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Any apple laptops would be great. The Macbook Pro has a DVD slot, and extra side-slots, while the Macbook Air is much lighter, and portable. The two laptops have the same amount of gigabytes. There is also the Retina Display. It has more gigabytes, and is faster in general. The only downside to a Retina is that it has no special features like the lightness in the Air, and the slots in the Pro.

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My Macbook pro doesn't have a CD slot.
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MacBookAir
or anything BUT a Chromebook!

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Chromebook is a real possibility, But it will get a little getting used to. Totally different operation system
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MacBookAir... Gotta check into it.
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Looks good but overpriced Apple seems to make everything expensive.
Mac Book Pro is twice the price of a comparably equipped Dell.
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ughhh. i am typing on a chromebook right now and a student...cant say i love it but it did take time and i wish i just would have saved up for a laptop to put it in simplier words!
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It will be different than a Windows based system. It uses a different operating system. I'll see if I can find a bit more on it
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HP is sinking in quality ever since they acquired Compaq. It won't be long before they go belly up.
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I clicked on this because it said 8 comments. I expected to see a conversation between 2 or more ppl, But I see that Briando has been talking to his self most of the time.
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Those new Windows laptops look cool. But I have a Mac love it!

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Mac PC OR Apple

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dell is the best laptop

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Dell and Gateway were both JUNK when I had them. Dell died the day after my warranty expired and Gateway was sent back three times. I finally threw it in the trash and it is burned to a crispy pile of metal AND plastic.
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HP Pavilion TouchSmart 14 Sleekbook is the best

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apple without a doubt no viruses

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Apple can get viruses (I also heard they can't), but they can and they are harder to get rid of. But it is a lot less typically for them to get viruses. I think it would be worth just getting antivirus protect on another laptop. Not worth the extra money if you are on a budget
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DELL for sure...

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Dell Inspiron 1545

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a small Toshiba

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windows 8 Toshiba

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http://www.walmart.com/ip/Acer-Cold-Steel15.6-V5-572P-6454-Laptop-PC-with-Intel-Core-i5-3337U-Processor-Touchscreen-and-Windows-8-Operating-System/24766516

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I have a windows 8 vaio laptop and I love it. It's simple and easy to use.

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A MacBook Air, it's easy to carry around and it doesn't allow any viruses to damage it's programming :)

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Mac, apple, or HP

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Mac is Apple ??
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Use for the purpose of doing assignment, but not for gaming.
Window 8 is available~

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apple laptops because they are the best right now

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yea thats right :P
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you right girl meee too
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haahaahaaa yeah girl now what you doing
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ik lol
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lol back bf your funny
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haha lol thanks :) ik
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lol back your welcome
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you are cracra girl lol back
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Example: Internet slang
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it just forfun
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MacBook pro, MacBook air

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Apple! it's today's generation!

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Apple was the early 10's. Samsung is the mid-10's.
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Apple is this gen
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They haven't had any major updates since the iPad. OOH a smaller screen or OOH it's clearer OOH I can use my thumb to open my phone.
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Maverick?
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Whats so crazy about it
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apple is for people who like to display their money in the form of technolodgy -_- plus, you can't do anything on it. you can't download anything for free, you can't play many games (i think...this is what i've heard). i'd rather just get something affordable. they're gonna come up with something new soon anyways
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I play all my pc games on mac and i downloaded a lot of things on mac
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maybe she has a budget? plus other companies have waay more variety.
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Then she should stick with the Compaq Lite 4/33C
Features...
COMPAQ UltraView Display
Advanced Power Management (APM)
COMPAQ QuickConnect
Diskette Drive Disable
and so much more
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Well you PC hippies can choose the old stuff
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You need to ketchup (catch up) to us
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apple is awful
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I just the way they do things with their stuff than ms and Linux
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chrome book, cheap and very useful, only 299.99 if im not mistaken

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Correction there as low as $ 249.99
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the new windows surface

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the apple

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wassup my name is batman
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apple...its the best, i have it and it never let me down
also windows are known for getting viruses so...

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mircosoft is superior
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I would say a Apple MacBook or a simple Dell Notebook.

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You should get at apple its best and no virus's on it. Do not get dell

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A nice dell,go to their website,find one you like,and find out more.

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no mac
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mac
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Mac so they cant play games

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U can play PC games on mac
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Mac is best for it.

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Laptop with good functionality , for example apple or microsoft system or linux system if you have its softwares and you don't have any problem by simpler system of linux.

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well,It depends on your major ,how often you use your laptop,you want cheap ,or dont care about money.If you have money you can buy Apple ,at far it is the best i think.However you can chose others which is Cost-effective laptop either.

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A surface laptop

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Apple the best

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That's because you never tried it
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either apple or Microsoft and if your a student you will get a discount on some Microsoft laptops here is the link: http://surface.microsoftstore.com/store/msusa/en_US/pdp/Dell-Venue-8-Pro-Tablet-32-GB/productID.289455200

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Toshiba for Shaw

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The best one is Toshiba

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Mac
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Mac book pro or Mac book air

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go to best buy and one

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Microsoft because apple does not have flash player

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the idea not the name ,because sure most the companies are good ,but you must care about the facilities ,the hard disc capacity better the higher is the choice , the speed of the processor , the connections as the lane , blue tooth , USB, etc , the DVD , the sounds , ,, all these if you find with a reasonable price in any name should be your guide for buying a new laptop , and best wishes ,,

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I think that you should buy and apple laptop because there are so many cases for those type of computers instead of those other computers that don't have cases.

