Monthly Archive: August 2013

Finding Quality Laptops Under 400 Dollars

Laptop-underA few years back it would have been all but impossible to find a decent laptops for under 400 dollars. Thankfully times have changed and today thanks to the rapid growth in the technology industry sub $400 dollar laptops are a dime a dozen. While you may not get the best laptop in the world considering your budget constraints, that doesn’t mean you can’t find a good laptop that will last you for at least a few years to come provided you don’t need to use any applications that are too hardware intensive.

Stores that specialize in electronics will usually have cheaper laptops – places like Walmart, or Kmart are likely to have laptops under four hundred dollars. If you are smart, you can use these to do some window shopping before doing a real budget hunt online. Websites like Amazon always have a huge range of sub-$400 laptops, many of which are on sale. Auction sites like eBay can give you great deals on new laptops if you play your cards right, both new and used. Another auction site you can use is Penny Auctions, though be careful because the odds are always going to be stacked heavily against you!

When it comes to where to find the best you don’t necessarily need to spend hours researching   – thanks to guides such as LaptopNinja’s guide to laptops under $400, getting all of the best reviews for any laptop is quick and easy, and once you have your eyes set on a target you can go on the hunt for an electronics store or online retailer that has the laptop marked down to a discount price. In the ever changing world of computers unsold units and hefty discounts are not uncommon! Online stores have a large selection of laptops for all different prices and finding one there should not be difficult. As above, auctions also give the possibility of getting an amazing deal on a laptop that you would not be able to get in store,  though it is a slightly different ballgame and you need to be ever careful not to get ripped off!

Mac vs. Windows Laptops

PC-laptopThe age old Mac versus Windows OS debate is a story within itself.  Mac laptops have consistently been praised for their design and were pioneering in the release of ultra-portable ultra-thin lines of laptops that surpass the standards of most laptop manufacturers. Today PC ultrabook laptops have caught up and are also offering ultra-slim lines of well designed machines, though many would still argue Mabooks provide a better overall experience. (more…)

Laptop Buying Basics

laptop-introThe following is a laptop buying guide to help you squeeze the most bang from your buck. Even though the rise of the tablet and the smartphone have had an adverse effect on the PC market,  as more users decide to go for tablet PC’s instead of upgrading their current laptops and desktop units, laptops are still in high demand. (more…)