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Podcast 1620: Choosing Your Next Computer

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Show Notes:

Hour 1: Deciding Which Kind of Computer Is Best For You

[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]Gary, Ed, Foster

If there is one question that dominates our email and our listener call ins, it is “What kind of computer should I be buying?”  When Gary and Foster started the program back in 1998, the answer tended to presume that you meant, “What kind of PC should I be buying?” and the usual group of name brands from Dell to HP were trotted out.

Ever since 2010, when Steve Jobs launched the category breaking iPad, the answer to that question has gotten more and more complicated.  As desktops become more and more niche market devices, laptops, ultrabooks, tablets, and hybrids are offering a wide variety of options and price points.  Nonetheless, the most important basic question to decide is: “What will you be doing with your new device?”  …

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