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It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Armed with extensive supply lists, families are preparing to embark on the annual pilgrimage to the mall. It may be hard to believe, but folks are starting to get organized for September classes. With the end of summer quickly approaching, our phone lines are abuzz with questions about the best technology for the Back to School crowd. When it comes to personal computing devices, it can be quite daunting to decide on your best option. Hopefully, these steps will be of help:

  • Pick a Team

  • Windows, Mac or Chrome OS

  • Select a Size

  • How portable do you need or want your laptop to be?

  • Go for a Test Ride

  • Spend some time on the keyboard. Does it have the feel you want?

  • Consider the Specs

  • Probably the most confusing and intimidating step of all! Compare components such as the RAM, hard drive, graphics card, etc. and determine if the laptop will meet your needs.

  • Battery – compare the battery life of the models you are considering

  • Budget – set a budget and stick to it

Remember, you are not alone! We are happy to answer your questions and help you enjoy the most wonderful time of the year. Contact Us.

Curious to learn more about 2018 Back to School Tech Trends? Here are a couple of links that may be of interest:

CNET Back to School Gift Guide – from headphones to cameras and tablets, this guide has great information for students heading back to the classroom.

Back to School Tech Guide from Laptop Magazine – Looking for recommendations on student laptops? Look no further than this handy guide from Laptop Magazine.


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