Netbooks are a new type of computer first made popular in 2007 by the Asus Eee PC They make a great low-cost computer and are fine for day-to-day computing tasks such as creating and editing Microsoft Office documents, email, Internet and multimedia such as the viewing of music, video and pictures.

A few years ago if you wanted a cheap computer you would ether be forced into second hand PCs and laptops or for the kids, VTech toys. However these days netbooks make a great affordable computer that will handle basic tasks just fine. Price range is around £100 – £300+. Personally I wouldn’t pay anymore than £300 for a netbook because then your getting in to the budget laptop category which will be considerably more powerful. Read more…

11th February 2011 by

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Discounted Student Software

Being a student myself, I can appreciate how hard it can be to purchase all the necessary materials required for a course or personal study. Software is one of those expensive things, especially the mainstream, industry standards ones.

Fortunately there are some good discounts available for students from official partners of the software companies. Below I have listed three of the main websites that provide student discounts on fully legal software. Read more…

25th February 2010 by

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