A relatively age-old question with a computer purchase is: should I get a laptop or PC? Here’s a simple outline of the pros and cons.


  • Built-in Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
  • Portable
  • More expensive
  • Easier to steal
  • Harder to upgrade


  • More powerful
  • Less expensive
  • Harder to steal
  • Easier to upgrade
  • Fixed location
  • Uses more energy

Your choice often hinges upon budget and purpose — frequent travelers may want a laptop while most office workers are content with a PC. Whatever your choice, happy computing!