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    Hey when I go to university obviously I may/want to bring a laptop for lectures / research / notes.

    I currently have a Dell laptop which is ok bit old but works fine though a tad heavy XD.
    I was looking around and was wondering what thoughts are for chrome books? They look pretty decent, but I'm not exactly the best expert in this field D:


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    (Original post by Jkizer)
    Hey when I go to university obviously I may/want to bring a laptop for lectures / research / notes.

    I currently have a Dell laptop which is ok bit old but works fine though a tad heavy XD.
    I was looking around and was wondering what thoughts are for chrome books? They look pretty decent, but I'm not exactly the best expert in this field D:


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    Not a fan of chromebooks...........they are too ahead of their time, infrastructure isn't there for proper support.

    Just go for a Windows laptop........you'll see a difference in terms of applications/programs available to you
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    Windows, purely because a lot of Chromebooks focus too much on you having constant internet connection and everything is usually run from chrome store.
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    As above really. Chromebooks need to be online virtually all the time and most unis internet, while decent, also has the typical high level of problems that you'd expect with that many young people's computers connected to it - when it's good it's good, but you'll get the odd time when somebody accidentally downloads a virus onto the network or it has to be shut down for whatever reason, and then your computer's as good as useless. It's also probably easier to get a Windows laptop fixed if need be, simply because everybody's used to using them.
 
 
 
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