Will your next computer be a laptop or a PC?

Posted by on Mar 4, 2014 in Announcements

Will your next computer be a laptop or a PC?

But before you even get to the buying part, you have to decide what you want. Laptop? Good for portability. Desktop? More performance. Tablet? Good portability, but no desktop applications and less space. It can be so hard deciding what you want. But, we have a few tips for you when deciding what to get.

Why buy a Desktop?
More performance.
Share with the whole family.
Make a comfortable home office setting.
More possibilities like dual monitors, photo editing, graphic design, and gaming.

Why buy a Laptop?
Good for portability.
Take with you on when you travel.
Use anywhere in the house.
They are as powerful as the average PC now.
You can take all of your work to and from the office with ease.

Why buy a Tablet?
Low cost.
Small and ultra portable.
Take with you on when you travel.
Use anywhere in the house.
Good portability, but no desktop applications and less space.

Here are some of the features to consider:
Desktop, Laptop, Netbook, or Tablet
Processor Cores and speed
RAM Memory
Hard Drive Size
Screen Size
Optical drive: (CD, CD RW, DVD RW, or Blu-Ray)
Video Capability (home/business or gaming)
Ethernet Speed
Wi-Fi
Operating System
Web Cam
HDMI Ports

Questions to ask before deciding on a computer:
Do you want a Desktop, Laptop, Netbook, or Tablet?
Do you need it for business or personal use?
Do you do gaming?
Do edit video?
Do you use music programs? (iTunes)
Do you watch tv on it? (Netflix, HuLu)
Do you edit graphics or photos? (photoshop)
How are you going to connect it to the internet(wi-fi, or ethernet)?
Do you need a new monitor, keyboard, or mouse?
Do you need any accessories like a web cam or wi-fi router?
Do you have a backup strategy to protect from file loss?
Do you also need a new printer?
How much does it cost?

Mike repairs computers, but he sells them too. He has new and used laptops and desktops just ready to be taken home. (Call for information).
And remember, if you need help deciding, we can give you a hand with that. Or if you want something special that we don’t have, we can order that in just for you. Give us a call to check for price and availability.

We are the only computer repair business on the North Coast with two locations to serve you. We service Windows and Mac. We sell new computers and fix them too. Mike, Shaun, Wayne, Zachary, Dominic, and Mark are qualified to meet your computer service needs.
Service areas include Long Beach Peninsula, Long Beach, Ocean Park, Ilwaco, Seaview, Chinook, Surfside, Oysterville, Klipsan Beach, Nahcotta, and Naselle. Our Seaside Oregon store serves Astoria, Warrenton, Gearhart, Seaside, Cannon Beach, and Arch Cape.
Call us: Long Beach, WA (360)642-2125 / Seaside, OR (503)717-5523