Desktop, well I'm typing on one, if you are going to have monitor keyboard, docking station etc. then its not a lot of extra 'bulk'. Downstairs PC is used by all the family pretty much all the time someone is at home. Essential.
Gave up on a Camcorder quite a while ago - but Flip is great and I use it regularly,
MP3 player, smartphones don't have the same capacity, and I want to keep my battery life for calls.
Books will be around a long long time for the reasons stated in the article.
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