US faces back-to-school laptop shortage

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Schools across the United States are facing shortages and long delays, of up to several months, in getting this year’s most crucial back-to-school supplies: the laptops and other equipment needed for online learning, an Associated Press investigation has found. The world’s three biggest computer companies, Lenovo, […]

The Best Laptop Brands for 2020

These days, laptops are a necessity. On the plus side, they’re never in short supply, and there’s one for every budget. On the downside, there are so many that choosing the best one for your needs can get overwhelming. The lifespan of a laptop ranges from three to five years on […]

What the Tech? Which laptop to buy | What The Tech?

Because of the pandemic and changes in school calendars, parents are expected to make sure their child can go online for at least some of their classroom work. Since many homes only have a couple of computers for the family, parents are being asked to make laptops available for their […]

Laptop shortage in US as families face back-to-school: Report

Educators nationwide worry that computer shortfalls will compound the inequities — and the headaches for students, families and teachers. SAN FRANCISCO, California — Schools across the United States are facing shortages and long delays, of up to several months, in getting this year’s most crucial back-to-school supplies: the laptops and […]

Virtual school is causing laptop shortages across the U.S.

American students are facing a shortage of laptops, particularly low-cost Chromebooks popular in K-8 schools, at the same time that many districts are choosing full-remote or hybrid reopening models. Why it matters: No device = no education. Supply and demand: U.S. laptop sales began surging in March, as the pandemic […]