Whether you’re a student or an executive, you need the proper hardware to keep you on track and on top of business.  Here are some laptops that won’t just take care of the job, but also help you to succeed in the business world and the classroom.

 

School

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Apple MacBook Air

Apple’s MacBook Air is a top contender in the world of laptops, it’s no surprise that it made this list.  Battery life is extremely important for those long study sessions or extended work days in the office, with the 11 inch Air you get up to 9 hours of life and with the 13 inch, 12 hours.  If you’re always on the go, you’ll want a laptop that is portable and easy to carry with you.  You’ll be surprised how thin and light the MacBook Air is with all the power that is packed into the sleek and chic design.  You just can’t beat the power of the fourth-generation Intel Core processors , all flash storage, or the speedy Wi-Fi.  The clear camera and dual mics make for a clear call for all Face Time users   The 11 inch starts at $899 and the 13 inch at $999, so to get geared up for the beginning of the school year or to power through the last half of the year.

Asus Transformer T100

This 2-in-1 tablet/laptop combo is perfect for those days that you don’t need an entire laptop to tote across campus.  Asus knew what they were doing when they developed the Transformer T100.  Just grab it and go; you’ll still have everything you need just conveniently in the form of a tablet.  Don’t worry about sacrificing power, you’ll get up to 11 hours of strong performance.  You get the best of both worlds the complete package of a reliable laptop, and the portability and lightweight slim design of a tablet.  Comes packed with Quad core Intel Atom Processor and Windows 8.1 Office to keep you top of the class.  The Asus Transformer T100 is available for purchase from Best Buy for $349.99.

HP Chromebook

These stylish Chromebooks from HP are fast, stylish, and all you need to make it through to the end of the semester.  You get all the things you love about Google all in this sleek and stylish Chromebook.  With a 11 or 14 inch option, you will feel like you are working on an actual laptop, just much less bulk and baggage.  You only get what you want; what you need to ace that class.  The HP Chromebook 11 is available for $279.99 and the HP Chromebook 14 for $299.  There’s more than just screen size that separates these two option, check it out here.

 

Work

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Apple MacBook Pro

If you really want to make a strong impression and show that you really mean business, doing work on an Apple MacBook Pro is your best bet.  The magnificent retina display will really capture you and keep you focused on your work.  Whether you choose the 13 inch or 15 inch display, you will experience at least 4 million pixels.   The best of the latest technology will be packed into the thin and light MacBook Pro so you can rest assured that you’re working with only top tier tech.  It comes with some powerful apps straight out of the box so you are set to go the second you open it up.  If you’re already an Apple lover than you know just how amazing Mac’s OSX is, if you’re a new Apple lover than get ready to have your mind blown!  You can get the 13 inch display MacBook Pro for $1299 and the 15 inch display for $1999.

HP Z Book

HP really offers everything you need in their workstation Ultrabooks.  You get incredible performance with breath taking graphics all in a slim and portable workstation.  You get power, ample storage space (from 1 TB to 2.8 TB and 16GB to 32 GB), and a long battery life to get you to be the most productive version of yourself.  HP does not hold back when putting together the best.  No matter what your field of work consists of, the HP Z Book is a great choice, with three different versions there is sure to be one to perfectly fit your professional needs.  The HP Z Book 14 starts at $1399, the Z Book 15 starts at $1499, and the Z Book 17 starts at $1699.

Dell Latitude

Dell’s line of Latitude laptops, tablets, and Ultrabook are top of the line business devices.  Easy to use and collaborate with others makes it a piece of cake to get projects done right in a timely manner.  Never mind security issues, the line of Latitude devices comes with full data protection and malware prevention technologies.  The line ranges from lightweight and portable tablets to fully packed and powered laptops ready to take on the business world. Dell is such a trusted name that no matter what your business needs are you can be sure your company will easily find what will work best for them, whether it’s within their Latitude 3000 series, 5000 series, or 7000 series.

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