School Laptops Buying Guide
School Laptops are everywhere on campuses. You see school laptops being carry around under student's arms and in their backpacks. Student laptops have taken over as the dominate PC of choice for the esteem college student. School
laptops dominate campuses.
Do you own a laptop computer yet? If not, chances
are good that as a college student you probably want the instant joy that comes from owning your own laptop
computer. You have also come to realize that the convenience of owning a laptop will save you a lot of
precious time. Your dorm room can have a desolate look without a laptop computer, especially when working
into the wee hours on a school assignment.
School Laptops Are A Must Have School
Today, owning a laptop computer is virtually a
must-have school item. Teachers and professors assume and expect that you will use a computer to complete
your class homework. When projects and assignments are handed out, a large portion of it is to be completed on a
computer notebook rather than a paper notebook. School laptops are more important than the shoes on your
Tip: These days you can usually just drop by a campus library and check out one of many
student laptops for a period of time. This is convenient and cost-effective for the unfortunate student
who lives on a poor man’s diet. However, it is inconvenient when the pre-installed software programs on
the computer laptop do not include your favorite program or game. Or the laptop you check out will not
boot up to Windows or, worse yet, just flashes a ‘blue screen of death’ error. Then what do you
Most students are frugal with their money and for good
reason -- they have none. It has already been spent on tuition and supplies, and any that is left over is
reserved for beer, food, gas, and social activities (not necessarily in that order and not
However, if you have managed to scrape up enough funds
for a laptop computer, then you are on the right road to laptop ownership. Research is without a doubt a
fundamental tool that you should utilize when looking for an inexpensive laptop. It is a smart move to check
with multiple sources for laptop technical specification recommendations.
Quote Of The Day: School is where life
starts! Life is where school starts!
Cool Tip: An excellent source to
check before purchasing a laptop computer is your school’s IT
department. They will know what minimum hardware requirements you will need and what operating system
(OS) platform (Windows PC or Mac OS) is mostly used on campus for compatibility on campus LANs (Local Area
Networks). It exceeds the bounds of astuteness to check with them first before committing to a notebook
In the past most students and businesses always used a
PC with Microsoft Windows as the operating system. On the other hand art designers, system engineers, and
publishing companies turned to Macintosh for performing tasks that required working with graphics, engineering
schematics and newspaper publishing.
Tip: Today the two platforms, Microsoft Windows and Macintosh, are both used across the full
spectrum of applications. Software application program incompatibility is practically non-existent. The
gap between the two platforms has narrowed significantly; today a student can perform his work on either with
built-in user friendliness and software compatibility.
Keep reading for the rest of the Student Laptop
Buying Guide on part two (2) of this article. Learn about the Laptop Advantage verses Desktop