When I do computer work at home I prefer to lie down but two factors cause me inconvenience: the weight of the laptop and the need to charge it often.

So I wonder if there is a laptop-shaped device that has the I/O of a normal laptop but actually connects to a desktop which performs all the computations. It presumably would be lighter and would not have to be charged as often.

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    I would buy a cheap android tablet with a good display, and then connect it to the remote machine with some protocol (vnc, rdp). Your question fills probably a long, long hoole, welcome on the HwRecs SE! :-) – peterh - Reinstate Monica Sep 9 '20 at 16:07
  • There isn't really any device like this that wouldn't be connected by some sort of remote desktop network infrastructure. The latency introduced by such a setup would probably defeat the purpose of having a desktop to perform computations. I would suggest buying a portable monitor and a lightweight keyboard. – Bennett Yeo Sep 14 '20 at 15:03

Sounds like the Nexdock Touch could do the job for you. I don't know. Let me know if you get it. I'm curious about it myself. :)

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