I know plenty of people who are looking to replace aging Windows XP desktops. My advice: choose a so-called "desktop replacement" laptop. These systems provide roomy screens and full-size keyboards, yet they can still move around the house with relative ease.
TigerDirect has a seriously solid deal on a refurbished desktop replacement: the Acer Aspire AS7540-1284 17-inch laptop for $419.97 shipped.
Yes, we've seen models in this price range before--but not quite as nicely equipped as this one. For starters, the Aspire's mammoth 17.3-inch LCD isn't powered by some wimpy Intel graphics chip; … Read more