How many of these tech fails can you relate to?
1. Your laptop is a bricktop
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You’re walking round with a laptop that’s the equivalent of a ‘brick’ mobile phone
2. Starting up is hard to do
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Your laptop takes forever to wake up – in fact you could go to sleep, wake up, and it’d still be asleep
3. Your sofa needs a little Feng Shui
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You love working from the sofa on all your favourite things (knitting, watching films, making lists, sorting your life). You know there must be a better way.
4. And friends call you Inspector Gadget
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You’ve got a gadget for everything – laptop, tablet, personal organiser, camera, iPod, mouse, external hard drive, extension pack for your dead battery.
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5. Your laptop can’t multitask like you
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You want to listen to Spotify, run Excel, chat with friends and shop all at the same time – and your laptop can’t keep up.
6. Your online streaming looks…well…illegal
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Catching up on demand is gloomy on your laptop’s low-res screen.
7. And it weighs a ton
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Your laptop is heavy to carry and embarrassing at meetings – noisy, ugly, clunky.
8. Even your cat has run away
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You’re a cat lady without a cat – you don’t have time for this!
9. But you’ve got serious potential
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You’re bursting with ideas and plans for projects – but your laptop is holding you back
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10. Yet your mouse-clicking kills the mood
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Now, don’t let your old machine hold you back, ditch your regrets and discover the features that are right for you.
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