I've heard of laptop computers with removable touch screens so that they have the portability and "functionality" of an iPad but when reattached the "power" of a laptop computer. Are there any statistics on the market acceptance of that approach? Conceptually it seems a nice way to avoid having to manage information across so many devices (SmartPhone, iPad, laptop computer).
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