iPhone as main device?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Kingofclouds, Oct 26, 2016.

  1. Kingofclouds macrumors member


    Jul 31, 2011
    Who uses their iPhone as a main device? I find myself pretty much exclusively using the iPhone for just about everything online. My MacBook gets used for MS Office and that's about it. Apple TV takes care of media consumption but for YouTube etc the iPhone still takes up most of the slack. So much so I just sold my iPad Air 2 and haven't missed it once.
  2. Mr.Pooya macrumors member

    Jul 30, 2014
    The same here. an iPhone for everything online ! MBP for just some more technical things like programming and photoshop. the iPad is having a Deep sleep :) use it when reading eBooks thanks to its bigger screen.
  3. Newtons Apple macrumors Core

    Newtons Apple

    Mar 12, 2014
    Jacksonville, Florida
    My 7+ is used as a phone for messages, texts and "lite" internet.

    My iPad Pro 9.7 is still far superior for main Internet consumption. My laptop is for emergency use only and desktops are still a must in my life.

    I do not enjoy doing the Internet on my phone.
  4. willmtaylor macrumors G4


    Oct 31, 2009
    I'm almost the same as @Newtons Apple .
    • iPhone is a device of convenience, as it's always with me. It's also my camera, scheduler, reminder, & communication device.
    • iPad is my primary note-taking, browsing, and media consumption device.
    • iMac (home & office) is more for work.
  5. Dieego macrumors member

    Sep 23, 2016
  6. Relentless Power macrumors Penryn

    Relentless Power

    Jul 12, 2016
    For light multi-tasking, sure, my 7 Plus suits this. Anything above this directed to my PC and iPad.
  7. Mr_Killjoy Suspended


    Sep 19, 2016
    My main device is my 12.9" iPad Pro. That being said, my iPhone gets a lot of use too. Currently an SE, but moving back to a 6s+ in the next few days.
  8. Morpheo macrumors 65816


    Feb 26, 2014
    Mac Pro is my main device. I work on it and most of my internet consumption is being done on it. I'm in a similar situation as Newtons Apple above:

    - 7+ = phone/messages/some internet/some games/music when I'm outside/(and some netflix when I'm feeling lazy ;))
    - Mac Pro(s) = music production/main internet consumption

    I literally couldn't live without a desktop*

    *which is why Apple is going to announce a new Mac Pro tomorrow. :mad::)
  9. noobinator macrumors 603


    Jun 19, 2009
    Pasadena, CA
    iPhone and MacBook covers everything I do and then some.
  10. Channan macrumors 68030


    Mar 7, 2012
    New Orleans
    This, except I use my iPhone for a lot more. Lite browsing and video watching definitely, but I do prefer it for music and have no problems using it to look up info on IMDb, buying movie tickets, managing my bank account, casting videos, etc.

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