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If you are going to do serious number crunching like advanced math, I'd stay away from Mac Books. They tend to overheat - then slow down way too much.

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Hp probook 4530s its made for work :)

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Before buying a new laptop, you should consider these:
1. budget, how much money you have.
2. specifications, you must figure out whether the laptop will be used for multimedia or just typing routine lesson. in case you will use for multimedia, it may require high specifications.
3. availability of service center.
4.availability of spare parts.
5. availability of drivers online

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Lenovo Ideapad is the Best one

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The best is to go for Alien ware.
A one time invest will give you the best fruit in the fields of an operating system carrying chassis.

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depends on your school and your money and i think apple

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windows 7

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the dell inspiron i got it a couple months ago and it runs great.

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Two years later my PC breaks
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Any laptop that isn't super cheap and doesn't run Windows 8...

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hp computer

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I'm a college student and I have a Macbook pro. If I were to buy a new one, it WOULD NOT be a Macbook. I like how they are laid out, but my logic bored failed and now i have no use of speakers, headphones or anything and it wold cost $600 for the part alone. If anything happens to them, they are very expensive to fix and college students won't have to money to fix it. I would look at different options!

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I never have any problems with the Mac except PC
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if you get insurance you wont have to pay
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Insurance? But I am really careful with my stuff
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i would say a dell

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instead of a laptop why don't you buy an ipad because it will lighter and easier to carry and use

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Apple but for a lady how about the surface windows 8 tablet it's like a laptop and a tablet

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Depends on your requirement. I5 with 4gb ram is best

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a hp
or a windows

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i have used both Toshiba P4 and Hp i5 ... i recomend HP i5

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My girl got through medical school on a dell desk top and a dell laptop. Nowadays I would get her an Macbookpro, I.ve had a lot of microsofts and apple outshines them in everything but price.

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yep the apple is the best laptops.

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hp windows 8

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dell inspiron 5521 ultrabook. best e

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a windows 8 laptop

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I mac

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a Macbook air the one that is the 13"

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If money isn't a limiting factor,then i would strongly recommend apple,mine has stayed for a year in a cool state.

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what kind do u like give me some types that u like and i will answer

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A Mac PC is the best for college.

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A MacBook Pro is a really good, but any type of simple laptop that isn't too old works for college. Touch screen laptops are much easier to use though, too.

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apple or dell would be good!

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hp

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Apple MacBook

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an apple computer they come with 1 year warranty and last forever

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Apple laptop or Toshiba laptop


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To tell you the true i would buy the HP SlateBook x2 10-h010nr - Tegra 4 1.8 GHz - 16 GB SSD - 10.1? ... or the Samsung Chromebook its a very good laptop fast and lit ans at Staples it's $229.00 at walmart it's $248.00

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I LOVE my Microsoft Surface with windows 8. I installed Office 2013 and it has pre-formats for APA, MLA setup and Cite help for the million papers you will have to do- very sweet.

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if you looking for a low price: ACER or ASUS

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I think mac would be great.

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it could be ACER

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I think that if you are a student and need a good laptop, I think if you have a little extra $$ you should get a MacBook Pro with Retina Display

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macbook // sony laptop

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dell

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NO macbooks

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Oh my god. Look at how many people recommending Apple. If she can afford it then I would go with that. Hahahahaha!
In my opinion I prefer Toshiba laptops.

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A Mac book air. It's light, and apparently in my country affordable.

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i think mac book air

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mac book air because its very light and does not take up much space

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asus A55V

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@superskyfatt I agree. A asus A55V

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A Mac will run smooth, but you're bound to have compatibility problems down the road. I suggest getting a Dell, Hp, or Asus laptop. Running Windows 7 or 8.

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PPPLLLLLLEEEEEaaaaaaasEEEEE get the macbook pro BRO!!!!!!


1. BETTER
2. BETTER looking
3. Less viruses, stalkers, and crashes
5. Nicer
6. PLEEEEAAAASEEEE GET IT!!!!!

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yeah and a ton of money
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apple

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a windows 8 they always switch of stuff Toshiba laptops are so last year



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get windows 8 pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeee!
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an acer aspire one it`s fast and holds many documounts

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windows 8

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No. Windows 8 is the spawn of the devil.
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ipad air

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An apple or a MacBook there the best and fastest ones

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Anything that doesn't have Windows 8.

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A college student should own a core i3 laptop with at least 2 GB of Ram and HDD is up to requirement, its a minimum requirement laptop that one should have.
Brand/company does not matter cause almost every CPU is manufactured by Intel.

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I personally think apple laptops are best. Take a look here on variety of apple laptops.
http://www.apple.com/mac/compare/

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