Screen Size: 14 in - Core i5, Core i7, Core i3 - HDD: 320 GB, 500 GB, 250 GB, 128 GB - Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64-bit Edition, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (On Ciao since: 03/2011)
Screen Size: 14.1 in, 15.4 in, 15 in - Core 2 Duo, Core Duo, Core Solo - HDD: 80 GB, 60 GB, 100 GB, 120 GB, 40 GB - Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Microsoft (On Ciao since: 12/2006)
Advantages: Speedy, Robust, Good graphics card, Connectivity Disadvantages: Not the prettiest of designs, Annoying keyboard layout w/ no Windows key and Fn/Ctrl key placement
I bought myself a used IBM / Lenovo Thinkpad T41 for £129 and although it's a pretty old machine (probably from 2004) and fairly low spec by today's standards, I still feel it was a bargain. This was from Cash Converters.
The machine, like all IBM (now made by Lenovo) notebooks are intended for business users and so the design is not particularly sleek but...
Advantages: fast, easy to use, backup and recovery system, value Disadvantages: too basic for some
...Lenovo G580 2689
With the evolution of the ?I-generation,? the need for laptops seems to have gone in the opposite direction with everything being about Angry Birds, Apps, Facebook and Twitter. However, I am a relatively simple man when it comes to technology and like to have a piece of equipment with a keyboard and mouse (call me old-fashioned if you like). After years...
Advantages: extremely fast, stays cool, works with any OS, almost futureproof, upgradeable, robust and durable Disadvantages: isn't the most beautiful
...The Lenovo T500 is, at first glance, a horrible laptop. I have never been fond of the ThinkPad series as their ugly looks always seem to become degrading and almost make the product seem old, even when it's brand new!
However, around six months ago I did choose to buy one, as the specification was outstanding.
The laptop comes with 4GB of RAM(although there is a cheaper 2GB model) which...