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Clever product photography can make you believe that an item looks better than it actually is. Have you ever bought something, then realised that it doesn’t resemble what you saw in the advertisement? Caption this image by leaving your wittiest comments below and be in the running to win a free MakeUseOf t-shirt! The best caption will be selected the following day.

The winning caption is from Jonathan Simms: Don’t judge me. I’ve seen the size of some of YOUR toys!

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  1. Antony Underwood
    August 19, 2013 at 8:59 pm

    The battery lasts for 5 minutes and requires recharging for 2 weeks

  2. Lea Anita Black
    August 12, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    Its great space saving as it dont require a mouse hunny!

  3. Evan Ryder
    August 12, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    Is it just me or did it look a lighter color grey in the picture?

  4. Rajesh
    August 12, 2013 at 3:57 pm

    Opps, 3D printer asked for dimensions. I selected Default... Look what it has printed...

  5. David L
    August 12, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    Did I ever tell you they used to cll me Hawkeye? I hate getting older.

  6. David L
    August 12, 2013 at 3:34 pm

    I hate getting older...

  7. David Ayler
    August 12, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    HR is down sizing.

  8. Akash R
    August 12, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    Not that much

    August 12, 2013 at 2:59 pm

    Password? Its under the desk blotter . . .

  10. Akash K
    August 12, 2013 at 2:57 pm

    This is too Much

    August 12, 2013 at 2:54 pm

    Password? Its under the desk blotter. . .

  12. Diana
    August 12, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    Seriously, can you imagine getting that through airport security as a carry on?

  13. Aravind S
    August 12, 2013 at 1:53 pm

    The Super Computer!!

  14. dragonmouth
    August 12, 2013 at 1:11 pm

    WOW! Finally a laptop to match the size of Bill Gates's ego.

  15. Don Preston
    August 12, 2013 at 1:08 pm

    The new guy will be in to try it out as soon as he's done parking his cell phone.

  16. Sharukh M
    August 12, 2013 at 12:57 pm

    I asked a bigger di*k honey,not bigger disk. ;)

  17. George
    August 12, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    "Computers in the future may weigh no more than 1.5 tons." --Engineer at the Advanced Computing Systems Division of IBM, 1968.

  18. Jack C
    August 12, 2013 at 12:00 pm

    "My first laptop"

  19. Leon
    August 12, 2013 at 11:48 am

    My next laptop is ULTRABOOK!

  20. Khan Zaid
    August 12, 2013 at 9:44 am

    "Now all we need is a slightly larger desk"!

  21. Patrick W
    August 12, 2013 at 9:13 am

    Martha.......We shouldn't have taken those pills and climbed that beanstalk.

  22. Kevin Williams
    August 12, 2013 at 8:39 am

    "You did say you were going to make pi... but I somehow thought it would be smaller."

  23. Paul Regel
    August 12, 2013 at 8:23 am

    Like my new desktop replacement?

  24. brett bickle
    August 12, 2013 at 7:59 am

    It's great,but the keyboard is in morse code.

  25. Paul Loewenthal
    August 12, 2013 at 7:42 am

    What happened to Moore's law?

  26. SGK
    August 12, 2013 at 4:17 am

    "Honey, did you order a Big Mac?"

  27. David S.
    August 12, 2013 at 3:21 am

    Google street view is scary.

  28. David S.
    August 12, 2013 at 3:17 am

    No one is going to steal this baby!

  29. Chris
    August 12, 2013 at 2:47 am

    Yes Dear, it will make Animal Planet and X- rated movies more interesting.

  30. Chris
    August 12, 2013 at 2:46 am

    "Yes dear, It will make x-rated sites more interesting.

  31. Nilaksh D
    August 12, 2013 at 2:34 am

    "And that kids, is how I met your mother - thanks to my big laptop"

  32. Pawan C
    August 12, 2013 at 2:18 am

    Now we have to install wheels to our table to make it portable...

  33. Jonathan
    August 12, 2013 at 2:12 am

    You will be replacing Bill who is out with a Control+Alt+Delete related injury.

