1. My choice will be a Notebook/Laptop due to the advantageous characteristics it possesses over a normal Desktop computer some of which includes easier use at any given point of location (mobility).
2. LIST OF FEATURES AND APPS I WANT ON MY NOTEBOOK:
BRAND: LENOVO IDEAPAD 320kb-15lkb intel core i5-700; Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 bit; Intel Core i5-7200U, dual-core processor; NVIDIA GeForce 940MX; 16GB RAM memory, 1TB SSD storage; 15.6 HD Display; 30 Wh Lithium-Ion (4h 39min); Realtek High Definition Audio; HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GUE0N; : 23 x 378 x 260 (height x width x depth, in mm); 2.
2kg mass; DC power socket, gigabit-ethernet port, HDMI Out, 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type A), microphone and headphone jack, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (Type C), SD Card Reader; Applications include : smadav, adobe pdf reader, google chrome and Microsoft office 360.
ADAPTABILITY: This notebook is compatible to almost all the applications such as Microsoft Office 360 and if you are a gamer it will support most of games as it has high ram capacity and great graphics.
AFFORDABILITY: For all this great features that this notebook possesses it only costs at around R7500-R10000 which is reasonable.
LEVERAGE: The easier mobility of this device allows one to work while traveling / while at home. Any task, project and information can be shared to any device anywhere in the world through all the connection platforms that it supports.
TRANSFERABILITY: This device allows one to transfer information easier and quickly through the emailing platforms, Bluetooth connectivity and storage cloud.
EASE OF MASTERY: It is not difficult to master this device as it comes with an operational manual which will direct the user on how to operate this device.
ACCESSIBILITY: This device is relatively available at any of the major tech stores.
PARTICIPATORY: This ICT device is well adapted for any forms of communication and sharing information around the globe.
GENERATIVE CAPACITY: In this device one can upgrade on how effective they want the device to run to meet their needs.
REPLIES FROM THE DISCUSSION: I did not get any replies for the device(dell inspiron 3567) I had posted about which led me decide to opt for the LENOVO ideapad which had gotten good replies from my peers. However I have given some good replies to some of my peers who I think had chosen some great devices especially the notebooks, some of my peers in the group include K MJOJO, A MPHEGO and G PHANZI.
THE DISCUSSIONS THAT TOOK PLACE IN THE REST OF THE GROUP: In this assignment we were required to choose from the two topics that were given. In the discussion I noticed that most of us had chosen the topic about the notebook vs desktop which was the topic that dominated in discussions.