The Gadget Guy

Colin Baker: tips for choosing the right student laptop.

24th August, 2014

Back in the early noughties when I was in college, the computer rooms in Dublin Business School were forever under pressure.

The tech-laden rooms were open all hours and although there were dozens of PCs, there never seemed to be quite enough.

At the best of times, it was a hive of laser toner-scented stress and fervent key-tapping. Laptops were still very much the reserve of the elite corporate executive, the average retail price of...

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