On this episode I’ll answer the tech question writers ask me the most: which laptop should I buy? My specific answer varies depending on the writer, but there’s one laptop series I end up recommending 80% of the time. And I bet you’re dying to know what it is.
Present: K. Tempest Bradford.
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ThinkPad T Series Reviews
- The Best Student Laptop — In which I talk about why the T450s is the best for students. Most of the reasons I cite are the same for why it’s great for writers.
- ThinkPad T450s Reviews: PCMag | LaptopMag | The Wirecutter calls it the Best Business Laptop
- LaptopMag’s Avram Piltch, a ThinkPad expert, rates the ThinkPad T460 higher than the T460s.
Buy a ThinkPad T Series Laptop
- New directly from Lenovo — You can customize a laptop here to fit your needs and budget.
- Discounted or Refurbished from Lenovo’s Outlet Store
- Refurbished or New from NewEgg.
- Refurbished from Computer Overhauls, a reseller in NYC I’ve used for years. They will ship.
- eBay has a huge number of ThinkPads for sale.
Other Good Laptops For Writers
- MacBook Air 13
- ThinkPad X260
- Acer Aspire E 15 — I talk about why this is an excellent budget laptop over at Gizmodo, but the exact models can be hard to find. Here are a few I found: Amazon | Amazon | NewEgg | NewEgg
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