  34. Tod Brewer
    August 12, 2013 at 12:26 am

    This must be the one I ordered in 1996.

  35. Manish Kumar Gupta
    August 12, 2013 at 12:15 am

    Finally, laptops too started growing as smartphones...o my god...what about in the coming days !!!

  36. Tim Karlberg
    August 12, 2013 at 12:08 am

    It's also a touch screen, which means I'll need to keep a ladder nearby.

  37. Robert Gorman
    August 11, 2013 at 11:59 pm

    When I asked for a Big Mac I never expected this!!!

  38. Jackie Russell
    August 11, 2013 at 11:58 pm

    Can't wait to see the look on the TSA Agents face when I put it on the conveyor belt!

  39. Bob Russell
    August 11, 2013 at 11:53 pm

    Wait til my brother finds out my laptop screen is bigger than his living room screen and I can watch movies on it too!

  40. Arpad Kiss
    August 11, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    Because you told me the size DOES count

  41. Deborah Stinson
    August 11, 2013 at 11:09 pm

    Either they got the measurements wrong or super sizing is the new mini.

  42. Leo
    August 11, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    Now I know why the online brochure had this one under "Desktops."

  43. Brian Buck
    August 11, 2013 at 10:53 pm

    Okay, this tablet vs PC war is really getting out of hand.

  44. Brian Buck
    August 11, 2013 at 10:52 pm

    Okay, this tablet vs PC war is getting out of hand.

  45. Anthony L
    August 11, 2013 at 10:47 pm

    Now that what I call a Desktop!!

  46. Mike
    August 11, 2013 at 10:01 pm

    "Honey, I blew up the computer!"

  47. Shawn
    August 11, 2013 at 9:42 pm

    The new Dance Dance Laptop!

  48. Michael Burton
    August 11, 2013 at 9:38 pm

    Now I can upload from the Nikon D800X project

  49. hildyj
    August 11, 2013 at 9:25 pm

    Let's see Samsung make a larger screen than our iPhone 5XXL.

  50. Kamil K
    August 11, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    You think your grandparents will NOW see the keys?

  51. Edrick
    August 11, 2013 at 9:11 pm

    "I asked for a desktop replacement, not a desk replacement!"

  52. Martin
    August 11, 2013 at 8:41 pm

    This is such a great little number but why-oh-WHY the return to base warranty?

  53. Henk van Setten
    August 11, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    "It was this, or buying glasses."

  54. Matt Strohbehn
    August 11, 2013 at 8:32 pm

    I really don't think this new 'super ultrabook' thing is going to catch on...

  55. carlos
    August 11, 2013 at 8:26 pm

    On the bright side, the boss finally had to approve my request for a bigger desk.....

  56. carlos
    August 11, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    In addition to using it as a computer, I can close it up after it heats up and make Panini's for the entire office.

  57. carlos
    August 11, 2013 at 8:24 pm

    Forget putting it in my carry on! I have to ship it ahead by truck!

  58. carlos
    August 11, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    I told purchasing I didn't want a laptop with one of those cramped keyboards. I have big hands.....

  59. Mike Riley
    August 11, 2013 at 7:51 pm

    I should have put " instead of ' of size of screen. Huh?

  60. Melroy D
    August 11, 2013 at 7:27 pm

    When you reach max level.. You stop leveling

  61. Hindie D
    August 11, 2013 at 7:10 pm

    You might have windows in your corner office but my laptop is the biggest one in the company.

  62. Christine S
    August 11, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    i told them i wanted the Mini Mac, not the Big Mac!

  63. Jo V
    August 11, 2013 at 6:53 pm

    "So this is the new desktop replacement"

  64. Steven Bloom
    August 11, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    When the screen size said 15 I just assumed it meant inches.

  65. Krasen Ivanov
    August 11, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    I though they were called ultrabooks because they are ultra small, guess the ultra goes both ways.

  66. Dean
    August 11, 2013 at 6:50 pm

    It's no ultrabook, but you wanted power, right?

