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I am looking for another laptop for my family. I work from home and have a 5 and 4 year old and with summer almost here my laptop will be "occupied". I am looking for a new laptop for myself and my home biz and plan on my 5 yr old using my current laptop for "school work" during the summer (i.e. jumpstart etc..). Any recomendations out there? Anyone have an absolute favorite laptop that they just can not live without?

I currently use my laptop 99% of the time and my desktop 1% of the time. I need a powerful laptop to keep up with my home biz that I currently run. I also need a long battery life for working on the road :)

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Asked by AmeriplanMom at 5:06 PM on May. 22, 2009 in Shopping

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  • Bestbuy has a sale on laptops this week you may want to check them out. Otherwise Dell website.

    Answer by momofonewntmore at 6:15 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • I just bought a laptop for my daughter's 8th grade graduation. I have been researching and pricing for over 3 months. I had decided to buy an Inspiron 15 from the Dell outlet. I stopped in BestBuy to pick up a new modem, and took a quick look at laptops. The exact same laptop that I was going to buy from Dell, with the same configuration, software and warranty (accidental coverage for 3 years) was $300 less at BestBuy than from Dell.

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:47 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • Great Quality but expensive - Sony

    Mac for people who wanna try something new

    Economical - Gateway & HP (best selling printers)

    Below are the lists of branded stores where you can find the deals, compare the price & earn cash back


    Answer by savingjmom at 7:36 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • why dont you buy a net book for your children? they are small and their main use is internet.... and they are cheap.... perfect for a child....

    Answer by kristajoy at 10:45 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • also we have toshiba satelite i couldn't live with out it we never use our desktop anymore... it has every special feature you could ask for the touch sensitive controls and has the light scribe feature.. it has face recognition and the speakers on it are loud:) its really pretty too.....
    we bought it at best buy my husband knows a lot about stuff like this he goes to college for it....
    check it out seriously...

    Answer by kristajoy at 10:58 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • I've had most brands at one point or another and I absolutely love my new Compaq. Its without a doubt my favorite out of all of them! My least favorite was my Dell. It was awful and didn't last but one year! Good Luck!

    Answer by usbornebooksdh at 11:24 PM on May. 22, 2009

  • i found very cheap laptop on ebay. for $80.00, or a but it now price of only $95.00. it has a caring case, internet compatable, good for basic needs. i would buy. it has other stuff. check it out. just paste this in the search bar LOOK NEW THINKPAD W 2 BATTERIES 1 NEW WINDOWSXP (USED)

    Answer by alinsNlakeysha at 9:38 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

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