• But before you even get to the buying part, you have to decide what you want. Laptop? Good for portability. Desktop? More performance. Tablet? Good portability, but no desktop applications and less space. It can be so hard deciding what you want. But, we have a few tips for you when deciding what to get.

    Why buy a Desktop?
    More performance.
    Share with the whole family.
    Make a comfortable home office setting.
    More possibilities like dual monitors, photo editing, graphic design, and gaming.

    Why buy a Laptop?
    Good for portability.
    Take with you on when you travel.
    Use anywhere in the house.
    They are as powerful as the average PC now.
    You can take all of your work to and from the office with ease.

    Why buy a Tablet?
    Low cost.
    Small and ultra portable.
    Take with you on when you travel.
    Use anywhere in the house.
    Good portability, but no desktop applications and less space.

    Here are some of the features to consider:
    Desktop, Laptop, Netbook, or Tablet
    Processor Cores and speed
    RAM Memory
    Hard Drive Size
    Screen Size
    Optical drive: (CD, CD RW, DVD RW, or Blu-Ray)
    Video Capability (home/business or gaming)
    Ethernet Speed
    Wi-Fi
    Operating System
    Web Cam
    HDMI Ports

    Questions to ask before deciding on a computer:
    Do you want a Desktop, Laptop, Netbook, or Tablet?
    Do you need it for business or personal use?
    Do you do gaming?
    Do edit video?
    Do you use music programs? (iTunes)
    Do you watch tv on it? (Netflix, HuLu)
    Do you edit graphics or photos? (photoshop)
    How are you going to connect it to the internet(wi-fi, or ethernet)?
    Do you need a new monitor, keyboard, or mouse?
    Do you need any accessories like a web cam or wi-fi router?
    Do you have a backup strategy to protect from file loss?
    Do you also need a new printer?
    How much does it cost?