Hi, Yeah, I'm a fan of Toshiba myself. Although, I haven't actually owned one I know plenty of people who do, have worked on them in the field, and they are ranked amung my favorite laptops. I think whenever my Compaq goes my next will likely be a Toshiba.
On 5/4/10, dark <d...@xgam.org> wrote: > Actually tom, I can beat that. > > My old uni laptop, a toshiba was bought in 2000, and I used it up until > 2006, and until i got my desktop in 2005, it was pretty much used for > several hours every day. In fact the only thing that went on it was the fan > (my dad actually started using it recently just to do basic word processing, > though he's sinse bought a newer model and my old machine has been consigned > to the dustbin of history). > > the most extreme though is my brother's Toshiba. He had his original machine > stolen during a burglary in 1997, containing all the work for his A-levels. > Dolphin physically built him one within 10 days (this was in the days when > you couldn't install a program like supernova without assistance, so it was > better done in the shop), and sent it out. > > he stopped using it as a main work machine in 2005, and sinse bought a > smaller netbook as a basic note taker. however, my mum is stil! using that > machine, complete with it's install of windows 95 as a word processer > now, ---- and it stil! works! Admittedly, sinse my brother used consoles for > his gaming, i don't believe it saw quite as much use as mine as it was > basically used for word processing and net brousing, --- but stil it must be > a record. > > As you might gather, we all like toshiba as a make. > > I did once use an acer, but found it ridiculously buggy and prone to > overheat, even though it was scarcely six months old. > > The only issue with toshibas I've noticed is to be careful with the > batteries, and remember to keep running them down, even when unnecessary. > > i bought two new batteries for my toshiba last year, and I try to run them > down to nothing even when I've got a power point handy. Their stil taking > full chaarge, which is good. Admittedly that's only about 200 minutes per > battery, not like the battery life on some more modern machines, but having > two of them helps a lot. > > Beware the grue! > > Dark. > > > --- > Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org > If you want to leave the list, send E-mail to > gamers-unsubscr...@audyssey.org. > You can make changes or update your subscription via the web, at > http://audyssey.org/mailman/listinfo/gamers_audyssey.org. > All messages are archived and can be searched and read at > http://www.mail-archive.com/gam...@audyssey.org. > If you have any questions or concerns regarding the management of the list, > please send E-mail to gamers-ow...@audyssey.org. > --- Gamers mailing list __ Gamers@audyssey.org If you want to leave the list, send E-mail to gamers-unsubscr...@audyssey.org. You can make changes or update your subscription via the web, at http://audyssey.org/mailman/listinfo/gamers_audyssey.org. All messages are archived and can be searched and read at http://www.mail-archive.com/gam...@audyssey.org. If you have any questions or concerns regarding the management of the list, please send E-mail to gamers-ow...@audyssey.org.