Chapter 2. Choosing the Right Notebook for You

If you’re in the market for a new notebook PC, it’s easy to become bewildered by the myriad number of choices available. There are big notebooks, small notebooks, expensive notebooks, bargain notebooks, gaming notebooks, tablet notebooks.... How do you make a choice?

Yes, the notebook PC market is a tad confusing, but there’s no reason to get overwhelmed. I’ll help you sort out the various features and functionality and narrow down the choices to those models that best meet your personal needs. Read on to learn more.

Different Types of Notebooks

Although all notebook PCs may superficially look similar, there are actually a half-dozen or so different types of notebooks on the market. These range ...

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