We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.


Back to college: Top tips you need to know when buying a laptop

Head back to college in style

Journal Media Studio / YouTube

LOOKING FOR THE perfect laptop ahead of your return to college? We all know that buying a laptop can be an overwhelming experience. How do you know if it’s the right machine for the course you’ve undertaken? What about affordability, size and features?

These are all fair questions that can run through your mind ahead of taking that leap but have no fear, we’re tackling these issues head on and providing you with the ultimate buyers guide to bring you closer to your perfect purchase. 

John Reilly is the founder and editor-in-chief of TheEffect.net and he’s demystifying the process and running through his top tips and best deals on offer available now from Currys.

From budgets to batteries, processing power to display, John has everything you need to know before making that all-important investment. 

 Currys are offering a One4all gift card up to the value of €150 when you purchase a participating laptop of €299 or over*. To shop the products mentioned and the full range of laptops on offer in the Currys mega laptop sale click here

*T&Cs apply – see currys.ie for details

Your Voice
Readers Comments
This is YOUR comments community. Stay civil, stay constructive, stay on topic. Please familiarise yourself with our comments policy here before taking part.
Leave a Comment
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.

    Leave a commentcancel