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Old 2 Weeks Ago   #1 (permalink)
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English Laptop

Hey all. Does anyone know if i could buy a laptop here where the laptop is in english? Meaning that the laptop is in english and the keyboard is in english? I was at walmart and office depot recently and took a look at the laptops and noticed that the keyboard is in spanish... i never noticed this before.


I want to get another laptop to stream tv show/movies and thus do it on that computer as oppose to my main computer. I thought about a chromebook as well as that might work but i would like to download some tv show/movies so not sure about that because i read those don't have much storage etc.


I messaged AbsoluteAL on this and he told me he actually got a brand new chromebook from the US but that laptop is bit too small for me... its 11.6'. I wanted to get like at least a 13.3 to 15.6 laptop/chromebook with 4gb ram etc. I believe i saw a chromebook at office depot but its in spanish.


Im also curious but do most of you who post on this forum... is your current computer/tablet bought in the US or in Mexico?


Thanks.
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Do you have a TV with an HDMI port?
Use that with a cheap laptop, Spanish or English.
And why download?
Most every movie and TV show is available for streaming.
Multiple sites for that.
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I didn't notice TOO MANY differences between keyboards... especially not for simple typing of words and numbers, but you could always re-map the keys if it was bugging you that much (and put stickers over the keys)

The real solution though is to buy a tv and a chromecast. You cna stream video from your computer or your phone or tablet. Probably a lot cheaper than a laptop. That is my preferred method of streaming video.
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These guys are steering you in the right direction. Buy a laptop and stream the content. So much less hassle.
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We used to be downloading fiends.
No more. Sites like bmovies has practically every movie and television show ever produced.
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Hey babaloo, nope i don't have a tv. If i did, i wouldn't watch much tv anyways.

I mention download because if internet doesn't work, well i could watch it offline etc. Also when you guys are talking about watching movie/tv show for streaming, are you talking about netflix, hulu etc or do you mean those other sites?

The reason i ask this is because i heard you can get viruses on certain streaming sites and thats why i want to get another laptop or chromebook for that issue. Thus any streaming or downloading goes on that computer etc. Has anyone here have experience with chromebook though? The keyboard thing, yes i never noticed they were in spanish until recently when i looked at the actual keys. But i read that you could change the language of it though to english etc. Babaloo... are sites like bmovies safe though on a regular computer? I never heard of that site. Thanks.
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Hey babaloo, nope i don't have a tv. If i did, i wouldn't watch much tv anyways.

I mention download because if internet doesn't work, well i could watch it offline etc. Also when you guys are talking about watching movie/tv show for streaming, are you talking about netflix, hulu etc or do you mean those other sites?

The reason i ask this is because i heard you can get viruses on certain streaming sites and thats why i want to get another laptop or chromebook for that issue. Thus any streaming or downloading goes on that computer etc. Has anyone here have experiencce with chromebook though? The keyboard thing, yes i never noticed they were in spanish until recently when i looked at the actual keys. But i read that you could change the language of it though to english etc. Babaloo... are sites like bmovies safe though on a regular computer? I never heard of that site. Thanks.
I gave you the site.
It’s been safe for us. No issues.
You have large monitors, right?
Use that.
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