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Tech Tips | Device Picks (Fall 2017)

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Fall is here and I’m pretty happy about that. Cooler weather, pumpkin spice and, of course, fall beer. Anderson Craft Ales, one of London’s top craft breweries, has a Pumpkin Ale which I need to try. And, of course, with the new season comes new device picks. Let’s hop into those right now.

Mid-Range Laptops

  • Dell Inspiron 15 – $749
    15.6 inch screen, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 5.14 lbs
  • Dell Inspiron 13 – $849
    13.3 inch screen, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 3.43 lbs

High-End Laptops

  • Dell XPS 13 – $1,149
    13.3 inch screen, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 2.70 lbs
  • HP Pavilion x360 – $1,199
    15.6 inch screen, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 4.72 lbs
  • Microsoft Surface Laptop – $1,649
    13.5 inch screen, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 2.76 lbs
  • Microsoft Surface Pro – $1,849 (Price includes keyboard cover)
    12.3 inch screen, Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 2.38 lbs

Desktops

  • Dell OptiPlex 3050 – $679 and up
    Intel Core i3, 4 GB RAM, 500 GB Hard drive
    This doesn’t come with a monitor so don’t forget to grab one if you need it

Whisky Picks

At the Fall General meeting this year I gave away a few of my favourite bottles of whisky, specifically rye. At the RRSP meeting in January, I’ll be giving away my favourite bottles of bourbon.

As always, if you have any questions please contact me.

Craig Pike
(866) 963-8075
cpike@bfgon.com

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