Where: Meeting Room 2, Level 1, Anvil House, 138-140 Wakefield Street, Wellington.
What: There are many options for choosing a personal computer. We will traverse:
What is you real requirement? An upgrade can be very cost effective.
What about the advertisements? Seemingly attractive offers are to be found on television and newspaper flyers. Do these have regard to what your needs and requirements are, or might become.
What are you getting?
Many advertising claims may omit information, such as the need to subsequently purchase programs for which trial versions are initially supplied.
How: We will briefly discuss the three methods of acquisition.
1 Obtain a pre-loved computer. -Some families love to pass on units
2 Buy something new
3 Refurbishing something yourself [with assistance]
We will compare and contrast new computer specifications in a non-technical way; then compare desktop, laptop [notebook] and net-book computers.
What are the ways to assess value for money. Robustness and reliability is important. What are the prospects for support now and what is likely to be the availability of replacement parts in the years to come?
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Cost $5 each. Please pay on arrival, five dollar notes are appreciated.
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