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Old 09-26-2006, 10:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Could somone help me choose a laptop.

Im currently looking for a laptop and could use some help because I have never had one before and I dont know what to look for. I have no idea how to build laptops so I guess I will get one prebuilt.

I will manly be using it for school and work related activities. Im also planning to use it for testing my wireless network for security holes and stuff like that. I dont plan on using it for games or intense programs but I dont want a slow one either. I will probably listen to music on it thought.

I was looking at this series of laptop from dell. Should I consider one of these or something else like an HP from like bestbuy or something.

http://www.dell.com/content/products...=19&l=en&s=dhs

Any opinions would be helpful.
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I guess I will have to try and figure this one out on my own.
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http://www.dell.com/content/products...=19&l=en&s=dhs

Nice price. Ordered one for my father, nice laptop! ($629)
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Dell is actually very nice for laptops. The whole company isn't bad, just the desktops. Don't get the wrong idea.
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Is that why Dell laptops always explode? lol, kidding ... kidding..

Gotta put in a plug for http://www.apple.com/macbook
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That was only a few laptops. It also happened to Apple, and even IBM is recalling their batteries


Mac Laptops are defenitely nice, with the camera, but they cost so darned much! $1300 for a 13" laptop...you could get a 15.4" Toshiba for $900.
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That was only a few laptops. It also happened to Apple, and even IBM is recalling their batteries


Mac Laptops are defenitely nice, with the camera, but they cost so darned much! $1300 for a 13" laptop...you could get a 15.4" Toshiba for $900.
Yeah, and that Toshiba is going to be a cheap plastic piece of crap with a Celeron in it and with a screen that has the same resolution as the 13.3" Macbook therefore making the extra size pointless.

Your choice:

Nice > Crappy
Apple > Toshiba

And no Apple laptop has exploded, thank you.
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lol, i seen that on the news last night, but changed the channel. how are the bats exploding?
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Apple recalling Notebook batteries: http://www.google.ca/search?client=f...=Google+Search

http://wcco.com/consumer/local_story_148150249.html


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