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Buying a Laptop (recommendations)

laptop basics  


2014 Recommendations: 


Dell Latitude E6430 

Dell Precision Mobile Me M4700

HP Tablet PC Elitebook Revolve 810 G1

Apple 13” or 15” MacBook Pro 


iPads, Android Tablets- at this time, an iPad, Samsung Galaxy, Xoom, and other Android or Windows Tablet devices are not recommended as the students ONLY computer at FHSU.

buying guides

Despite all the hype surrounding tablets and netbooks, the classic laptop is a viable option for many students. Cheaper than a tablet, featuring a larger screen and keyboard, plus more media/gaming power than a netbook, regular laptops shouldn't be disregarded when considering your options.

Laptop Manufacturers - Buying Guides

"What's the difference between Notebooks, Netbooks and Ultrathin PCs?" by Jonathon Strickland on HowStuffWorks.


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Hours and Contacts

Monday,April 21 Forsyth will close at 10 pm because of no electricity

Spring Hours:
Sun:             1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon-Thurs: 7:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday:         7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat:            10:00 am - 5:00 pm

For current month(s) and detailed information, please select desired month under announcements (below).

Phone: 785.628.4434
Fax: 785.628.4096
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   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601
Physical Address:

   502 South Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4099