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Re: Need a new laptop - nothing seems to hit the mark!

Postby Johnmcl7 » 20 Jan 2015, 03:00

Annoyingly Dell don't seem to have the new XPS 13 on their UK site and also annoying is the fact they have the same name, I wish they'd revert to four digit numbers as it's a pain in the neck trying to find the right model when hunting for reviews or information.

Strangely the Vaio died this evening which I assume is due to its water damage although it's oddly late, it was sitting uploading some pictures and then looked like it had switched to power save however it wouldn't power on and there's no sign of any life now. When it appeared to have initially failed with its water damage, the LED indicators would come on briefly but that's not happening now either.

Which is bad timing as Broadwell seems worth waiting for although I've no idea how long it will be for Dell to be selling the XPS 13 here. The current XPS 12 and 13 can be had on the Outlet for around £650 delivered with an i7, 8GB ram and 256GB SSD which is a good spec and I'd guess will be half the price of the new XPS 13 but neither of the older machines really takes my fancy.

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Postby Replicant » 12 Oct 2015, 06:13

EviL Ras wrote:Source of the post I have a vpn client. lets me in good from holland!


Rus, do you keep PIA on all the time or only when wanting to 'watch MOTD abroad'?

Do you use it on the S6 Edge too?
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Postby EviL Ras » 12 Oct 2015, 09:26

Replicant wrote:Source of the post Rus, do you keep PIA on all the time or only when wanting to 'watch MOTD abroad'?

Do you use it on the S6 Edge too?


I use it whenever torrenting on my PC. Its on the S6 edge and ipad mini too so we can watch BBC/Sky when abroad.

Its stable and i can get the full 77mbps that my broadband can provide.
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Postby Replicant » 12 Oct 2015, 16:18

After your recommendation I have been using PIA randomly. Just wondered if there was a reason not to use it all the time.

What do you think of the mobile app?
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Postby EviL Ras » 12 Oct 2015, 17:33

I don't know! I just use it to torrent, but makes sense to have it on all the time to mask your identity. You can map it straight onto your router with some models.

Mobile app is fine, never had an issue with it. But again, i only use it abroad to download programs!
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