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A notebook for university

  1. Mar 29, 2004 #1
    Basically what I'm looking for is a PC with minuscule footprint and a touch screen. I might go for a tablet PC but the reviews on them are not very decisive. Any suggestions are welcome...
     
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  3. Mar 29, 2004 #2
    You'll end up getting a tablet if you want touch screen.

    You'll have to be more specific.
     
  4. Mar 29, 2004 #3

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  5. Mar 30, 2004 #4
    Don't base too much off of CNet. They are horribly biased.

    When I go shopping for notebooks, I always look at: PCWorld Top 10
     
  6. Mar 30, 2004 #5
    Who isn't biased? CNet is a fine resource, provided you take it with a grain of salt. Your best bet is to decide what hardware you want, find a few devices that meet your requirements, and then search for at least 3 reviews of each one by SEPARATE sources.

    As far as deciding between what platform to use, I recommend deciding on exactly what you want to be able to use it for. Examples:
    Note taking
    Internet browsing
    E-mail
    Games (simple)
    Games (3-D)
    Graphic Design
    Programming
    Scheduling
    etc.

    Tell us what you want to do with it and we'll recommend what "it" should be ;)
     
  7. Mar 30, 2004 #6
    Some sites are more/less biased than others. CNet has a reputation for being biased.

    MacAddict has a heavy reputation for being biased towards Mac products. If you want a review on the latest Apple Computer - look elsewhere.
     
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