Laptops are so awesome. They’re perfect for doing serious work or play while on the go. But choosing the best one is hard. That’s why you have to figure out what you need it for. The laptop is so versatile and there are a lot of different sizes, features, and prices. Your needs might be different than mine, so you should figure out what your needs are before you make a decision.

If you want a laptop, you should think about which operating system you want: Windows, Mac OS, or Chrome OS. They all offer different options and are priced differently, but it’s worth researching them before making a decision. Think about a hybrid laptop-tablet option, too. You could also consider the size of your screen; it becomes heavier as it gets bigger.

When you’re buying a laptop, just make sure you have a feel for the touchpad and keyboard. Look for what features are on both, then it comes down to what is inside. You might need a professional to tell you what’s what. Note the battery capacity to see how long it’ll last. And don’t spend more than you have to. Make sure you get the basics without breaking the bank.