Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

19514 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3427


Topic # 138560 8-Jan-2014 18:56 Send private message

Relative is in and out of hospital so needing a computer they can use for various things.

Don't really want to have to deal with the hassle of a wifi hot spot etc so a inbuilt lte would be good.

Not seeing a lot looking around the place. Budget is up to about 1400 or so. Slim and light is a priority. Also windows 7 would be better due to familiarity.


Create new topic
1948 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 206


  Reply # 963461 8-Jan-2014 19:09 One person supports this post Send private message

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon or Carbon Touch selected models have built-in 3G, and is also lightweight. Not sure about the price though..





NZ TechBlog - "With News, Reviews, Videos and Chat it is the all time tech-lover wonderland!" | A bit about me | Follow me on Twitter | My Geekzone blog



3544 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 121


  Reply # 963470 8-Jan-2014 19:28 Send private message

Best bet is to get a 3G dongle to open up more laptop options. Cheap as chips. Once set up, it's pretty easy vs trying to find wifi hot spots.



19514 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3427


  Reply # 963490 8-Jan-2014 19:42 Send private message

Dongle is one more thing to forget or lose or break so would rather not.

Can you buy lenovo at a shop at all?


19514 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3427


  Reply # 963500 8-Jan-2014 19:53 Send private message

Actually, just seen the price on that lenovo, thats gonna be too much I think. There are some HP Probooks that list 3G on peicespy that are near the target price range. Want to get a good one since it will become mine soon anyway.


Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:

News »

New Zealand government secures cloud framework agreement with Amazon Web Services
Posted 30-May-2017 15:51

Mobile termination rate revision not pressing
Posted 30-May-2017 15:16

IBM remote work recall a red herring
Posted 29-May-2017 19:15

RBI2 bidders at Rural Connectivity Symposium
Posted 29-May-2017 12:50

Edifier R1700BT speakers review: Luxury Bluetooth sounds
Posted 28-May-2017 13:06

National AI group launching next month
Posted 25-May-2017 09:54

New Zealand Digital Future, according to tech companies
Posted 25-May-2017 09:51

New Microsoft Surface Pro delivers outstanding battery life, performance
Posted 25-May-2017 09:34

Garmin VIRB 360 brings immersive 360-degree 5.7K camera experience
Posted 25-May-2017 09:30

Telecommunications monitoring report: Are you being served?
Posted 24-May-2017 11:54

NetValue partners with CRM Provider SugarCRM
Posted 23-May-2017 20:04

Terabyte looms as Vocus users download 430GB a month
Posted 19-May-2017 14:51

2degrees tips into profit after seven lean years
Posted 19-May-2017 09:47

2degrees growth story continues
Posted 17-May-2017 15:25

Symantec Blocks 22 Million Attempted WannaCry Ransomware Attacks Globally
Posted 17-May-2017 12:41

Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.