Notebook computers can be incredibly convenient for anyone who needs to travel or work in multiple locations. While external hard drives and flash drives can be used to carry around a hug amount of data, being able to work on the same machine, one that's been configured by you for your specific needs and style, is a major attraction. And with a notebook computer you can do a little work, or watch a video, surf the net, etc almost anywhere you go. You can not do that with an external hard drive.
Prices have dropped and performance has improved, but you are still going to have to make some compromises. Substantly more powerful and flexible desktop systems are also now available for prices that are quite a bit lower than any reasonably well configured notebook. You have to pay a premium for your notebook's portability. Notebooks are also less comfortable … Read More