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7 PC Alternatives For Work: Tablets, 2-in-1s, Ultraportables
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Brian.Dean
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12/2/2015 | 7:56:50 PM
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There are many variables involved for instance, local street crime rates and regions that tend to purchase devices that are priced at the higher end of the spectrum but, take into consideration the following figures. According to Statista, there are around 37 million smartphone users in the UK and according to UK's National Mobile Phone Crime Unit between 250k to 300k phones are reported stolen each year.

It seems that there is a 0.8% probability that a phone is stolen in the UK, it is a small percentage but, the employee that depends upon their phone to complete their job duties will have a bad day (week) if their phone is stolen.
PedroGonzales
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12/2/2015 | 6:52:46 PM
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I really liked the Dell and HP options. I can see myself replace those with my PC (yes, I still have a PC).  I think today's market for laptops can really compete against any PC.  Unless probable for gaming or really intensive computing.  I remember at my university, security wise, PC are better because they can be hooked up to a cable and a  thief can't steal computers so easily.
Brian.Dean
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12/2/2015 | 5:11:14 PM
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A cost saving alternative would be to offer a rebate of around $200 to all employees on the purchase of a Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL (terms and conditions would apply). As the employee comes in to claim their rebate then, hand over a $100 Microsoft Continuum device as their laptop replacement and the company might be able to operate for another 1.5 years without the need to upgrade -- $300 expense. 
Joe Stanganelli
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12/1/2015 | 8:01:37 AM
Forgot a classic
You forgot an alternative that some governments (including Russia and Germany) are reportedly turning to...

The typewriter.  ;)  It's more secure and the UI is straightforward.


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