Tech tips for term time

    For most students, a laptop is their most important study and communications tool. The first decision is whether to choose a Microsoft or an Apple operating system. But check first whether the education institution has any particular technology requirements or offers a hardware discount scheme.

A survey of US students re-leased this week by Retrevo , the online consumer electronics marketplace, indicates that just over a third of students buying laptops plan to purchase small, lightweight netbooks. Another 49 per cent are buying full-sized laptops. Click Here to read more.