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iPhone 54 52.94%
iPad 45 44.12%
Apple laptop 30 29.41%
Apple desktop 15 14.71%
Non-Apple smartphone 48 47.06%
Non-Apple tablet 36 35.29%
Windows Laptop 59 57.84%
Windows Desktop 38 37.25%
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Old 09-19-2020, 04:52 PM   #21
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We have:
2 - Windows desktops
2 - Windows laptops
1 - iPad mini
1 - iPhone
1 - Samsung Galaxy phone
1 - Kindle E-reader
1 - Amazon Fire that is not used anymore since I got the iPad mini
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Old 09-19-2020, 05:09 PM   #23
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You consider those items to be gadgets? The seem like pretty standard items.
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I'm not an Apple person, so I have non-Apple smartphone and 2 non-Apple tablets.

I have 2 Windows laptops and 1 Windows notebook. DW has 1 Windows laptop.

one actual physical "desktop", i.e, non-tower system that runs Windows 2008 server.

There is my home "computing center" ... 10 towers, one used as my main Windows 10 system, the others running a mix of Windows/Linux/VMware/KVM (yeah, Linux but only use them to run virtual machines)/Other operating systems, and 4 NAS devices. Believe or not, this is downsized from my Megacorp working days. These days, rarely are all of these devices powered up at the same time.

3 Raspberry Pi devices.

Lets not get into all of the other network connected devices I have, or the laptops DS brought me from his 1-800-Got-Junk days that I have restored and will soon sell/donate, or the devices I am not no longer using but have yet to get rid of...
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You consider those items to be gadgets? The seem like pretty standard items.
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(3) I also have an iPad which I use mainly for jigsaw puzzles
I'm not sure how well it works on a tablet, but check out the site "jigsaw explorer" - they have new puzzles daily, with a great custom interface for size and options. And I'm really into their weekly "mystery puzzle" where they don't show you the full puzzle in advance.

The only downside is you can't mutter "there must be a piece missing" or jam something into place with your fist and claim it fits.
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I have 3. A Moto G7 Play smartphone which I use a lot. A Lenovo Ideapad Miix 700 Windows laptop that I use for web, email, Quicken, TurboTax and forums like this where I type a lot. Finally, a Samsung Tab A tablet that I use for reading and lite web brousing.

For shorter trips I bring the tablet rather than the laptop.
DW has a Lenovo laptop, a Moto G7 Play smartphone and a Kindle Paperwhite reader that she rarely uses.
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Iíve got a nine year old Apple laptop, a four year old iPad that needs to be replaced, a year old iPhone among the items in the poll.

I also have and use a four year old Apple Watch, and a five year old Garmin 235 triathlon watch.

Iím thinking to replace the iPad soon, and if I end up going back to (part time) real estate work, I may replace the laptop. Iíll also be updating the Apple Watch, but Iím unlikely to replace the Garmin since the Apple Watch now covers just about everything I bought the Garmin for. And with the phone function on the Apple Watch, I no longer carry the phone for emergencies (Iíve never had a running emergency, but better safe than sorry).
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I’ve got a nine year old Apple laptop, a four year old iPad that needs to be replaced, a year old iPhone among the items in the poll.

I also have and use a four year old Apple Watch, and a five year old Garmin 235 triathlon watch.

I’m thinking to replace the iPad soon, and if I end up going back to (part time) real estate work, I may replace the laptop. I’ll also be updating the Apple Watch, but I’m unlikely to replace the Garmin since the Apple Watch now covers just about everything I bought the Garmin for. And with the phone function on the Apple Watch, I no longer carry the phone for emergencies (I’ve never had a running emergency, but better safe than sorry).
Whoops, I guess I shoulda included an Apple Watch option. Not on my radar so it didn’t occur to me, though I do have a Bluetooth connected golf GPS watch...sorry.
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I'm not sure how well it works on a tablet, but check out the site "jigsaw explorer" - they have new puzzles daily, with a great custom interface for size and options. And I'm really into their weekly "mystery puzzle" where they don't show you the full puzzle in advance.

The only downside is you can't mutter "there must be a piece missing" or jam something into place with your fist and claim it fits.
That sounds like fun!! Thanks. Right now I am using a free jigsaw puzzle app that I got a few years ago at the app store. I do several puzzles each day, and the app only includes one new one for free each day, so another free puzzle source will be so nice to have.
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If you like jigsaw puzzles I have this one that gives you 3 free a day. It has lots of different options for how many pieces (from 4 up to 465), different colored backgrounds, rotate/not rotate pieces - all kinds of stuff. Free!
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I use my iPhone quite heavily due to my Apple Watch. Music, health monitoring, workouts, remote viewing of doorbells and HVAC system, find friends, texting, reminders, it goes on and on. I use my iPad mini even more often for web browsing, reading, and games.

I have had just a MacBook laptop for years as my main computer, but when DH upgraded his 5K screen iMac, I inherited his older 5K for photo editing.

So, yeah, I have a ton of devices - I also have a small 12” MacBook “Travel Mac” that we carry on trips because it is so thin and lightweight. So that’s Apple Watch, phone, iPad mini, 2 laptops, iMac with 5K screen (a desktop)

DH has 6 devices, I have 6, and that’s not including the Apple TVs! DH has 2 laptops as well as iMac Pro 5K. He keeps one laptop around to run legacy software, and uses it often.

We are here in GA and brought everything with us except our 2 iMac 5Ks and 2 Apple TVs!

Oops - I forgot. DH turned our old MacBook Air into a server.

And we each have a set of AirPods plus a 2nd set of AirPod pros. We use them both. Crazy, huh?
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Apple Watch, iPhone, MacBook Air, iPad Pro and Apple Pencil. I use the iPad Pro for playing music and watching Amazon Prime video. I have an Airturn pedal for turning music pages. Wireless earbuds. Also a first generation Kindle for reading. DH has all the same except for the watch and the pedal.
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We use Apple products. Two iPhones (X and 11), one Apple Watch (series 4), Two MacBooks (2013 and 2020) and an old iPad. The grandkids use the iPad more than we do. We also have an Apple TV with each television.
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I didnt see Chromebook as an option. I bet a lot of people have them. I have 2.
2 Chromebooks. A W10 laptop has been in the storeroom since retirement in 2015. 2 Moto G7 phones. An iPad that we use for recipes in the kitchen. Love my wireless Bluetooth headphones with the Moto 7 when I'm on my daily walk.
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