From: Liam Bedford (lbedford at domain lbedford.org)
Date: Thu 06 Jun 2002 - 14:50:31 IST
On Thu, 6 Jun 2002 14:44:41 +0100
Colm Buckley <colm at domain tuatha.org> blurted in message
20020606134442.14A584BE32 at domain ogma.tuatha.org:
> On Thursday 06 June 2002 14:40, Thomas Bridge wrote:
> > Where's the best place to buy a laptop like a Vaio? Obviously Dell
> > only sell direct, but I'm wondering about places like Compustore and
> > the like - are they as ludicrously over priced for laptops as they
> > are for desktops?
> The Sony Store, believe it or not, are usually willing to haggle over
> Vaios and the like, if you can point out that it's cheaper on the
> Net. They usually won't be able to *match* the prices of the online
> stores, but they'll get it into the comfort zone. IME.
Sony will also then gouge you on the price of batteries, etc, any
accessories you might want.
> Peats have a good selection of Vaios.
they won't price match sonystyle-europe.com, who generally seem to be
cheaper, and are part of sony. They sell exactly at the Sony Ireland RRP in
> Don't by Toshiba laptops if you want to install anything non-standard
> on them.
no comment. I know nothing about them.
<subliminal> visit think different and get the 700 Mhz iBook, or the 667
-- Liam Bedford | Greg: Can't you see you're all alcoholics? --------------| Guv: Oi. We don't call them that. We call them fanatical followers of the Ale Kaeda network.
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