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26/03/2013 at 21:39
I've had enough of our ancient laptop. Battery hasn't held a charge for 3 years and now charger point has snapped so it dies as soon as you move!
We both have iPhones so main use for laptop now is to edit photos and as storage for them with occasional tv viewing and films. So what should I buy to replace it? Don't want to spend a fortune.
26/03/2013 at 22:18
We have iPhones, an Apple Mac, laptop and iPad so probably not much help. I think for what you say you want to use it for I would go with an iPad.
26/03/2013 at 22:27
iPad and external hard drive probably. If you want it for word processing and printing then laptop!
27/03/2013 at 07:31
What dolly says. Get an extra storage device
27/03/2013 at 08:48
iPads are fab, but are basically a large iPhone without the phone bit, so in order to use it it needs to be plugge into a computer an connected to iTunes, it doesn't work as a computer in and of itself straight out of the box. I use mine instead of my laptop, but if I didn't have a laptop as well I wouldn't be able to use it at all.
27/03/2013 at 08:53
I'd get a laptop over a tablet TBH. You can get a decent laptop with a 1TB hard drive fairly inexpensively these days. iPads are so expensive for what they are - though if I could justify the cost I'd get one! Laptops offer so much more functionality.
27/03/2013 at 08:56
depoends what you use it for. ihave a samsung tab and i havent touched the laptop since...but i havent stored my photos on it yet. i think id still get a laptop tbh
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