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Old 01-09-2013, 11:45 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by siberian khatru View Post
I'd like to piggyback on this thread, if KevB doesn't mind, and ask opinions:

My oldest son will be heading off to college in August (*sniff*) and he needs a laptop (or equivalent) for school. Something to carry around campus in his backpack, write papers on ... the usual stuff.

What specs should I be looking for? What's a good, affordable machine that doesn't weigh too much and won't cost me $1,000+ (so no Macbooks, please).
For writing papers and email, if he can work with Google docs and Google apps, the Samsung chromebook looks pretty awesome at $250.
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