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B04: Use TV instead of monitor

QUESTION: Can I use my TV set instead of buying a monitor?

ANSWER: Some new TVs allow you to use them as a computer monitor, and some computer monitors allow you to watch TV on them. But keep in mind: Where is the TV is in relationship to you using it as a computer? Can you really read an e-mail comfortably from your sofa?