We reviewed the Asus E200. We were given the task of finding price, screen size, memory, storage, weight and OS.
We also learnt how to input into spreadsheet to find the optimal screen height for a screen not less than 10 inches.
We also did an image search exercise finding and saving shop front in Hackney of a particular size.
We also went through various google search options and search tools. We also learnt about the different web browsers.
We looked at a print out of Which magazine tests of laptops
We continued to practice internet searches. Today we were tasked to answer a set of questions regarding the retail prices of Windows software and Apple hardware then to add these into our spreadsheet.
I discovered that the prices shown varied widely;this I was informed was because some versions of the software had been extracted from old equipment, then sold-on as refurbished.
Today we searched for retail prices for Operating Systems such as:
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional.
Microsoft Office not-subscribed
MacBook Pro 15″
which we added to our procurement team spreadsheet. Discussed best screen aspect sizes, storage, memory , AppleMac OS Linux and ChromeOS.
Learnt alot today about the operating system which will help future purchasing.
This exercise has enabled me to search for cheap retail prices for Microsoft Windows 10 and use the spread sheet and sent to the Procurement Team . It has really help me because I will be able to search and buy my own pc from the internet
Did a retail search exercise after having blogged our progress last week. For the search execise we had to locate operatiing systems for our project. Had a most informative lesson about different operating systems from Rick, so we should now have a better idea of what we are looking for when we decide to shop.
Posting a blog.
Searching for retail prices and sharing them within ‘Bold’ on a shared spreadsheet.
Looked at screen sizes and shapes. (aspect ratio)
Considerations for buying new or refurbished computers including : memory, storage, operating systems.
Today we did a blog re what we did last week.
Then we searched for retail prices for:
Microsoft windows 10 professional, Microsoft Office and Macbook Pro. We then entered info onto spreadsheet.
Rick then outlined a list re points to consider when buying new or refurbished laptops. We also looked at screen sizes etc. etc.
This exercise has enabled me to use web address to find retail prices of microsoft windows and select a number of computers below the prices of £300.00 with good qualities
Learned about what are Chromebooks, Chromebase, Chrome OS and another Chrome operative. Did homework on these but did not submit findings thinking it would be saved until when I returned to it later. A mistake on my part that I have learned from – always submit information otherwise it is wiped and you end up wasting your time!
My findings were most intriguing, particularly when talking to a friend of mine who designs web sites for a living, how this new operating system can have some frightening implications.
what i learn today.
today i learn how to find job search sights quickly an to refine search using specific words.
Tour of G suite apps.
Search and advanced searches-refining search: using ” ” signs.
Finding the form (in Email) for response to searches.
Further to our general search for computers we investigated Chrome devices: Chrome OS, Chromebase and Chromebox.
We reported on our findings vie a web based form contained within an email.
I learnt how to extract the salient information when searching for different specification of computers and I also understood what it means when a search has an AD at the start of the line. It means that microsoft is being paid each time you click on the Ad
The next Wednesday afternoon course is now full.