Published August 9, 2011
blogs , technology
Tags: Apple, blogs, computers, discount, education, iMac, Mac, Technabob, technology
I’ve mentioned before that I’m somewhat ambivalent about the all-in-one PCs, mostly because they use laptop parts to get to that svelte size, but Apple has announced the specs of their education iMac, which sits at $999. That’s $200 less than the cheapest consumer model. You won’t get Thunderbolt or a Core i5, but you’ll get a decent computer for that price.
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On the weekend, I’ll take delivery of a MacBook Pro 17, which will become my main computing machine for the next few years. The way that I purchased it will show you how you can take advantage of the holidays and still save some money. Since I’m a PC guy, I’ll also share the different programs that I’ll install over the weekend.
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Published October 1, 2009
education , paperblog
Tags: Clairefontaine, discount, ESLite, fountain pen, Gongguan, Hilroy, Maple, mathematics, Moleskine, notebook, Parker, Rhodia, taipei, taiwan, Xinyi
Rhodia notebooks and pads
For some reason, I can’t seem to find Hilroy-type notebooks in Taiwan⁴. I use these types of spiral notebooks to do my math exercises. I couldn’t really find equivalent ones. This means that I have to check out different types of notebooks for that sole purpose. This is good and bad. It’s made me consider using Moleskines for class notebooks³, something that I had been thinking about. Moleskines are expensive. Even in Canada, they were expensive. They are also expensive in Taiwan, but thanks to ESLite’s 15% student discount, it’s not that bad¹.
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