The title isn't inaccurate. "Like" means, in this case, "similar to". So the title implies that the article contains information on ways to use your laptop to have an experience that is similar to having a second monitor. The article is actually exactly what is described in the title. Even the picture, with is disproportionately large mouse and keyboard seem an attempt to illustrate what the article contains. A single mouse and keyboard shared between machines.If it had said "How to use your laptop as an external monitor", then it would have been deceptive.It is understandable that people have misunderstood the title. Only because, the expectations that it was something more or different is rooted in the fact that the English language is grossly misunderstood by an astonishing number of it's native speakers. However, that is hardly the fault of MUO or it's writers.I'm just sayin'.
Often students get confused on using a laptop effectively for studies. Instead of studying they start wasting their time on non-academic things like downloading music, games, videos, etc. on the internet. In this article we will make sure you understand on how to use a laptop effectively for academics.
There are many reasons to learn how to use a laptop computer, mainly to gain the mobility and flexibility of using a lightweight, portable computer. Software programs and operating systems that run on laptops work nearly identically to the way they work on desktop computers. Because laptops can run on a battery as well as through an electrical outlet, they also give users the opportunity to work (for a few hours) when no electricity is available.
Hire an expert to teach you how to use your laptop. Many computer technicians are available for one-on-one training sessions. You can usually find qualified technicians to assist you through online services such as Crossloop, or computer sales and service organizations such as Best Buy's Geek Squad, linked below.