Notebooks Remain Best Business Productivity Choice, for Now - Slide 5

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With the literally hundreds of thousands of apps hosted on the online app stores, it is easy to forget that desktop software offers far more flexibility in terms of usage. Write a blog entry on a PC for example, and you may use Photoshop to touch-up some photos and proofread the blog entry in Microsoft Word. You can then use a freeware utility called Irfanview to quickly resample them to the requisite size before uploading and posting the blog using the Chrome browser. Attempting to perform the same tasks on a tablet is a frustrating and time-consuming experience at best.

Looking to ditch your notebook in favor of a tablet or even a smartphone? The late Steve Jobs famously spoke of a "post-PC" era when unveiling the iPad 2 early last year. Yet in spite of the tablets and smartphones that many of us own, reaching for our notebook is probably still a regular occurrence for most of us.

Paul Mah wonders if perhaps the transition is meant to be a long and trying one for him, as he’s never found it possible to do much work on a tablet without a certain amount of advance planning and preparation. For now, he’s identified five reasons why notebooks are simply a better productivity choice for small and mid-sized businesses.

Content originally published on SmallBusinessComputing.com, part of the IT Business Edge Network.

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