Guide to the best laptop brands

Best Laptop for Photo Editing

With all the laptop features thrown at you while deciding upon your new laptop it’s difficult to recognize what you need to be most concerned with as a photographer or photo editor.  We are here to help make that decision easier and get you ready to purchase the best laptop for photo editing. Power The first thing any photographer or photo editor should look for when deciding on a laptop is making sure the laptop has enough processing power to run the tools and applications you need to accomplish your tasks.  All of our recommendations will run Photoshop with ease as well as many of the other popular photo editing software in use today. The key features you should...

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Best Laptops 2014

Looking to buy a new laptop in 2014?  It’s a great time to buy and the market is jam packed full of options for you to consider. Fortunately we have done a majority of the work for you and are excited to present our choices for the best laptops of 2014. Whether you are looking for a gaming machine, something on a budget, or a laptop which can provide you with functionality you need at home and in the office, we have a recommended solution for everyone. Our Best Laptops 2014   Budget Laptop HP 2000 (less than $400) Buy HP2000 on Amazon Pros: HDMI and VGA outputs Comfortable and responsive keyboard Low Price Cons: No USB 3.0 ports...

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Best Convertible Laptop

The launch of Windows 8 has brought forward an entire new line of laptops known as convertible, or hybrid, laptops.  In other words, they are laptops which also convert into tablets.  If you can’t decide whether to purchase your new laptop or to go with a tablet than these laptops will offer you the best of both worlds.  A laptop and a tablet….in one. Nearly all of the best laptop brands have been pushing to develop their own version of convertible laptop.  These laptops come in many shapes and there continues to be new designs being developed and will be released on the market in the coming months.  Regardless of the design convertible laptops provide you with a lightweight...

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Best Pink Laptops

I get it.  I have two daughters who remind me nearly every single day. What color of shoes do you want?  Pink. What color of case are you getting for your phone?  Pink. What color of laptop should we get?  Wait….is there such a thing as a pink laptop? As a matter of fact there is.  With the mobility of laptops and the use of them in the public eye, they have become as much of a fashion statement as a watch, pair of glasses, shoes, or jewelry.  It only makes sense then for pink to be one of those colors consumers are looking for when purchasing a new laptop. On top of that October is breast cancer awareness...

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Best Touch Screen Laptop

The launch of Windows 8 pushed the popularity and desire for touch screen laptops to a whole new level.  I recall walking into a Best Buy with my non-techy wife and as she experimented with a HP Windows 8 laptop for the first time she immediately wanted to reach up and swipe the screen.  In less than a minute she declared, “I think I want a touch screen”. My wife is an iPhone user so she is familiar and comfortable with navigating around by touching the screen.  The behavior of Windows 8 had her mind telling her to reach for the screen.  Like my wife, many consumers want the behavior of a tablet with the power of a desktop...

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Best Gaming Laptop

Are you looking for the best gaming laptop?  Historically laptops have been used as a portable device designed for mobile use.  If the primary use for a personal computer is gaming then most consumers used to choose desktop PCs rather than laptops.  While PCs might still be the more popular choice, there is a growing market for consumers who want a gaming laptop. What makes a gaming laptop? The characteristics of a gaming laptop are really no different than a gaming desktop.  When looking for a gaming laptop you should look for performance oriented components.  One of the first components you should look for is a dedicated Graphics Processing Unit (GPU).  A dedicated GPU has it’s own memory rather...

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