I need to find out where to get really decent newer laptops for cheap or trade.
By Delilah from Bolivar, MO
tigerdirect.com deals in factory reconditioned machines; however you can buy a good Ipad for less than a laptop and a fraction of the weight.
I don't know where your located at by i'm in Waco, Tx. and out here the goodwill has there own computer store. You might start there & chech it out. Take care & ride safe, Lou Anne
Check out Craigslist for your area in the computer section. You said you wanted something newer so do your research before you buy. You can also go to some "Rent To Own" stores and get something but make sure you can makes the payments and make sure you have the option of paying off early without penalty.
As the person below mentioned you can try Goodwill. You can also try a pawnshop. Just be careful, if you aren't that PC savy take a friend or relative who is.
Same with the Craigslist laptops.
You should check out qvc.com and hsn.com. Both have good buys and if you have a credit card, they both have up to five months to pay it off, usually at only $150.00 a month with no interest. Yvonne
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I need a new laptop and I only have $600.00 to spend. What do you recommend?
By marigny12 from New Orleans
Whatever you do please don't buy a laptop computer from eBay. I can guarantee that you will get burned because you are buying some else's headache.
Above is a website to consider, first call their customer service and get all the information that you can.
My husband just got a laptop from Dell for 4 something. We only use Dells and really like them. (05/13/2009)
The PC Magazine website has a lot of information and reviews of all kinds of laptops. Once you narrow it down to a model or two, you can comparison shop. If you're like most of us, you don't need a "whole lot of computer", and ought to be able to get something nice for your budget!
PCmagazine.com probably also rates places to purchase them, too. I have purchased locally, for the support and was glad to have done so. (05/13/2009)
My sis in law bought hers from Walmart, it is an Acer. I didn't think I would like it, but it's great and she loves it. She works from home and she does her medical transcription on it sometimes, so it has to run really well to do that. She paid less than 500 for hers. (05/20/2009)
I recommend looking around on http://www.CompUSA.com. They're legit and even have retail store locations. You can also get a free catalog mailed to you. I've purchased things online from them before and they're great. Good luck! (05/21/2009)
I just bought a Toshiba Satellite from Best Buy in April and I love it! It only cost $634 with tax and all. (05/21/2009)