If you need a portable computer with a keyboard then yes. But, if you just want to sit by the TV and check email, you might prefer a tablet. If you’ll miss sitting at a desk, definitely try an All-in-One. The point is you’ll want to go to a local store and “Window” shop (pun intended) before you buy. Pay attention to screen size mainly, everyone has different needs. Also, super thin laptops and all tablets lack a DVD/CD drive. That is what makes them so thin. Watch for that if you’ll miss using disks. Another feature is touch screen. It can be really fun. But, if it’s going to make you crazy, get something with a keyboard!