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Need a new computer for homeschooling? You can do worse than a sub-£30 2007 MacBook off eBay

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For sure, older ThinkPads for the win. Also, especially if you stick with Windows, older-model (not *too* old) Dell Latitudes, the mid-generation ones still made with metal and with lots and lots of eBay parts availability.

Both those are the only laptops I recommend, really, even when someone tells me that they are looking to buy a new model. Unless you're ready to drop coin on a really nice machine, you can buy a recent ThinkPad or Dell out of business lease that originally cost multiples of what their budget for that new one is, yet get real quality, reliability and easy self-servicing.

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