usually clean up my computer email about once a week.

    Browsing? At home always MBP, but away from home, obviously 3GS.
     
  22. agkm800 macrumors 6502a

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    Definitely Yes. I don't have to turn my notebook on to check emails. Also, I spend less time with my PSP as well.
     
  23. djltoronto macrumors member

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    No. I still use my laptop just the same, I'm just online more often now.

    Nothing can replace a larger screen (there's no replacement for displacement in this case)
     

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