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Friday, May 14, 2021

Comparing Acers

Jay made an appointment for the dentist as he thought a bit of filling may have fallen out during our winter in Mexico. The hygenist called in the doctor and said everything looked all right. I had always thought a dentist would find things to fix if given a chance. Jay was lucky to escape without requiring any sort of anesthesia, I guess.
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I brought Jay uptown but as we didn't know how long he'd be, he walked down the hill.  Actually, he was back about the same time as I spent time in the mall. 

This photo wasn't going to end up on Flickr. I took it while shopping at the uptown, Walmart Supercenter. I often snap a picture of a product in a store so I can return home and find out about it at my leisure on the Internet.  I've discovered that picking out a new laptop in 2021 is confusing. There are models created especially for different markets. To make things even more complex, each model can be customized and configured in about a hundred ways. Now, computers are quite like snowflakes in that no two are exactly identical! 

This makes easy price comparisons next to impossible. I want to buy a replacement travel computer that is light and sturdy for carrying in my backpack. The ASUS we've been using for a few years is fine but it needs a battery replacement. In some cases, it is better just to start with something brand new. 

Anyway, the photo gave me something to blog about today.


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