shutterstock_15207160Choosing the right technology for your family can be stressful. With all of the options available, which one should you choose? Whether you or your child is getting ready to go back to school, let this information be a guide to help you decide what is right for you.

Laptops - Allowing students the productivity they need and the freedom they want.

Laptop buying tips:

  1. Know what you want to do with your laptop - school, work, family
  2. Pick your type - light/portable, touch screen, 2-in-1
  3. Know key specs - processor, RAM, hard drive space

Tablets - Great for tasks such as note taking, emailing and web searching.

Tablet buying tips:

  1. Know what you want to do with the tablet - spreadsheets, emailing, games, manage your business
  2. Choose the appropriate storage space - 8G for some pictures and videos, 16G to 32G for apps, music and videos
  3. How you will connect to the internet - WiFi or a connected tablet

Desktops - Help students move quickly through demanding work.

Desktop buying tips:

  1. Desktops have great advantages - more computer for your money
  2. Choose your type - All-in-one or box
  3. Know key specs - processor, RAM, and hard drive space