  67. Howard B
    August 11, 2013 at 6:47 pm

    "Here on display is IBM's first laptop...they've shrunk a little in size and weight since then, but the overall design is still the same."

  68. Zeki Enes A
    August 11, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    - Advertisers are liars! The color of the case looked matte black on the ad!

  69. Eric M
    August 11, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    I thought laptops were supposed to be portable.

  70. Zeki Enes A
    August 11, 2013 at 6:31 pm

    - No, I didn't get fooled by the ad. It's still a laptop when my lap is under the desk.

  71. Vipul J
    August 11, 2013 at 6:29 pm

    I swear I ordered a 15 inch laptop not 15 meters.

  72. Chris larson
    August 11, 2013 at 6:11 pm

    The external mouse is still being built at NASA

  73. Wanda Selzer
    August 11, 2013 at 6:07 pm

    "Maybe so, but as a government agency, we weren't concerned about practicality or necessity, just the size of the budget and the project. And it is BIG, right?"

  74. Abhinav
    August 11, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    how do you "makeuseof" this ?

  75. Martin Watts
    August 11, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    On the plus side the battery goes 2 weeks before you need to charge it.

  76. Gjergji K
    August 11, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    -John, I know how you like antiques, so I bought you this!
    -Thanks dear, I matches the table!

  77. Gjergji K
    August 11, 2013 at 5:57 pm

    Honey, don't you think we need a bigger table?

  78. Noi P
    August 11, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    I thought it looked portable in the picture. No wonder why it comes with free wireless mouse and keyboard.

  79. John M
    August 11, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    Well, honey, Windows needs a lot of RAM, large hard drives and a really crowded desktop requires a real large monitor... On the bright side, it'll generate enough heat where we won't need to run the heater this winter.

  80. john mckenzie
    August 11, 2013 at 5:52 pm is a bit heavy..but look at the battery life!

  81. Nasim
    August 11, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    The bigger is not always better!

  82. Louis Davidson
    August 11, 2013 at 5:39 pm

    Now I know why it's called Surface

  83. Louis Davidson
    August 11, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    Now I know why it is called Surface!

  84. Adrian M
    August 11, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    It's OK hon, there's a Linux distro for it.

  85. Jennifer Sherry
    August 11, 2013 at 5:27 pm

    Well, I figured the photo was blown up to make it look more appealing.

  86. Robert hardy
    August 11, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    That's your new laptop, the mobile phone would have arrived at the same time but the crane broke down!

  87. David Y
    August 11, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    "And here you'll find our best-selling desktop replacement..."

  88. Koshy G
    August 11, 2013 at 5:23 pm

    My 15' laptop just arrived.

  89. Tiago R
    August 11, 2013 at 5:20 pm

    still count's as a laptop,so take it home and work!!!!!!

  90. Steven N
    August 11, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    "Don't you think it's a bit too big?
    Size doesn't matter honey"

  91. Ryan Coley
    August 11, 2013 at 5:19 pm

    I've seen your shoe collection, so don't judge me!

  92. Roger Gardner
    August 11, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    i thought that you were talking about a big TV!

  93. William B
    August 11, 2013 at 5:11 pm

    So, Harvard University finally upgraded their Mark I computer!

  94. Lizzie B
    August 11, 2013 at 5:10 pm

    The borrowers are now into technology. But not worked out the hardware issues yet!

  95. Rimpy Gupta
    August 11, 2013 at 5:08 pm

    If this is the size of a Computer then why we need 86 inch tv.....

  96. Jp P
    August 11, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    MakeUseOf held a contest for a laptop hybrid, and this is what they sent me.

  97. David E
    August 11, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    All Harold wanted to talk about was how big his display was, Betty however, was all about the oversized touch pad..

  98. Daniel
    August 11, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    They say the screen adds 10 pounds.

  99. Jonathan Simms
    August 11, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Don't judge me. I've seen the size of some of YOUR toys!

  100. d. lefler
    August 11, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    Look, this technology museum has a 20th century notebook computer!

  101. Jurmy C
    August 11, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    Look honey, I bought you the 232" screen laptop you dreamed of!