A Month with the Note 8: Can Samsung’s Phablet Replace a Laptop?

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For the better part of the past two decades, my job and life have revolved around always having a phone, a tablet or a notebook or two at hand for work and play. From gaming and movie watching to the more menial task of making a living, devices were my constant companions.

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For the past month, I have slimmed down my digital sidekicks considerably, using only a Samsung Galaxy Note 8. This experiment in living light encompassed everything I do, from writing (including this story), running my business and staying in touch with my far-flung family, to watching movies and sports, gaming, and making and listening to music. In other words, my whole life became tied to the Note 8.

The key element in being able to consolidate my multidevice lifestyle into one phone was the Note 8’s DeX dock. This $122 add-on turns the $930 Note 8 into a full-fledged desktop computer, allowing me to ditch the other gear.

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https://www.laptopmag.com/articles/note-8-as-laptop-replacement

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