Re: What notebook did you buy?

Subject: Re: What notebook did you buy?
From: Ed Wurster <glassnet -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 13 Apr 2005 08:27:47 -0400


On 4/11/05, Amanda wrote:

> I need to get a new notebook. It will be my only computer, with backups
> to CDs. I will be running the usual techwriting software. I'd really
> like to hear from anyone who bought their own laptop to use as a
> contractor as to what laptop they bought and how it is working out. Right
> now I am contemplating the Dells.

I've been recommending Dell systems to clients for several years.
Definitely go through the small business channel, and invest in a 3
year warranty for any notebook.

I've read some of the other comments in this thread. The important
things to consider:

- Application availability
- Warranty
- Support
- Cost

Take a hard look into the immediate future and fill in the details. My
experience tells me that you may be better off having what your client
has, for reasons of support and connectivity.

--
Ed Wurster
Tech Tips Blog
http://www.ewurster.com/html/tech_tips.html

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