So I thought I'd check out the Toshiba website, and have a look to see what's available. They have a form that allows you to select your criteria, which would be great.
If it wasn't appallingly rubbish.
1) I can set a _minimum_ price I want to pay, but no maxiumum. Surely "My budget is £500" is more common than "Don't offer me things worth less than £500"?
2) The two lowest memory options are "<4GB" and "6GB". What if I want "4GB"?
3) There's no way of saying "I want an SSD". Which I do, as I don't need that much storage on my laptop, and for 256GB, the price is now down to £100, which is affordable.
4) Well, I didn't get as far as finding a fourth thing wrong, because I've now come here to write an LJ post and then go somewhere else to look for a laptop.
*The screen was replaced ok, but half time I picked it up the screen would glitch horribly and input would die. I suspect I cracked the motherboard when I sat on it.
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