Guide to cheap and good multimedia laptops

Editing on a laptopNowadays, we use laptops for a variety of purposes. This is because the common laptop has come very far in its 30-plus years of history; as a matter of fact, many portable laptops offer the same type of function as many of the top-of-the-line desktops. Additionally, since the advent of digital media, many people seek out strong laptops that can manage the multimedia formats that we use daily. I’m something of an amateur videographer; I film weddings and get-togethers, so I often find myself seeking out a laptop that I can work with on-the-go for my multimedia files. So, which are the best multimedia laptops? Let’s take a look at some key features to think about.

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Best Laptop for Small Business: Guide + Top Picks for Every Price

What is the best laptop for small business?You hear the term “laptops for business” or “business laptops” all around you, especially if you run your own business and network with other small business owners. But what are these laptops and how can you find one that suits your professional needs?

Let’s get this out of the way. There’s no “perfect laptop for business”. But there are a few models that get pretty damn close to that. Each model of laptop has its own strengths and weaknesses. Each one has different specs and is better at certain things than other models. Things like durability, snappy multitasking without downtime, long battery life should be taken into account. But depending on your specific business, you will need to weigh some of these factors more heavily than others.

Let’s face it, wading through hundreds of laptops searching for these things would be quite boring and very time-consuming. And one thing I know about business owners – they hate wasting time. This is where I come in and help you out. I’ll tell everything you need to know about the various components of the best laptop for business. And of course, I’ll cover the best laptops for small business right now. By the end of the post, you will know what laptop is perfect for your small business and why.

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5 Best laptops for Data Analysis (Windows, Linux and macOS)

Best laptop for data analysisIf you’re in for a new laptop for data analysis. Unlike some other laptops in IT – you might not need to get a high-end laptop to just analyse the laptop. Ironically, it’s not because data science doesn’t need a high-end machine, it’s exactly the opposite. It needs so much computing power that you might as well jump to a cloud computing.

Of course, most of the time I’d recommend getting a laptop that’s capable of crunching decently sized sets of data on its own. But that might not be suitable for everyone as these laptops are inherently larger and, more often than not, shorter on their battery life.

By the end of this guide, you’ll know EXACTLY what you should look for when in search for the best laptop for data analysis and what are my top 5 picks for it.

I’ll start off with the key requirements for the best laptop for data analysis.

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6 Best laptops for IT Professionals in 2016

Best laptop for IT ProfessionalsQuite often, we get into IT with excitement for nearly everything related to computers. I remember when I was into hardware and I just had to know EVERY SINGLE BIT about every piece of metal. But as time passed by, we all start to specialize. For some time, I was out of touch with the PC hardware. Now, I find many IT professionals in a similar situation. They were the ones that would throw computer recommendations left and right. But in a few years time, they felt a bit like fish out of water when it came to finding the best laptop for IT professionals.

This is where I come in. I’m here to fill you up with all the #knowledge you need to find the best of the best.

If you stick with for the next 5 to 10 minutes, you’ll know which of your needs you should to take into account and what are the best laptops for IT professionals right now.

Let’s jump right in.

What is needed for the best laptop for IT professionals?

IT professionals come in many “flavours”. By the time I’ll end writing this guide, there will be a new branch of IT under this ever-expanding umbrella term.

For simplicity’s sake, I’ll give some illustrative examples for programmers, system analysts, data scientists, and IT managers. I apologise for every other unique snowflake I’ve left out. Worth mentioning, I’ve written a guide for penetration testers right here.

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6 Best laptops for Internet Surfing under $600

Good laptop for web surfing Finding the best laptop for internet is no different from finding any other good laptop. And we’ll do just that. First, we’ll form a clear set of requirements and then we’ll pick the best laptops in the market considering their specifications, reviews, and price.

What is Important for Best Internet Laptops?


Internet browsing doesn’t require powerful specifications, so an expected price for a good internet laptop can vary between 160$ to ~550$. The very best laptops for internet can cost up to $1000 but in our case, they won’t offer that much more than an $600 laptop would.

Browsing experience should be the same for each laptop, so buying an expensive laptop just for browsing isn’t the best choice. But there are a few exceptions:

  • Gaming
  • Heavy multitasking
  • Professional computing-intensive work

In those cases, you might need a more expensive laptop. But otherwise – you’re in the clear even if you get an entry-level model.

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