Jump to content
Cornwall Football Forum

Advice From Other Laptop Owners

Recommended Posts

Only me folks. Just a quick question.

I've got 2 laptops and no tower so I'm thinking of buying one of these (follow link below)


Has anyone bought one, or know someone who has, and if so, do they work. I don't want to waste my cash on rubbish.

Another cheaper one is on the following link.


Its so I can watch footy whilst waiting for my daughter when she's at her belly dancing lessons or if the kids are hogging the TV whilst footies on. I could sit in the car with the laptop on and put the aeriel on the roof say? What do you think?



Link to comment
Share on other sites

You should ask Knack CTB, he gave me good pointers when I was looking for a new PC and according to Coopsie he's the man in the know when it comes to computers :thumbsup:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Freeview is perfect my side of St Erth, other side of village under the hill has a few problems.

Belly dancing lessons for daughter are at Pool, in Redruth and also in the junior school by Tesco's, Camborne.

I usually sit in car reading e-books but they get boring after a while and Radio 5 live is not that great on a Thursday evening.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I've just realised the examples I gave aren't Windows Vista complient.

So far I've bought a digital camera and one of those 3 in 1 digital camera/voice recorder/camrecorder and they won't work with Vista. It's a bl**dy pain in the neck cos I wanted pictures of footy grounds for the combo website. Anyone else got Vista and has the same problems?

The item below complies with Vista.


Link to comment
Share on other sites

Guest Sport Lover

I thought it would be a good idea to buy a TV card for my computer. Although it works if I want to watch TV I put the TV on. SO treat it as a gimmick rather than a TV replacement

Link to comment
Share on other sites

I've got the "Peak DV3".

Works no problem. Used in the camper van and it's great if there's a good signal.

Drains the laptop battery of course so make sure that you have a car power supply if you want to watch it for any length of time.

I use it as a TV in the flat with a computer monitor. You can set it up so the TV appears full screen on the monitor and you can work away using the laptop screen

Brilliant and cheaper than a freeview box!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Create New...