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What Is A Good Touch Screen Laptop ?


My neighbor asked me for a favor to look into a touch screen laptops. I found pics of it on-line, but wasn't able to get a big selection to choose from, especially not knowing exactly what to look for in those things aside from normal pc specs. He is not trying to spend a lot of money, but wants something "fast" and something that he can use with ease to like write a book or something on. And perhaps play some occasional games on, however this is not a priority if it will significantly increase the price. Not even sure what to expect for the price either. Suggestions, links, pics are appreciated.

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