Awesome Computers & Devices for Going Back to School

With school in full swing, it's time to check out area computer sales. Springfield retailers offer a variety of great devices for students. As you browse, don’t forget to check out the laptop and desktop offerings from Rethink Associates and other local retail shops.

Laptop Sales to Check Out

  • HP EliteBook Folio 9480m: The latest from HP is ultra-thin with a thickness of under 1 inch, and is the perfect size for carrying in a backpack with a 14-inch screen. Do your schoolwork anywhere with its mobile broadband options with 3G and 4G LTE capabilities.
  • Lenovo B50: Want a new laptop without the expensive price tag? This Lenovo is a killer deal. Pairing a 15.6" Touchscreen, Windows 8.1 and 4GB of Meemory, this little Lenovo can get the job done. We have already set several customers up with these, and they love them!.

Dutiful Desktops

  • Apple iMac: With up to a 1-terabyte hard drive, 8 GB of RAM and a 27-inch monitor, the iMac combines the tower and computer monitor into a single, space-saving system. The included iWork software is compatible with Microsoft Office programs.
  • Asus M70AD-US003S: The M70AD is a powerhouse with a very fast solid-state hybrid drive (SSHD), built-in uninterruptible power supply and the ability to support older digital media. It also comes with Qi and near-fieldd communication (NFC) charging capabilities so you can charge and connect your phone to the computer at the same time.

Best Tablets for Students

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0: Take notes in class with ease with the tablet’s built-in S Pen. The Galaxy Note 8.0 is small enough that you can hold it in one hand, but the screen is large enough to make reading comfortable. With the ability to run two apps side-by-side, you can take notes and follow along in your e-textbook at the same time.
  • ASUS Transformer Book T100TA: ASUS combines what you like the best about tablets and laptops, and eliminates compatibility issues, with the Transformer Book. This laptop is a hybrid tablet that runs all the Windows programs you like and comes with Microsoft Office, Home & Student 2013.

As you shop around for new back-to-school gadgets, don’t forget to supplement them with items like wireless headsets and a USB hub that allows you to connect all your devices.

When looking into computer sales, Rethink is a great place to find refurbished products that work like brand new systems. Rethink Associates offers refurbished systems, like MacBook Pros and iMacs, including the Sandy Bridge i5.

During the school year, keep Rethink Associates's Phone Number handy in case you need computer repair. Springfield is our neighborhood and we’re always happy to help with any of your laptop or desktop issues.