Laptops Let You Take the World with You
Laptops give you the freedom to work, play, entertain and be creative anywhere you want. Whether you’re looking for a powerful, large-screen desktop-replacement notebook, or a smaller, more portable laptop that’s no larger than a book, we’ve got the solution for you. Future Shop is home to a huge selection of the best laptops, in all sizes, from brands like HP, Toshiba, Lenovo, Sony, Samsung, Acer, Asus, Gateway, Apple and Dell, with powerful processing from AMD and Intel. Choosing the right laptop can be tricky if you’re not sure what you’re looking for, especially given the wide array of operating systems available! Keep reading to learn more.
Microsoft has shaken up the home computing world with the introduction of Windows 8 laptops. This revolutionary new operating system lends itself perfectly to tablets and more conventional laptops and its introduction has seen the advent of laptop/tablet hybrids with touch screens. No longer will you have to make the choice, with Windows 8 you can have the best of both worlds. New features in Windows 8 include Live Tiles (a tile-based window system), complete cloud connectivity and a more flexible, user-friendly experience.
Everyday laptops are no-nonsense machines that are perfect for students and every day users as they provide the tools needed to work efficiently, while being able to handle media, social networking, creative projects and some gaming. Built with quick and reliable processors and plenty of RAM, these kinds of portable computers deliver the performance you need with awesome additional digital entertainment and wireless connectivity features. If you’re looking for a great way to get things done without breaking the bank, there are a wide range of everyday laptops that will suit your needs.
Ultrabooks have a specific combination of features and settings for super speedy performance optimal portability. An Ultrabook is only an Ultrabook if it has an Intel processor, a solid state drive, slim and portable design, superior battery life and a wake-from-sleep time that’s 7 seconds or less.
A 2-in-1 laptop combines the benefits of a tablet and a laptop in one lightweight, streamlined device. Equipped with a touchscreen optimized for the intuitive features of Windows 8, a 2-in-1 laptop provides the productive touch-typing experience of a laptop, and it easily switches into a portable tablet whenever you want.
Equipped with the power of Google, a Chromebook takes advantage of cloud-based computing to eliminate bulky internal components. You’re left with a sleek, responsive, cost-effective laptop that runs on the Chrome OS, so it’s optimized for surfing the web.
Contemplating treating yourself to a MacBook? Thanks to its friendly user-interface, dependability and style, Apple laptops like the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air have never been more popular. While they do cost a little more than some Windows-based laptops, the extra cost can be offset by the brilliant range of exclusive features like FaceTime video chat, iMessage compatibility with iOS users and the amazing suite of design products like inDesign.
Do you play games? If so, you need a gaming laptop that’s stacked with the highest specifications. Because the latest games are so graphically advanced, they require some serious horses under the hood. The best gaming laptops typically feature top-tier multi-core processors from AMD or Intel, and state-of-the-art HD graphics capabilities with lots of memory to spare. And because they’re designed to handle one of the most demanding applications on earth – HD games – they do everything else with incredible ease.