Definitions

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  • adj. Something that had the capacity to undergo an upgrade, usually without major effort.

Etymologies

upgrade +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If you want to pay $800 for an EDGE device that is not upgradable, that is your choice and I wish you all the best.

    Mobility Today

  • Ebooks will be upgradable, meaning the author can continue to add DLC downloadable content, which is hugely popular in videogames to books.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • It will run on Verizon Wireless 3G network but is upgradable to run on Verizon's 4G high-speed Internet network, the carrier said in a release.

    CES: Motorola unveils new tablet, phones

  • Having an option to use one would be good because this could replace a desktop, but it would have to have an SSD of some large capacity or an EEPROM which would contain the entire OS, be upgradable (by the user) and a battery life that would make this the toy of toys to have.

    Why I Think Apple’s Touchscreen Netbook Is Real

  • Plus, like other commenters have said, PCs are much more upgradable than laptops will ever be.

    Is The Desktop PC Dead? | Lifehacker Australia

  • Laptops might be great for getting work done on-the-go, but give me a workstation with three to four monitors, 8GB+ of RAM, and a high-end, upgradable CPU (on the cheap, if you wait a revision or two) any freaking day over a laptop to get serious work done on.

    Is The Desktop PC Dead? | Lifehacker Australia

  • I can't bring myself to game on a laptop, nor justify a $2000 non-user upgradable one at that.

    Is The Desktop PC Dead? | Lifehacker Australia

  • Let your powerful, upgradable desktop do all the computing and just use your laptop (or smartphone or netbook) as a mobile monitor/keyboard/mouse.

    Is The Desktop PC Dead? | Lifehacker Australia

  • Because desktops are so much more upgradable I think a lot of people are buying parts instead of full systems.

    Is The Desktop PC Dead? | Lifehacker Australia

  • Desktops are easily upgradable and provide greater flexibility if you decide to configure one from scratch. they are cheaper and faster and some of the heavy duty gaming/computing is still not possible with most laptops.

    Is The Desktop PC Dead? | Lifehacker Australia

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