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by: Lee Koo (ADMIN) August 9, 2006 1:47 PM PDT

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8/11/06 Laptops: which one to buy?

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) ModeratorCNET staff - 8/9/06 1:47 PM

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Hey, CNET, Im going off to college in a month, and I want to use some graduation money to buy a laptop. I don't know where to start, and time is running out! I need a system that does word processing, spreadsheets, and so on and lets me do quick Web browsing. Games and MP3 storage would be a nice bonus. I'm most concerned about portability, weight, and battery life since I will probably take it to classes. What is my best choice?

--Submitted by: Collin C. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin


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