It’s time to buy a new computer. Where do you begin? The choices have increased and the prices have decreased. This is great news! What does new technology have to offer?
Many people use their computers strickly for communicating with their loved ones via email. They like to share photos, too. Should they purchase a laptop this time? It would eliminate some of the bulk in the home office. But the screen has to be large enough for Grandma to enjoy the pictures of her grandkids. The weight of the computer isn’t important since it will not be traveling anywhere. The choice of a laptop for some consumers, is simply that it takes up very little space. These are all good reasons to purchase a laptop.
- Space Saving
- Several screen sizes
- Different weights, depending on your needs
If screen size is not important, but portability is, you may want to consider a netbook. Netbooks are much smaller in size. The keyboard is also scaled down, and takes a little getting used to. But, it’s compact size makes this a terrific choice if you like to take your computer with you everywhere you go. Netbooks have the same use-abilityas full size computers. You can search the web, email, download your photos, print, and more. The screen is just smaller. Purchasing a netbook with a DVD player built in, provides you with a built-in babysitter while traveling. Pop in one of the kids’ movies, and everyone is happy.
- Small and lightweight
- Same features as basic desktop computer
- Watch TV and movies
The new kid on the block is the iPad. Although you cannot print from the iPad, the multitude of other features makes this the best choice for someone who wants access, to just about anything, at their fingertips at all times. Whether you are a real estate agent, tow truck driver, daily commuter, or professional traveler, the iPad allows you to search for houses, find an intersection, review the best restaurants, play games, send and receive email. The list goes on. Think about your wants and needs. Have fun shopping!