Just discovered this:
Since Apple may soon block independent repairs and/or obsolete my MacBook Air I know where my next laptop is going to come from... 🤓
Also interesting: https://www.tuxedocomputers.com
They have some interesting laptops and workstation configurations with AMD Ryzen CPUs.
@ParadeGrotesque Damn, 5 year guarantee is such a good selling point. The only country that has 5 year guarantee for hardware in Europe is Norway, and that's like over 1k krone (Norwegian currency) afaik + iirc
@ParadeGrotesque Or was it 1k €, not sure
350 euros for a 5 year warranty extension on Tuxedo.
Kinda pricey. I'd like to know if their computers are worth it, though.
@ParadeGrotesque That sucks, i thought you get it with any of their hardware. It's too pricey imo, you can get like 2 x220-230 Thinkpads. Yeah, they have good advertisement but they might not be as good.
My philosophy has always been: unless you drop it on concrete, a computer should work when opening the box.
If it works when you open the box, it's probably good until you drop it on concrete... 😋
If it does not work when you open the box, you can replace it anyway, simply by putting it back in its box, and sending it back.
5 years warranty on something like a laptop is probably overkill (but that's just me).
@ParadeGrotesque That's a good philosophy haha Yeah, it is, but then again you have older, non-tech people that want their laptops to work, so from that angle 5 years is a really good deal for them. But i do agree that 5 years in general is kinda overkill.
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