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Clark Howard: Laptops versus tablets

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Updated: 6/04/2013 9:50 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- We are so into tablets; so much so, that for the first time ever since the personal computer was invented, the sales of personal computers are dropping.

In fact, the most recent quarter is down 14% in sales from the year before. Laptops have become completely unloved devices, while people buy the latest tablet. 

If you spend $500 for a very basic iPad tablet, they will turn their noses up at a $229 dollar laptop. 

Particularly for heavy writing of e-mails or school papers, anything like that, nothing beats a laptop. I know it's not as much fun, but what's fun is how incredibly cheap they are right now.

For more information go to ClarkHoward.com.

Watch Clark Howard weekday mornings on Action News This Morning on FOX30 beginning at 7 a.m.
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