How do you configure a 4 desktop computers and 4 laptop wirelessly?
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Laptops, even if you choose one that doesn't preform as well as a desktop, will still be more expensive because when pricing a laptop, convenience is always taken into consideration. Since a laptop is portable, if you want to have the same performance of a desktop computer, you'll pay a lot more money for it than you would for a desktop.
A desktop computer is a stationary computer that is designed to be left in a permanent location, and so are larger than laptop computers. A laptop computer is designed to be portable and so is small and lightweight. This usually means a sacrifice in performance and storage capacity and also a higher price than desktop computers.
Desktop computers differ from laptops and notebooks because they are not portable like laptops and notebooks. Desktop computers are usually your personal pc computers with windows and/or apple operating systems. Laptop computers are great as they are portable and can be used anywhere there is wifi service as are notebooks.
Laptop computers, as we now know them, were invented because the existing computers were not portable enough for people of that time. Before lugable/portable/laptop computers came the desktop,er, computer that is. There is still some discussion on who invented Desktop computer with many names mentioned. You would need to go back in History to the Second World War to work out who invented Mainframe computers but some did and they came before desktop computers.