I’m looking at buying a laptop for doing web development on, so I don’t have to sit at my desk all the time! I have a budget of £500, any suggestions?
Anything! I’ve got a 27” iMac and it’s major overkill for web development
Next time I’m due a change I’m getting a super slim laptop (cough cough MacBook Air cough) and a nice monitor instead!
Basically all we need is something powerful enough to run a bit of photoshop, and then it’s basically just a text editor. ugh.
Well I plan to buy windows 8 pro on surface for on the go web design
I do like the Macbooks, but they’re a bit expensive!
The surface looks great, but I think I’d rather go for an actual laptop. A tablet is next in line
What do you think of the Acer Aspire V3-771? It seems like quite a lot of laptop for the money to me, and a 17.3” HD screen is quite appealing! Also, it’s younger brother – the Acer Aspire V3-731 – is £100 cheaper, and seems to be pretty much the same but has a B960 2 .2GHz CPU instead of an i5, do you think the i5 upgrade is worth £100?
I was always told – “buy cheap, buy twice” the good thing about Macs is the resale value is great.
Although I used to have an Acer, and it was great for the money, just a really fast laptop, the downside was the construction was a little flimsy, but if you can live with that then I’m sure it’ll keep you happy
That’s usually true, but then you could argue that £500 isn’t cheap
I have an acer at the moment, and I’m pretty sure I’ve had it for at least 3 years now! It still runs quite well, but the battery life is awful and I like the idea of a shiny new laptop
I’m using a Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition and I’m glad with it. It costed me 800 euros.