Fwd: Re: hp or Toshiba laptop?
b_bonev at mail.orbitel.bg
Fri Sep 8 13:55:35 PDT 2006
From: "Ivailo Bonev" <b_bonev at mail.orbitel.bg>
To: Parv <parv at pair.com>
Subject: Re: hp or Toshiba laptop?
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2006 23:52:44 +0300
On Fri, 08 Sep 2006 09:14:26 +0300, Parv <parv at pair.com> wrote:
> Sorry for using somebody else's reply to reply to OP as I had
> deleted the OP.
> in message <1157643522.667.6.camel at localhost>, wrote Joel Dahl
>> On Thu, 2006-09-07 at 08:38 -0400, Christian Lopez de Castilla
>> Wagner wrote:
>> > I'm looking into buying a new laptop in the next week
>> > Toshiba Tecra A6-SP3032 (Core Duo 1.83GHz, Intel PRO/Wireless
>> > 3945ABG (802.11a/b/g)
> I happen to be currently using Toshiba Satellite A105-40xx (work
> computer), which cost around $800-900 from Circuit City or Best Buy
> (US chain stores). After few weeks of usage, the keyboard turns out
> to be rather crappy. When i type -- my typing speed is around 25
> wpm & not much of a touch typist -- the keys (more likely the
> spring) whine as if they need lubrication & have become rather
> On another Toshiba Satellite, about a year old (as overheard from a
> coworker; I used it for 2-3 months), Fn key has become so
> ridiculously loose it behaves like a loose leaf paper covering a
> sauce pan.
> So, be mindful of Tecra's keyboard.
> OTOH, two year old IBM Thinkpad T42's ($1600) keyboard is working
> wonderfully; five old Dell Inspiron 5000e's (a thousand some dollars
> at the time) keyboard is still better than above mentioned new
> Toshiba Satellite.
> - Parv
And my 2-year Toshiba Portege burned. Sorry Toshiba, but thats the truth.
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