Would You Replace Your TV With Your Laptop?

Would You Replace Your TV With Your Laptop?

Grace Shu
Feb 2, 2009

When a friend was about to move into her new studio apartment last weekend, the first thing she did was get rid of her (very) old television set. This move was prompted by not only the "going digital" switchover happening this year, but also due to a lack of space in her new place. However, what surprised us the most about her chucking the set is that she's an avid television viewer. Her explanation: "All the good shows right now are on the network sites anyway...what's the point of keeping a TV when I can watch it all on my laptop with less commercials?"

But what about special events, like the Super Bowl or the premiere of Flight of the Conchords? "I'll bring over a six pack of beer to your house and we can watch 'em on your television!"

Now that more televised media is available online, would you (if you watch television, that is) consider replacing your set with your computer? Weigh in below...

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